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  • Tucson Mountain District Roads Closed Due to Flash Flooding

    Several interior roads, including the scenic loop, are closed in Tucson Mountain District (west) due to severe storms and flash flooding on August 26th. Roads will remain closed until further notice. Check the park's facebook page for updated information More »

  • Labor Day Run - Rincon Mountain District Road Closure - Sept. 1st

    Due to the Annual Labor Day Run, Saguaro National Park's Rincon Mountain District Loop Drive will be closed from 4:00am to approx 10:30am on Sept. 1, 2014. Please be advised of vehicle congestion along roadsides when approaching the park during this time. More »


Quicktime Capture

These Quicktime VR panoramic images allow viewers to scan right and left and in most cases all the way around. They provide a way of getting an overall impression of a scene and not just one static view. Click on the links and when the panorama opens in a new window, hold down the mouse on the image and drag to the right or left to pan around. Use the + and - buttons to zoom in and out.

Please note that you will need the latest version of Apple's QuickTime software to view the QTVR Movies below. If you do not have the latest version click here to download it for free.

Rincon Mountain District Cactus Garden
The Rincon Mountain District's Cactus Garden (Located Just Outside The Visitor Cneter) - April 17, 2007 - 2.85 Mb
Lime Falls
Lime Falls - Located In The Heart Of The Cactus Forrest - (Rincon Mountain District) - April 21, 2007 - 3.3Mb
Hope Camp
Hope Camp - Located In The Expansion Area (Rincon Mountain District) - October 29, 2007 - 2.9Mb
Italian Spring Trail
Italian Spring Trail - Taken Just Outside The Park Boundry (Rincon Mountain District) - November 10, 2007 - 3.0Mb
North Slope Trail Junction With The Cow Head Saddle Trail
The Junction Of The North Slope Trail & The Cow Head Saddle Trail - (Located In The Saguaro Wilderness Near Manning Camp - Rincon Mountain District) - Novemeber 10, 2007 - 3.8Mb
Riparian Overlook
Riparian Overlook - As Seen From The Back Side Of The Cactus Forrest Drive (Rincon Mountain District) - November 18, 2007 - 1.5Mb
Javelina Rocks
Javelina Rocks - Located 3/4 Of The Way Around The Cactus Forrest Drive (Rincon Mountain District) - November 25, 2007 -  2.5Mb
Loma Verde Creek
Flowing Water In Loma Verde Creek - Image Taken About 1 Mile Up Stream From Where The Wash Intersects The Loma Verde Trail - (Rincon Mountain District) - December 2, 2007 - 2.9Mb
Bridal Wreath Falls - Lower Falls
Bridal Wreath Falls - Water Running Off The Lower Section During A Nice Snow Melt - (Rincon Mountain District) - February 18, 2008 - 3.19Mb
Bridal Wreath Falls - Upper Falls
Bridal Wreath Falls - Water Flowing Down The Upper Section During A Nice Snow Melt - (Rincon Mountain District) - February 18, 2008 - 2.88Mb
Freeman Homestead Trail
Freeman Homestead Trail - The View From About A Quarter Of The Way Down The Trail.  The Site Of the Old Homestead Is About 400 Yards Away. - (Rincon Mountain District) - February 23, 2008 - 2.76Mb
Tanque Verde Ridge
Tanque Verde Ridge Trail - 1.5 Miles From The Trailhead Hikers Reach The Spine Of The Ridge And Are Rewarded With This View. - (Rincon Mountain District) - March 9, 2008 - 2.64Mb
Happy Valley Campground
Happy Valley Campground - (Located In The Saguaro Wilderness - Rincon Mountain District) - March 30, 2008 - 3.65Mb
Rincon Peak
The View From The Top Of Rincon Peak - (Located In The Saguaro Wilderness - Rincon Mountain District) - March 30, 2008 - 1.91Mb

Panoramic photos and QTVR's by Joshua Boles - NPS

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...