Welcome to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
This 517 square mile park was set aside in 1937 to preserve a pristine example of Sonoran Desert Habitat. Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument preserves the northern-most natural habitat of the Organ Pipe Cactus, as well as amazing examples of desert plants, animals, geology, and human history. Be ready to enjoy the trails and scenic drives, the star-lit nights and the sun-filled days. Keep yourself safe by knowing what to expect from a desert wilderness.
Always check the weather and bring the appropriate clothing and other essentials for your visit. You might need to be familiar with accessibility information or even the safety rules for you and your pet.
Explore the links to the left to find out about operating hours, fees, weather and other important things to know before you visit, and download the Park Newspaper for up to date information.
Things to Do
Check out the Things to Do page for ideas in planning your visit. Here you will find information about hiking, biking, camping, ranger programs and scenic drives. Typical visits to Organ Pipe Cactus range from a half a day to multiple days. There are plenty of activities and places to explore for all people.