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    Saguaro

    National Park Arizona

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?

Gila Monster

Gila monsters are one of two venomous lizards in the world. The other is the similar Mexican beaded lizard. Gila monster venom evolved as a defensive rather than offensive weapon.