Lightning Strike in Tucson
Lightning strike in Tucson. View from Rincon Mountain District parking lot, looking west.

NPS Photo/Laura Bolyard


Summers can be extremely hot with daytime temperatures exceeding 105 degrees F (41 degrees C) in the shade, and evening lows averaging 72 degrees F (22 degrees C).

Winters in the Tucson area are delightful with mild warm days averaging 65 degrees F (19 degrees C) and cool nights averaging 40 degrees F (5 degrees C).

Always wear a hat and use sunscreen while hiking. Drink plenty of water, we recommend at least one gallon of water per person, per day. For safety guidelines please refer to our safety page.

7-Day Forecast for Rincon Mountain District (East)

7-Day Forecast for Tucson Mountain District (West)

Western Region NOAA Weather Forecast

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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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