Welcome to Saguaro National Park

Tucson, Arizona is home to the nation's largest cacti. The giant saguaro is the universal symbol of the American west. These majestic plants, found only in a small portion of the United States, are protected by Saguaro National Park, to the east and west of the modern city of Tucson. Here you have a chance to see these enormous cacti, silhouetted by the beauty of a magnificent desert sunset.


Kids measuring and studying a saguaro.

Junior Ranger Summer Camp - 4 Spaces left!

Kids! Find your park at Junior Ranger Day camp. Explore saguaros, gila monsters, owls, and more. Two sessions for beginners, taking applications now.

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Saguaro National Park Volunteer

Volunteering Opportunities

Saguaro National Park volunteers assist in all aspects of park operations, completing many work projects in providing a variety of visitor services.

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Visitor Center Webcam

Not able to get to the park right now? with our webcam, you're still able to take in the scenery you would see from our visitor center.

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Not So Junior Ranger Badge

Introducing the NEW Not So Junior Ranger Program

Want to have MORE fun as you learn MORE about Saguaro National Park? Become a Not So Junior Ranger.

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Falls in the Backcountry

Hiking, Backpacking & Saguaro Wilderness

Planning on taking a hike? Are you backpacking into the Saguaro Wilderness? Here is some information you need to know.

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History of Section 17

Check out our Historic Section 17 Saguaro Census. Our SCA's, Park Staff and Volunteers help us count Cacti!!!

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Join our growing community of fans and get the latest updates of what is going on inside the park.

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