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    Saguaro

    National Park Arizona

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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 »

Weather

Summers can be extremely hot with daytime temperatures exceeding 105 degrees F (41 degrees C) in the shade, and evening lows averaging 72 degrees F (22 degrees C).

Winters in the Tucson area are delightful with mild warm days averaging 65 degrees F (19 degrees C) and cool nights averaging 40 degrees F (5 degrees C).

Always wear a hat and use sunscreen while hiking. Drink plenty of water, we recommend at least one gallon of water per person, per day.



Western Region NOAA Weather Forecast

 
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Did You Know?

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Six species of rattlesnakes call the Tucson area their home. They are the Western Diamondback, Tiger, Northern Black-tailed, Mojave, Sidewinder and Arizona Black Rattlesnakes.