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.

Safety Tips for Visiting Saguaro National Park

Staying Cool in the Heat!

Recommendations to have a fun and safe visit at Saguaro National Park.

Visitor Center webcam to view desert life from home

Park Webcam

Our park's webcam allows viewers to enjoy the desert and wildlife from the comforts of their home.

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.


Join the Artists-in-Residence Program!

More than 50 national parks currently offer and participate in Artist-in-Residency (AiR) programs, become part of Saguaro's AiR program!

Public Opinion Needed

Saguaro Seeks Public Comment

Saguaro National Park Seeks Public Comment Regarding Proposed User Fee Increase

Upcoming Events and Programs

Calendar of Events

Learn of upcoming events at both park districts of the park and around town regarding Saguaro National Park.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

3693 S Old Spanish Rd
Tucson , AZ 85730


(520) 733-5153
Saguaro National Park Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center

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