Bottled water no longer for sale in Saguaro National Park
Water bottle filling stations have been installed at both visitor centers and the Rincon Mountain District bike ramada for visitors to refill their reusable water bottles. A variety of BPA-free waterbottles are available inside the visitor centers. More »
Tucson Mountain District (west) road re-opened
The Golden Gate Road has been re-opened north of Sendero-Esperanza and is is now rated for high clearance vehicles due to the rough nature of the terrain. 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).