• 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.


This is an endangered Quitobaquito pupfish.

One of our endangered species is the Quitobaquito Pupfish.

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is home to numerous species of animals. Birds, mammals, reptiles and fish all call this place home. Click on the links to learn more about some of the species you might be lucky enough to see in the park, and some you are not likely to find at all. This page is constantly being updated so check back soon to learn more.

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A short list of animals you might be lucky enough to see includes:


Did You Know?

Ferruginous Pygmy Owls

These tiny powerhouses of birds are Ferruginous Pygmy Owls and are only about the size of a human fist, but can easily eat twice their body weight in one meal.