Basic Information

10 Organ Pipe Drive
Ajo, AZ 85321

The Kris Eggle Visitor Center is located on Highway 85, approximately 25 miles south of Why, AZ.

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Park road and trails are open 24 hours. The Kris Eggle Visitor Center is open 8am-5pm MST daily, except Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours

Summer months are hot, with temperatures exceeding 100F. Winter months are milder, with temperatures in the 70s, with overnight lows in the 40s.

Entrance Fees:

Organ Pipe Cactus Entrance Fee - $12.00

7 day entrance pass for the vehicle and all occupants

Twin Peaks Campground Fee - $16.00

Per-night charge for one campsite.

Alamo Canyon Primitive Campground - $10.00

Per night per campsite

Backcountry Camping - $5.00

Per trip

Kris Eggle Visitor Center

Kris Eggle Visitor Center includes an information desk, nature trail, exhibit hall, 15 minute film, and a bookstore.

 

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.

Last updated: April 13, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

10 Organ Pipe Drive
Ajo, AZ 85321

Phone:

(520) 387-6849 x7302

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