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  • 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 »

For Teachers

Elf Owls in Saguaro Cavity

Elf Owls in Saguaro Cavity

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Saguaro National Park offers a variety of educational opportunities for schools to participate in, ranging from field trips to the park, to park ranger visits to the classroom.

Both desert natural history and cultural history programs are available.

All programs are offered free of charge to schools, with a minimum of two weeks advance registration required.

Did You Know?

Fairy Duster

March and April are the best months to view wildflowers in the Sonoran Desert. Popular flowers include the Mexican golden poppy, the Arizona penstemon, and the Fairy duster.