Rincon Mountain District Backcountry Closures Due to Deer Head Fire
For the safety of hikers and campers, some trail and campground closures have been enacted. All off-trail areas within Saguaro National Park east of Douglas Spring Trail and Manning Camp Trails are also closed. More »
Saguaro National Park: A Common Heritage DVD
This 21-minute DVD, with versions in English and Spanish, explores the stories of the people who settled in this area. Follow in the footsteps of prehistoric Hohokam, early Hispanic settlers, and modern-day visitors.
This DVD is available for loan by contacting Melanie Florez at (520) 733-5151 or by e-mail at e-mail us
Did You Know?
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).