Organ Pipe Cactus Monument

This park is the only place you can find organ pipe cactus growing wild in the United States.

Total Miles

20

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Elevation
2,595'
Duration
1 Hour
Technical Rating
2 / 10
Best Time
Fall/ Winter/ Spring

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Trail Overview
Organ Pipe Cactus Monument
This short drive offers many opportunities to hike along the way. There are some cool camping spots for both RVs and tent campers. You need to pay a small fee to enter the park, and ATVs and UTVs are not allowed.
History
Franklin D. Roosevelt created Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on April 13, 1937. It was created as a way to preserve a unique part the Sonoran Desert. In 1977, 95% of the monument was declared wilderness.
Getting There
From Phoenix: Take Interstate 10 west and Highway 85 south. From Tucson: Take 86 west and 85 south. Visitor Center is 23 miles south of Why.
Contact for Current Conditions
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
(520) 387-6849