Saguaro National Park, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona is home to the nation's largest cacti. The giant saguaro is the universal symbol of the American west. These majestic plants, found only in a small portion of the United States, are protected by Saguaro National Park, to the east and west of the modern city of Tucson. Here you have a chance to see these enormous cacti, silhouetted by the beauty of a magnificent desert sunset.

Saguaro National Park Info


Saguaro National Park

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News

Saguaro National Park November 2018 Program Schedule

Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of walks and talks that explore the park’s wonderful natural and cultural histories. Program listings also are available on the park’s website, www.nps.gov/sagu, or visit us on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; visitors should call the visitor centers for updates or reservations.

PRESS RELEASE: SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK WAIVES ENTRANCE FEES FOR VETERANS’ DAY 2018

Tucson, AZ – Saguaro National Park will be joining national park units across the country in celebrating Veterans’ Day with fee-free entry into the park. The staff and partners would like to take a moment to honor the men and women who have served bravely and done something extraordinary so that we may all enjoy the freedoms we treasure today.

SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK VISITOR CENTERS CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY, NOV. 22ND

Tucson, AZ – This Thanksgiving Day, both Red Hills (west) and Rincon (east) Visitor Centers at Saguaro National Park will be closed so that staff can celebrate their own Thanksgiving holiday traditions. The park will remain open on Thursday, access to all trails and drives will be available however, no guided hikes or programs will be offered. The Western National Parks Association park stores, inside both visitor centers will also be closed.

Saguaro National Park Photos

Saguaro National Park

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Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park

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Saguaro National Park

Cristate Saguaro: Natural Cactus Sculpture

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Cristate Saguaro:  Natural Cactus Sculpture

Closeup of a beautiful and rare cristate (crested) Saguaro Cactus in the Rincon Mountain District of Saguaro National Park, Arizona

Sonoran Panorama (2)

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Sonoran Panorama (2)

21 frame panorama.

Sonoran Panorama (1)

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Sonoran Panorama (1)

21 frame stiched panorama.

Tucson Scene

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Tucson Scene

Sonoran Sunset

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Sonoran Sunset

Ancient Desert Petroglyphs

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Ancient Desert Petroglyphs

Symbol of the West

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Symbol of the West

Hohokam Pictographs, fishhook barrel, King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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Hohokam Pictographs, fishhook barrel, King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

Fishhook Barrel, King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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Fishhook Barrel, King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona

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Hohokam Pictographs, saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), King Canyon, Tucson Mountain Section, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona