Saguaro National Park (East)

3693 S Old Spanish Trl, Tucson, Arizona 85730 USA

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Wed 7a-5:30p
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“home to North America’s largest Cacti”

Saguaro National Park is uniquely situated around the 500 square miles that make up Tucson; which is at the heart of the Sonoran desert. Sitting at just under 2,400 feet above sea level, Tucson is 60 miles north of the U.S. Mexican border and about 100 miles south of the state capital, Phoenix.

Its two districts are separated by the city's 1 million residents. The Tucson Mountain District (TMD) on the west, and the Rincon Mountain District (RMD) to the east, are approximately 30 miles (45-60 minutes) apart. While similar in terms of plants and animals, the intricate details make both areas praiseworthy. The TMD (west) boasts large stands of saguaro cactus creating a breathtaking saguaro forest, whereas the RMD (east) hosts a magnificent sky island, where you can find bears, cougars and the ever elusive coati (aka kudamundi).

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Saguaro National Park (East)

3693 S Old Spanish Trl
Tucson, Arizona
85730 USA

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Open now until 5:30 pm
  • Mon - Fri: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm

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