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  • Tucson Mountain District Roads Closed Due to Flash Flooding

    Several interior roads, including the scenic loop, are closed in Tucson Mountain District (west) due to severe storms and flash flooding on August 26th. Roads will remain closed until further notice. Check the park's facebook page for updated information More »

  • Labor Day Run - Rincon Mountain District Road Closure - Sept. 1st

    Due to the Annual Labor Day Run, Saguaro National Park's Rincon Mountain District Loop Drive will be closed from 4:00am to approx 10:30am on Sept. 1, 2014. Please be advised of vehicle congestion along roadsides when approaching the park during this time. More »

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?

Saguaro

The average life span of a saguaro cactus is 150 years, but some plants may live more than 200 years. A 20 foot tall saguaro weighs approximately 1 ton (2000 pounds).