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 is Modifying Operations to Implement Health Guidance

Saguaro National Park is closing all front country restrooms in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. This is in addition to the closure of both visitor centers and the suspension of fee operations.

Limited Services Resume at Saguaro National Park

Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park is resuming some visitor services, including increased visitor information and limited retail at both park visitor centers. This service increase is in addition to the reopening of restrooms and comfort stations at all picnic areas. Trailheads, trails, and scenic roads also remain open.

Cactus Forest Loop will Close April 17 – May 5 for Continued Road Preservation Construction

The Cactus Forest Loop Drive in the east district will be closed on weekdays from April 17 – May 5. This closure includes the Rincon Mountain Visitor Center Parking area. The road and parking area will be open on the weekends.

Saguaro National Park Photos

Embrace of the Saguaros: Arizona Sonoran Desert

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Embrace of the Saguaros: Arizona Sonoran Desert

A healthy Saguaro cactus in Arizona's Saguaro National Park that's developed an unusual bend. (It's impossible to avoid anthropomorphizing them on occasion...) Taken in November 2018

Saguaro National Park

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Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park

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Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park

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Saguaro National Park

Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

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Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

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Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

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Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park

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Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park, Arizona, 2016.

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Saguaro National Park, Arizona, 2016.

Beautiful saguaro cacti dot the landscape in a really cool national park.

Saguaro Smokestack

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Saguaro Smokestack

Saguaro National Park 2018. I spent a week visiting Arizona’s National Parks, two days and nights at Saguaro. The way the clouds appeared to be coming out of the cactus made me think of an old factories smokestacks, hence the title of the photograph.

Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

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Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

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Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

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Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

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Sombrero Peak at Saguaro National Park

Wildflower

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Wildflower

Bugs on Brittlebush

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Bugs on Brittlebush

Saguaro National Park

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Saguaro National Park

Hedghog Cactus

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Hedghog Cactus

Hedgehog Cactus Flower

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Hedgehog Cactus Flower

Barrel Cactus Blossoms

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Barrel Cactus Blossoms