Operating Hours & Seasons

Kris Eggle Visitor Center at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
The visitor center was originally constructed as part of the NPS Mission 66 program and officially named the Kris Eggle Visitor Center in 2003.

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Kris Eggle Visitor Center:

The Visitor Center is OPEN from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm evey day until further notice. In response to COVID-19 guidelines visitor center occupancy will be limited to 8 people, including staff. There may be periods of time when facilities may closed or operate with reduced capacity based on the ability to adherer to established sanitization guidelines.

The Kris Eggle Visitor Center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Campgrounds:

Twin Peaks Campground is partially OPEN.
  • Until December 31st approximately half the sites are available on a first-come first-serve basis. Campers may self-register on-site at the kiosk or at the visitor center when it is open. Please do not occupy a site that is closed.
  • From January 1st to March 31st:
    • Approximately half of the currently open campsites are available by reservation only through Recreation.gov.
    • The remaining open sites are available on a first-come first-serve basis. Please do not occupy a site that is closed.
  • Please do not occupy a site marked as closed. Only three restrooms are open daily and alternate every other day. No solar showers are available this season.
    When reserving or self-registering, please select a site appropriate for your camping needs, (generator/non-generator site, size of RV, ground tent only sites).
  • There may be periods of time when facilities may closed or operate with reduced capacity based on the ability to adherer to established sanitization guidelines.

Group campsites are CLOSED until further notice.

Alamo Primitive Campground is OPEN and available on a first-come first-serve basis. Campers can self-register on site. No motorhomes or trailers are permitted at Alamo Campground.


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Roads
Please check ALERTS for current temporary road closures.
Occasionally the scenic roads are closed, especially during the summer monsoon season. Please check current road status at the visitor center or call, 520-387-6849, ext 7302.

The state of Arizona is on Mountain Standard time. It does not observe Daylight Savings Time.

Last updated: August 29, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

10 Organ Pipe Drive
Ajo, AZ 85321

Phone:

(520) 387-6849

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