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Saguaro National Park

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October 09, 2019
Saguaro National Park is in southern Arizona. Its 2 sections are on either side of the city of Tucson. The park is named for the large saguaro cactus, native to its desert environment. In the western Tucson Mountain District, Signal Hill Trail leads to petroglyphs of the ancient Hohokam people. In…
October 07, 2019
Take the scenic routes!
October 04, 2019
Scenic views, hiking trails & picnic areas are offered at this home of the country's largest cacti.
Daniel And Tes
Daniel And Tes
October 03, 2019
Both East and West sides are spectacular. Highly recommend checking either one of them out. Both have driving loops, which are great. The West side park feels more remote - the driving loop isn't paved - the East side driving loop is paved.
September 11, 2019
Absolutely stunning! There are no other words needed here. Enjoy it in conjunction with the Desert Museum!

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