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  • Saguaro National Park

    Mountain Lions: Beyond the Myth

    • Time: 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Talk: Envision a puma stalking its prey, then uncover the true nature of this elusive but essential predator. Misunderstood, maligned, and nearly eradicated by settlers, the mountain lion remains threatened by human encroachment.

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    Sonoran Lifestyles

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Guided Walk: Join a park naturalist on this 2-hr, 1-mile walk to discover how plants and animals adapt to life in the desert.

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    What's new at Saguaro National Park?

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitors Center theater
    • Fees: Fee required
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Saguaro National Park is best known for its variety of cactus, including the giant Saguaro. Join park staff in the visitor center theater to take a look at the Rincon Mountains and the new plant species recently discovered up there.

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    Living With Giants

    • Time: 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain District (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Thursday, October 18, 2018

    Talk: A biologist explains how it provides shelter and substance for wildlife; when it flowers; its growth patterns; and how it fights for survival against drought. lightning, frost, and other dangers. Wheelchair accessible.

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    Creating Saguaro National Park

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Presentation: This theater presentation will highlight the commitment, compromise, and decision's that created the park.

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    • Time: 2:15 PM to 2:45 AM
    • Location: TMD (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Talk: Learn about some of our most feared and misunderstood arthropods who call this park home.

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    The Plants Tell All

    • Time: 9:45 AM to 11:45 AM
    • Location: Tucson Mountain Disctrict (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Walk: Join a park naturalist to learn the secrets of what ties the plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert together.

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    The Point of the Matter is Cactus

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Rincon Mountain District (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Presentation: Cactus are much more than strange plants and spines. This theater presentation will highlight these survival marvels with a beautiful photo gallery. Wheelchair accessible.

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    Cooking with Prickly Pear

    • Time: 3:15 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: TMD (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Entrance Fee Applies
    Sunday, October 21, 2018

    Demonstration: A live cooking demonstration will show you how to prepare and cook prickly pear and its fruit.

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    • Time: 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: TMD (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Monday, October 22, 2018

    Talk and Walk: Experience the desert from, a whole new view with this interactive photography program

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    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: RMD (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Entrance Fee Applies
    Monday, October 22, 2018

    Presentation: Go on a fantastic trip across the Sonoran Desert with one adventurous tortoise who called Saguaro National Park her home - until she set her eye on farther horizons!

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    Raptors!

    • Time: 2:15 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: TMD (West) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018

    Talk: Southern Arizona and the Sonoran Desert Region are renowned for the large variety of animal and plant species, especially birds.

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    Meet the Saguaro

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Location: RMD Visitors Center
    • Fees: Entrance Fee Required
    Thursday, October 25, 2018

    Get to know the world's most famous cactus-and learn its fascinating life story in this place where we "celebrate saguaros"! Accessible Program.

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    A Century of Tales

    • Time: 3:00 PM
    • Location: RMD (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Friday, October 26, 2018

    Presentation: Join us in the visitor center auditorium as we review a century of fun and interesting stories from those who lived and worked in what is today Saguaro National Park.

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    The Changing Cactus Forest

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: RMD (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Park Entrance Fee Applies
    Sunday, October 28, 2018

    Presentation: Join us in the visitor center auditorium to discover how the changes in the Cactus Forest over the years relate to potential changes in the future.

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    Cattle & Cactus

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Cactus Forest Loop
    • Fees: Fees are required
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    There have been many different issues of land abuse and interactions in the sensitive ecosystems of Saguaro National Park.

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    Desert Botany 101

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    • Location: RMD (East) Visitor Center
    • Fees: Entrance Fee Applies
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    Garden Walk: Review the basic principles of desert botany on this easy walk through our Cactus Garden.

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Our daily Guided Program information is posted monthly online and available for download.

 

Our page specifically for Special Events is constantly being updated, please make sure to check for any fun events at the park!

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3693 S Old Spanish Trail
Tucson , AZ 85730

Phone:

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