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  • Rincon Mountain District Backcountry Closures Due to Wildland Fire Activity

    Due to fire activity and for the safety of hikers and campers, some trail and campground closures have been enacted. All off-trail areas within Saguaro National Park east of Douglas Spring Trail and Manning Camp Trails are also closed. More »

Photos & Multimedia

Bright Violet Bloom of a Hedgehog Cactus

The bright violet flower of a hedgehog cactus which usually blooms in early spring. 

Joshua Boles - NPS

The unusual shapes of Sonoran Desert cacti, bright spring wildflowers, and spectacular Arizona sunsets at Saguaro National Park are a photographer's dream.

To see more images of the park visit our Photo Gallery, then visit the Multimedia Presentations page for a more interactive exploration of Saguaro National Park.

Did You Know?

Snow on the spines of a Saguaro Cactus

Even though the Sonoran Desert is known as very hot and dry place, snow sometimes falls and accumulates on the desert floor of Saguaro National Park. When it does it turns the desert into a winter wonderland. More...