January 12, 2018 Saguaro National Park Proposes Entrance Fee Increase
Tucson, AZ - Saguaro National Park is seeking public comments regarding a proposed increase in
entrance fees and cost of the Saguaro National Park Annual Pass. If approved, this increase would go into
effect on May 1, 2018 and would bring the park into alignment with the entry costs for other similar parks.
This phased alignment process began in 2015.
October 06, 2017 Saguaro Vandalized
Tucson, AZ – Saguaro National Park is seeking the public’s assistance in connection with a vandalism incident. On Wednesday October 4, a park science crew working in the west district discovered a saguaro cactus which appeared to have been shot multiple times with a shot gun.
May 30, 2017 Possible Heat Related Visitor Fatality in Saguaro National Park
On the afternoon of Saturday, May 27, Bradley Hughes of Geneva, Illinois was found deceased on the Gould Mine Trail within the Tucson Mountain District (west) of Saguaro National Park. Cause of death is unknown, though the 34 year old male had an empty hydration bladder and no other water with him when he was found. Heat or dehydration may have been a factor.