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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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Address: Ajo, AZ
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Home to a beautiful display of desert vegetation, including the Organ Pipe...

Home to a beautiful display of desert vegetation, including the Organ Pipe cactus.

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Organ Pipe National Monument

A lovely park with amazing desert vegetation. I highly recommend the Arches hike! There is a significant amount of driving to get around in the park, and no opportunity to get... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Tucson
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Tucson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A lovely park with amazing desert vegetation. I highly recommend the Arches hike! There is a significant amount of driving to get around in the park, and no opportunity to get food and supplies. So come prepared! Beautiful cacti and mountains. Nice, but small visitors' center, and the rangers couldn't be nicer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been to Arizona several times, but this was our first visit to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Why did we wait so long?!? If you have any interest at all in the Sonoran Desert this is a must see. It's has some of the greatest biodiversity of this Desert you'll find anywhere in our country. It has the northernmost... More 

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Port Orchard, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Plenty to see and do from easy hikes to more advanced hikes. There is a nice visitors center that can help you get started. The loop road around the park near the visitors center is great, we had a tiny rental car and had zero issues. Bring some snacks. Plenty of parking everywhere.

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Golden, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took the 21 miles Ajo Mountain drive in our 25 foot motorhome. Lots of places to pull over and viewpoints. The desert is majestic. Stop at the visitors centre and get a map and the booklet of special numbered stops. Make sure to take the walk to see the Crested Organ Pipe Cactus. Keep your camera ready. Road was... More 

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Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful desert setting, with an abundance of plants and wildlife, very clean visitors center, I liked the exhibit where you smelled some native plants, I could identify the smells later.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this National Monument. The campground is clean, roomy and usually available. No reservations. Solar showers. Lots of great hikes and drives, more if you have a high clearance vehicle.

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent campground if you can do dry camping - always space available according to NPS ranger! All pull through with nice concrete slabs and lots of room between sites. Lots of hike options and lots of driving tour options if you have high clearance and 4WD. Here in February and the daily temperature cycle is perfect! Generators are limited to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well maintained. Hiking trails are accessible and natural so so get a bit of a workout too. The staff and rangers were very helpful and friendly to help us plan our days. Tonight we are on a full moon walk I tot he desert with a ranger! Were are in a motorhome, nice campsites with no hookups, but a.... More 

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Thank Paul S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove from Ajo to Organ Pipe National Monument. The Center was really helpful and had a nice gift shop and educational displays about the desert. The presentation was well done and if you chose too you can go to educational talks hosted by the park Rangers. We were able to purchase our yearly National Park pass at the center... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed four nights. One night the ranger took us on a night walk. Another day we went on the free van tour with a ranger who explained all the many plants that grow in the Sonoran dessert. There is also good hiking.

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