Where Edges Meet
Mysteries of Sonoran Desert life are slowly revealed and abundantly displayed at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. This International Biosphere Reserve, is an ecorich collection of plants and animals in a surprisingly diverse geological landscape. Scenic drives, wilderness hikes and camping can lead to unraveling the mysteries that await your discovery.
State of the Park
As part of the stewardship of national parks the NPS has developed State of the Park reports to assess the overall status of park resources.Read More
Staying safe means being informed, knowing your limits and being aware of your surroundings.Read More
Drought and the monsoon: as the early summer drought takes hold and everyone awaits the monsoon, researchers analyze amazing floods from 2012.Read More
A night sky filled with stars. Silence broken by the wind whistling through cactus spines or a coyote howling. All are part of a camping experience.Read More
Volunteers bring a variety of talents and skills to the monument. Meet a few of these fabulous peopleRead More
Did You Know?
Most of the year this night-blooming cereus cactus looks like ugly brown sticks, but for one night only the flower opens and smells like a rose. To see one bloom is one of the greatest treats in the Sonoran Desert