Have you ever wondered why Organ Pipe and Saguaro cacti don't grow in all the American deserts? How is the Sonoran Desert different from the others anyway? Join us one of our free interpretive programs as we share the stories about your National Monument.
Interpretive programs are offered January, February and March. Check program postings at the Kris Eggle Visitor Center or the Twin Peaks Campground for details or check here for the week's events.
Programs are subject to change. Please check with the Kris Eggle Visitor Center (520)-387-6849 ext 7302 for more information.
These 10-20 minute presentations take place on the back patio of the Kris Eggle Visitor Center. Subjects and presenters vary.
Ajo Mountain Van Tours
Quitobaquito van tours have been scheduled for 2014.
Fridays: 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14
Sundays: 2/23, 3/2, 3/9
Call the visitor center to make reservations (520-387-6849 x7302). Seats fill and the early tours are already full.
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