Saguaro National Park News
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Saguaro National Park becomes world's ninth Urban Night Sky Place
November 13, 2023 | 3:13 pm
Saguaro National Park has officially been certified as an Urban Dark Sky Place by the International Dark Sky Places Program.
Saguaro National Park to Repair and Improve Signal Hill Picnic Area
November 1, 2023 | 3:03 pm
Saguaro National Park will commence work to repair and improve the Signal Hill Picnic Area in the park's (west) Tucson Mountain District. Work is expected to begin Monday, November 6, 2023, and is scheduled to be completed by March 13th, 2024. Park staff are planning for partial closures of the Signal Hill parking and picnic area during the next four months. Signal Hill itself will remain open to public access with limited access
$481,000 Investment in Restoration and Resilience in Saguaro National Park
August 16, 2023 | 8:52 am
A brief introduction to the investment made by the Inflation Reduction Act which aims to help restore native ecosystems in local areas by fighting back against invasive species.
Lightning Caused Fire in the Rincon Mountains
August 13, 2023 | 8:49 am
A small fire has been lit near the top of the rincon mountains, due to a lightning strike. Current conditions do not call for concern.
Naturalization Ceremony Held at Saguaro National Park
July 4, 2023 | 12:00 pm
Saguaro National Park hosted it's 10th annual Naturalization Ceremony. 22 individuals. from 8 countries, became United States citizens in a special ceremony held in the Tucson Mountain District of the park.
Saguaro National Park Requests Public Comment on Planned Parking Lot Expansion in the Rincon Mountain District
November 1, 2022 | 4:27 pm
Saguaro National Park is planning to improve the visitor experience in the Rincon Mountain District, including redesigning and constructing new parking associated with historic features, and is requesting public comment to inform proposed changes.
Increased Fire Restrictions Beginning May 25 at Eight Southern Arizona National Park Sites, including Saguaro National Park
May 23, 2022 | 2:51 pm
As fire danger has increased across the American southwest, the National Park Service is implementing Stage 2 fire restrictions in eight National Park Service sites in southern Arizona.
Saguaro National Park Resumes Visitor Center Operations
April 8, 2022 | 11:35 am
On April 1, Saguaro National Park reopened both the Red Hills and Rincon Mountain Visitor Centers in the west and east district of the park.
Summer Youth Employment Opportunity at Saguaro National Park
April 4, 2022 | 1:22 pm
Saguaro National Park is once again accepting applications to join an 8-week, summer Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program for teens, ages 16-18, consisting of three main components: conservation work, environmental education, and outdoor recreation.
Saguaro National Park February 2022 Program Schedule
January 28, 2022 | 3:00 pm
Saguaro National Park is offering guided hikes in the park. All programs are subject to change.