Welcome to Saguaro National Park

Tucson, Arizona is home to the nation's largest cacti. The giant saguaro is the universal symbol of the American west. These majestic plants, found only in a small portion of the United States, are protected by Saguaro National Park, to the east and west of the modern city of Tucson. Here you have a chance to see these enormous cacti, silhouetted by the beauty of a magnificent desert sunset.

Calendar of guided programs at both park districts

Guided Programs at Saguaro National Park

There is always something happening in the park.

View images of rare sights at our park ranging from wildlife to plant life and crazy weather!

Enjoy our multimedia gallery

Our gallery includes several wildlife and plant life, were you or will you be lucky enough to see it all on your visit?

How to get around the park, on foot, car, or bike!

Driving and Hiking Information

Loop drive and trail information for both West and East districts.

Wilderness Hiking and Camping Information

Hiking, Backpacking & Saguaro Wilderness

Planning on taking a hike? Are you backpacking into the Saguaro Wilderness? Here is some information you need to know.

Information on camping at Saguaro National Park

Camping at Saguaro National Park

Camping at Saguaro National Park is available year-round but sites are first come first serve. Click here for more information.

graphic showing extreme heat conditions

Heat Safety

Hiking in the summer heat takes preparation. Experienced hikers take more water than they plan to use, and turn around when it is half gone

Last updated: October 24, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

3693 S Old Spanish Trail
Tucson , AZ 85730


(520) 733-5153

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