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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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Ajo, AZ
+1 520-387-6849
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Nice day trip

Contrary to popular belief, this park is not as dangerous as people make it out to be. The Visitor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tucson, Arizona
Amazing sites!

Organ Pipe National Monument is nothing less then stunning! The park staff are very friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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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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Ajo, AZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Contrary to popular belief, this park is not as dangerous as people make it out to be. The Visitor Center was great. Very helpful staff. Unfortunately, most of the roads are best with four wheel drive. I only took the scenic drive (dirt road) that...More

Thank nranger7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Organ Pipe National Monument is nothing less then stunning! The park staff are very friendly, helpful and provide great education. Highly recommend the journey!

Thank S F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't decide what was more beautiful, the quantities of cacti or the big jagged mountains on our 21 mile drive. We took a boatload of pictures. Piece of advice: get an early enough start to stop for a hike within the park and also take...More

Thank MeMe615
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to see the monument. Visited the visitor’s center, saw a quick Ranger discussion on reptiles and took the cactus walk there. Nice. The setting was perfect, as was the weather. We took the Ajo Mountain trail, a 21 mile loop with a stop...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had been planning for a few years to visit the park. My wife noticed the availability of this three hour ranger led tour, and it was outstanding. We never could have fully appreciated what we were seeing without doing that tour...More

1  Thank Chalerya2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The organ pipe cactus only grows wild in one location in the USA - in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. This is very desolate land near the Mexico Border but is well worth the quick trip down (only 2 hours) from Phoenix. Peace and...More

1  Thank zcalcio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit if you have the time and inclination! We stayed here two nights - enjoyed some of the Ranger presentations hiked the Victoria Mine to Senita Basin hikes, Desert View Trail, and Bulls Pasture / Estes Canyon Loop. We...More

2  Thank sullivus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had 2 hours, but used them to 1. See the visitor center where we had our National Parks passport stamped and 2. Travel the 21 mile loop where we saw hundreds of these organ pipe cacti growing. It's a great, out of the...More

1  Thank Mary P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have wanted to go to Organ Pipe National Monument for many years and were not disappointed. We drove the 21 mile loop where there were lots of opportunites to view Organ Pipes and Saguaros. If you stop frequently to take pictures it takes longer...More

2  Thank Judith M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an out of the way NP, on the border of AZ and Mexico. We hike the Bull Pasture trail and beyond the the top of Mt Ajo (10 miles RT). The Mt Ajo trail is not maintained by the NPS, so is little...More

Thank Janet R
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4 October 2017|
Response from jane s | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I felt safe. I hiked solo and never once did I feel unsafe.
Edward P
4 October 2017|
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Response from Poudre1 | Reviewed this property |
What the other two said!
26 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