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The Southwest is Alive at Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National ParkSaguaro National Park is located in the heart of the American Southwest—land of cowboys, iconic desert sunsets, yipping coyotes and, of course, towering saguaro cacti. While at first the Sonoran Desert may appear lifeless, it quickly becomes apparent that it’s a vibrant, lively landscape, full of stories to tell and adventures to be had.

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Saguaro National Park
Katrina Leigh
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Saguaro National Park Bans Plastic Bottle Sales

March 26, 2012, 7:09 am
Saguaro National Park is banning the sale of disposable bottled water and soda in vending machines within the park. They join a number of parks and universities no longer selling products in plastic bottles. Saguaro conducted a thorough analysis of the potential impacts of eliminating the sale of disposable bottled ...

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Hiking doesn't have to be hard -- Easy Hikes in Arizona

January 24, 2011, 10:30 am
LINDA VISTA TRAIL How easy: The trail - with a name that means "beautiful view" or "lovely vista" in Spanish - begins in Oro Valley and offers several short-hike options on connecting trail segments. It's easy to put together out-and-back hikes totaling a mile or so, or link segments into loops ...

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Saguaro National Park offers year-round enjoyment

September 15, 2010, 6:47 am
Saguaro National Park offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Sonoran Desert. It was first established in 1933 as a national monument; and in 1975, 71,400 acres west and east of Tucson were named the Saguaro Wilderness Area. In 1994, this area was designated as the ...

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Experience Saguaro National Park

April 5, 2010, 6:30 am
Iconic 50-feet-tall cacti dot the landscape of Saguaro National Park (pronounced Sa-Wah-ro). The varied landscape is threatened by a tenacious, fire-resistant grass from Ethiopia. Scientists say the world's most diverse desert ecosystem may be at risk. Now is the time to savour – and even help protect – the unparalleled ...

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