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  • Crews begin roadside shoulder work on Picture Rocks Road.

    Starting Oct. 20-30 from 9:00am-2:30pm, crews will remove posts from previously illegal pullouts, clean out road culverts and overgrown vegetation. This work will not require any lane closures. Please slow down and be cautious around roadside workers. More »

Teacher to Ranger to Teacher

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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.
 

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.