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Saguaro National Park: A Home in the Desert DVD

This 15-Minute video explores the Rincon Mountain (East) District of Saguaro National Park. From the Sonoran Desert floor to lush grasslands to the tree covered mountaintops, the park provides homes for many species of plants and animals.

This DVD is available for loan by contacting Melanie Florez at (520) 733-5151 or e-mail at e-mail us.

green saguaro with nurse
NPS Photo
mixed Ponderosa patchy Grass
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

The forest of the Saguaro Wilderness Area.

Saguaro National Park is more than just a desert park. In fact, the highest point in the eastern district is Mica Mountain at 8,666 ft. There you will find a dense forest of Ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, alligator-bark juniper, and aspen.