Alerts & Conditions


Road Conditions

All park roads remain open with the exception of:

  • The southeast border road along the wall is closed (not South Puerto Blanco Road, which is open) to pedestrian and vehicle traffic between the Lukeville Port of Entry to the Santa Rosa Mountains due to construction activity safety concerns.
  • Gachado Line Camp is still open; however the road further to Dos Lomitas is closed.
Map of the US Mexico border near Organ Pipe Cactus National Park.  Black bar spans the top with text "Temporary Border Road Closures - November 2023" to the right text "Organ Pipe Cactus N.M. National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior" followed

Pursuant to the authority outlined in 36 CFR § 1.5(a)(1), which provides that the Superintendent may “Designate areas for a specific use or activity, or impose conditions or restrictions on a use or activity,” the following areas are restricted or closed:

  • West Border Road (Roosevelt Reservation) from the Lukeville Port of Entry west to Quitobaquito Springs.
  • East Border Road (Roosevelt Reservation) from the Lukeville Port of Entry east to the Santa Rosa Mountains.
  • All crossover roads leading from South Puerto Blanco to the West Border Road (Roosevelt Reservation).

This closure applies to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic and exists as a means to facilitate safe and efficient access to Department of Homeland Security personnel engaged in the execution of official duties.

Visitor education materials and alerts will be made available throughout the closure period. The effectiveness of this closure will be assessed on an on-going basis. Notice will be provided of any additional closure revisions

Last updated: January 11, 2024

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10 Organ Pipe Drive
Ajo, AZ 85321



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