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 this desert preserve, chronicling thousands of years of desert living. A scenic drive, wilderness hike or a night of camping will expose you to a living desert that thrives.

Organ Pipe cactus illuminated in sunset

Explore the Wonders of the Desert

The Sonoran Desert is full of unique plants and animals.

Camper securing a tent to the ground


Organ Pipe offers a variety of camping including developed, primitive, and backcountry.

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Hike the Desert

Organ Pipe Cactus has dozens of miles of hiking trails.

Group of hikers walking into Alamo Canyon

Ranger Programs

In the winter months, join a park ranger for a variety of fun and educational programs.

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International Biosphere Reserve

Learn about this important international designation and what it means for Organ Pipe Cactus.

Last updated: January 29, 2021

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10 Organ Pipe Drive
Ajo , AZ 85321


520 387-6849

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