Organ Pipe Cactus is located on the U.S.-Mexican border, two hours away from the cities of Phoenix and Tuscon. In the vicinity are several national park sites and other cultural attractions.
Nearby National Park Service Sites:
Saguaro National Park protects some of the most pristine and impressive forests of the Saguaro cactus.
Rincon Mountain District Visitor Center
Tucson Mountain District Visitor Center
Created as the nation's first archeological reserve in 1892, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument preserves the remains of an ancient farming community.
Tumacacori National Historical Park protects three Spanish colonial mission ruins in southern Arizona, founded in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Coronado National Memorial is the only unit in the National Park System that commemorates the Francisco Vasquez de Coronado Expedition of 1540-1542.
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The Tohono O'odham Nation Museum and Cultural Center focuses on Tohono O'odham history and culture.
Kitt Peak National Observatory Visitor Center and Museum hosts the world's largest collection of optical telescopes. Tours and night sky programs are offered.
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a zoo, natural history museum, and botanical garden highlighting the Sonoran Desert.
Ajo, AZ is the largest community in proximity to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.