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    Saguaro

    National Park Arizona

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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 »

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.

To view the in-park field trip opportunities, please see the Plan A Field Trip page.
To view the travel trunk programs, please see the Traveling Trunk page.

Did You Know?

Saguaro Blossoms

The saguaro blossom is the state flower of Arizona. In early summer, the Tohono O’odham people come to Saguaro National Park to harvest the saguaro fruit.