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 »
Plan A Classroom Visit
NPS Photo/By Katy Hooper
Teachers looking for a presentation to augment an existing science or desert unit may request one of our Traveling Trunk Programs. These 45-minute presentations are designed to enhance your in-class teachings. These programs meet State Science and/or Social Studies Standards.
Group size: 1 - 2 classes (up to 60 kids)
Travel Trunk Descriptions:
The Saguaro Hotel (Kindergarten):
Beautiful Bats (Grade 3):
Shopping at Hohokam Mall (Grade 4):
Wilderness Explorers (Grade 5):
For more information or to schedule a classroom program, contact:
Did You Know?
The saguaro cactus only grows naturally in the Sonoran Desert. There are approximately 1.6 million individual saguaro plants growing within Saguaro National Park.