• Sonoran Desert at Organ Pipe NM

    Organ Pipe Cactus

    National Monument Arizona

Volunteer Pass

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Volunteer Pass - Free to those who have accumulated 500 volunteer hours.
This annual pass is for volunteers acquiring 500 service hours on a cumulative basis (beginning January 1, 2007). It provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of award. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). Contact the park volunteer coordinator) at (520) 387-6849 to learn about volunteer opportunities at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

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.