• Sonoran Desert at Organ Pipe NM

    Organ Pipe Cactus

    National Monument Arizona

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  • Increased Fire Restrictions, Effective June 5 Until Further Notice

    Due to increase fire danger and dry conditions, all fires (charcoal, coal, and wood) are prohibited. Cook stoves and lanterns are still allowed. Smoking is limited to enclosed vehicles.

75TH ANNIVERSARY

The Public is invited to

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument's

75th Anniversary

April 14, 2012

Celebration activities held at the

Kris Eggle Visitor Center

2:30 Flag Ceremony

2:35 Welcome by Superintendent Lee Baiza

2:45 Guest Speaker: Bill Broyles

author of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument;Where Edges Meet

Guest Speaker: Ned Norris

Chairman for the O'Odham Nation

3:30 Closing remarks by Superintendent Lee Baiza

3:45 Ballet Folklorico de Ajo

4:15 Viewing of the new exhibits

The entrance fee for the monument is waived for the day. For more information call 520-387-6846 ext. 7302.

Former and current employees are invited to an all employee reunion after the celebration. Call 520-387-6849 ext. 7502 for more information and to make reservations for dinner.

Did You Know?

A view of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Ninety-five percent of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is designated wilderness. Anyone can experience this irreplaceable resource, for in Organ Pipe Cactus NM the wilderness is to be found just a few yards off any road.