• 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.

International Travel

International Travel into Mexico

Due to the location of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, many visitors plan on traveling into Mexico. A port of entry exists in the town of Lukeville, AZ, five miles south of the Kris Eggle Visitor Center.

Before traveling internationally, there are a few key things to remember:
1. Mexican law requires you to have Mexican auto insurance.
2. U.S. and Canadian auto insurance is not valid in Mexico.
3. The nearest locations to purchase Mexican auto insurance is in Lukeville and Ajo AZ.
4. Most rental car companies do not permit their vehicles to enter Mexico.
5. The Port of Entry at Lukeville currently closes from 12am-6am.

To Return to the United States:
A valid passport, OR current photo identification and proof of citizenship, such as your driver's license and birth certificate.
Passports will be mandatory for re-entry.

For additional and more up-to-date information, please contact United States Customs and Immigration personnel at the international border in Lukeville.

Lukeville Port of Entry, Customs and Border Patrol
(703) 526-4200
(877) CBP-5511

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Gila Monsters are one of only two species of venomous lizards found in North America. You can find them in the late spring through early autumn at ORPI. They move really slow, and you have to try pretty hard to get bit. We don't recommend it. It hurts, and they don't let go.