Cactus Forest Loop Road CLOSURE
The Cactus Forest Loop Road in Saguaro National Park Rincon Mountain District (east) will be closed March 10th and 11th from 5am to 8am. The Visitor Center Parking Lot will also be closed on March 11th from 5am to 8am for road striping. More »
Construction on roads in Tucson Mountain District may cause delays up to 30 mins
Starting February 3rd, work will begin to improve safety features along Picture Rocks Road, Sandario Road and Kinney Road. Work may cause delays up to 30 minutes and the work is scheduled to continue into March. More »
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 saguaro blossom is the state flower of Arizona. In early summer, the Tohono O’odham people come to Saguaro National Park to harvest the saguaro fruit.