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    Saguaro

    National Park Arizona

For Teachers

Elf Owls in Saguaro Cavity

Elf Owls in Saguaro Cavity

NPS Photo

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?

Saguaro

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).