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    Saguaro

    National Park Arizona

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?

The flower of a Staghorn Cholla

Many of the plants of the Sonoran Desert are not only edible, they are great sources of nutrition, including the buds of the staghorn cholla which is a great source of calcium and magnesium.