Saguaro National Park
miles of trails
acres of unprotected land within park boundaries
Estimated age of “Old Granddaddy”—the world’s oldest known cactus
Saguaro National Park, located adjacent to the city of Tucson has over a million visitors each year. In addition to protecting the beautiful landscape of the Sonoran Desert, including large forests of its namesake saguaro cacti, the Park provides visitors with over 190 miles of trails—a popular outdoor destination for both local residents and tourists from around the world. Since 1993, The Trust for Public Land has protected over 2,237 acres in and around Saguaro National Park, improving access and connectivity to Tucson’s big backyard.