The National Park Service encourages all visitors to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Learn more about how you can recreate responsibly when visiting Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and other public lands. Thank you for helping to reduce the risk to yourself and others.
Know before you go.Check the alerts and status of our park services and facilities before visiting. Available services differ between parks, so make sure to check park websites beforehand. Know that restrooms may be closed or limited. As always, bring the 10 Essentials, which you can update to include a face covering and hand sanitizer.
Keep it with you. Pack it in, pack it out!
Brought something in? It's your responsibility to take it out. Trash pickup and restrooms will continue to be limited through many NPS sites. As always, follow the Leave No Trace Principles.
Keep your distance.
Recreate with the people in your household. Give others plenty of room whether you are on a trail, at a wayside sign, or in a parking lot. Follow the CDC social distancing guidelines for staying six feet away from others. Be prepared to cover your nose and mouth if you're near others.
Keep it close.
Follow the state and county orders governing the open status of the area you're considering visiting. Avoid traveling long distances and instead research places to visit near you. If you cannot make it to a park, discover ways to explore national parks and monuments virtually.
Know your limits.Avoid injury by postponing challenging hikes or trying new activities for the first time. We need to ensure that first responders, parks, and communities can concentrate on responding to the pandemic. Read our tips for recreating safely in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
Services are limited at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
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Last updated: July 31, 2021