Fire Restrictions in effect for Saguaro National Park
Due to increased fire danger in southern Arizona, Saguaro National Park will implement fire restrictions in both the Rincon and Tucson Mountain Districts, beginning Wednesday, May 22, 2013. More »
Bottled water no longer for sale in Saguaro National Park
Water bottle filling stations have been installed at both visitor centers and the Rincon Mountain District bike ramada for visitors to refill their reusable water bottles. A variety of BPA-free waterbottles are available inside the visitor centers. More »
Tucson Mountain District (west) road re-opened
The Golden Gate Road has been re-opened north of Sendero-Esperanza and is is now rated for high clearance vehicles due to the rough nature of the terrain. More »
Teacher to Ranger to Teacher
How would you like to spend a summer in a national park working as a Park Ranger? Saguaro National Park is proud to be a participant in this exciting program for the 9th year. Teachers spend approximately 8 weeks in the park during the summer assisting with Junior Ranger Camps, developing curriculum for school programs, hiking and exploring, and having a great summer as a Park Ranger with the NPS.
Click on the links below to learn more about this program and to download an application.
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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.