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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 was a place that we wanted to visit for years, but it is off the beaten path. I was surprised that the majority of the views were not of Organ Pipe cactus, but all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Sierra Vista, United States
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Sierra Vista, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Organ Pipe was a place that we wanted to visit for years, but it is off the beaten path. I was surprised that the majority of the views were not of Organ Pipe cactus, but all types of variety of cactus and desert plants. The 21-mile loop was worth taking. Going into the Ajo Mountains was spectacular. I would definitely... More 

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Wilson
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is not exactly "on the way" to anywhere unless you're headed to the resort / retirement / fishing town of Puerto Penasco, Mexico. But it's worth the effort. It's a far cry from the ever more crowded natural areas around Tucson and truly deserving of its designation as a International Biosphere Reserve.

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was great, with not lots of people and very beautiful, the road was easy for a normal car.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have showers, But becare they are solar and by mid part of the they can be scalding beware for small children if you flush the toilet the shower cools down some. Quite if you go there in the middle of the night and have never seen cactus it can be a little fearful, but in the morning what a pretty... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is amazing. They have lots of different kinds of cactus including the beautiful Organ Pipe Cactus. Start at the visitor center for a map of the park, a map of the Ajo Mountain Drive, and an orientation video. Be sure to visit their cactus garden to learn about the plants. Then take the Ajo Mountain Drive. It is... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two days here hiking around. The first day we went pretty far in and did a hike in the flatlands, which was nice. The second day we decided to go up to Alamo valley, which was definitely worth it. It's a wonderful hike, and goes along a wash with springs that house tons wildlife. We saw thousands of... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been meaning to go to this National Monument for several years and finally got there. My sister and I went and hiked a couple of days and stayed in Ajo. Wildflowers were in bloom. Organ Pipe Cactus is so different from any other cactus. Loved the entire trip. Nice weekend get away with a lot to do in... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, we loved it. Very interesting (if you are a nature lover). It was a peaceful, beautiful drive along a gravel road through the desert. Very rare cactus are everywhere. Great tour for disabled folks or those that have walking issues, you don't have to leave the car. Beautiful, helpful... More 

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Hereford, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited in late March, perfect for seeing wildflowers. Very interesting park, thought it might be kind of flat as the area is around Gila Bend, but it isn't at all ... well worth the visit.

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Vail, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove from Tucson to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument for the day. We did the scenic Ajo Mountain Drive there are several scenic pullouts along the way and a few tables for a picnic lunch. Time constraints kept us from doing the full loop of the Puerto Blanco Drive, but we did some of both the North and South portion.... More 

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