Western National Parks Association
Both visitor centers within Saguaro National Park have a bookstore operated by a private, non-profit organization called Western National Parks Association (WNPA). In addition to Saguaro, WNPA also operates bookstores in 65 other National Park Service areas throughout the western United States. A variety of books on the Sonoran Desert and Saguaro National Park are available for purchase either in person, or on-line. For more information about Western National Parks Association, or to purchase material, visit them at www.wnpa.org
Did You Know?
The average life span of a saguaro cactus is 150 years, but some plants may live more than 200 years. A 20 foot tall saguaro weighs approximately 1 ton (2000 pounds).