Life Abounds in the Sonoran Desert

Look closely. Look again. The sights and sounds of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, an International Biosphere Reserve, reveal a thriving community of plants and animals. Human stories echo throughout the Sonoran Desert, chronicling thousands of years of desert living. A wilderness hike, a scenic drive, or a night of camping will expose you to a living desert abounding with hidden life.

Organ Pipe cactus illuminated in sunset
Discover the breathtaking Sonoran Desert

Find out the information you need to know about planning a trip to Organ Pipe Cactus!

Camper securing a tent to the ground

Organ Pipe Cactus offers many camping options including developed, primitive, and backcountry.

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Organ Pipe Cactus has many miles of hiking trails to explore!

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Things To Do

Explore the many different ways to recreate, learn about, and experience Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

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Ranger Programs

During the winter months, learn about Organ Pipe Cactus through our ranger-led programs.

The welcome sign at Organ Pipe Cactus
Fees & Passes

Learn about the entrance fees and what passes are available at Organ Pipe Cactus.

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Learn about the uniqueness of the desert climate that enables this natural wonderland to function.

A rocky wash with two waterfalls and a running wash due to rain.
Alerts & Conditions

Discover current road, trail, and weather conditions in Organ Pipe Cactus.

Last updated: September 8, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

10 Organ Pipe Drive
Ajo, AZ 85321



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