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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

#1 of 10 things to do in Ajo Features Animals
Ajo, AZ
+1 520-387-6849
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Lovely vegetation and very peaceful

We drove from Tucson - more than two hours, but worth it to see the unique organ pipe cacti and the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
JanSNJ
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Arizona
Really great place

We stayed at Organ Pipe Cactus for a week, and really enjoyed camping there. The facilities are... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Martha O
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Ancaster, Canada
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Home to a beautiful display of desert vegetation, including the Organ Pipe cactus.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We drove from Tucson - more than two hours, but worth it to see the unique organ pipe cacti and the lovely scenery. The visitor center, including the shop, are nicely set out and the person on duty was helpful. This is, however, a small...More

Thank JanSNJ
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We stayed at Organ Pipe Cactus for a week, and really enjoyed camping there. The facilities are very good, and the area is very interesting.

Thank Martha O
Reviewed 25 May 2017

There is always something blooming here. I did not expected so much vegetation, bids, flowers and spectacular views. There is even a double arch up in the mountains where you can hike ( I didn't because I didn't have much time, I was just passing...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Too bad this park is so out of the way, it's at minimum a 2 day commitment, considering the long drive. It's 2 to 3 hours from from Tucson, through some construction and two border patrol points, one of them just outside the park entrance....More

2  Thank jane s
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great National Monument not crowded in early May. Beautiful saguaro flowers just beginning to bloom along with lots of prickly pear blooms.

1  Thank Virginia-SIMB
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Amazing! But bring bug spray if you are camping. Came last year will be back next year! Have fun! We will be back next year.

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Visited the park in May 2017, The drive to the park was long but if you like looking at all the stuff to see in the desert you will like it. The visitor center is full of information and a very nice ranger full of...More

1  Thank Poudre1
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We came in from Tuscon and drove through 2 border checkpoints on the long, boring drive. We were happy to finally get to the visitor's center and have some time to watch the orientation film and look at the exhibits. After that, we headed out...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We visited OP on 4/21 and 4/22. We did the Ajo Mountain loop and the Arch and nature trail hikes. The cacti are awesome and in addition to the Organ pipe cacti,it has the largest number of Saguaros we've seen outside of Saguaro NP. The...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Our Tucson, AZ hiking club spent 3 days hiking in Organ Pipe Natl Monument. We stayed in Ajo, AZ. We hiked Bull Pasture, Victoria Mine and Senita Basin. We had a volunteer guide for Bull Pasture. These can be reserved in advance. The road out...More

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Polar_blanco
27 March 2017|
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Response from charlene m | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! They are all pull through sites. It is a wonderful campground...one of our favorites. The driving loop is lovely. The short ranger talks they offer in the visitor center are also worth your time. Very special... More
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Berit-Wolfgang
12 February 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
I'm not knowledgeable about flowering other than it probably is about the same time every year. I have grandkids 6, 5,4,3 and would take them. They aren't close so they haven't been. just don't let them get too close... More
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Connie W
30 January 2017|
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Response from bjw007 | Reviewed this property |
Jan Feb March are our cool rainy season. It depends on the weather. we usually say here in Phoenix march showers bring April flowers. How ever this season is very mild so far. That can change by lows moving threw the area.
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