History & Culture
Saguaro National Park is not just about cactus. For thousands of years, people have been in this area from prehistoric Hohokam to homesteaders and ranchers. They hunted, planted crops, tended livestock and raised families, leaving their mark on the landscape.
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.