• 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.

Contact Public Affairs

For additional media inquiries, please contact the park's Public Information Officer,
Sue Walter, at

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
10 Organ Pipe Drive
Ajo, AZ 85321

Phone: (520) 387-6849 ext. 7301
Fax: (520) 387-7475

Or you and send an e-mail by clicking here.

Did You Know?

A photo of a barrel cactus with flowers

It's not easy, practical, or legal to get "water" from a barrel cactus within the Monument. Even if you tried to get past the spines, it would be like sucking on a bad-tasting dish sponge. The best thing to do is fill a canteen with good drinking water before leaving home.