Organ Pipe Cactus
National Monument

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is a U.S. National Monument and UNESCO biosphere reserve located in extreme southern Arizona that shares a border with the Mexican state of Sonora. The park is the only place in the United States where the organ pipe cactus grows wild. Along with organ pipe, many other types of cacti and other desert flora native to the Yuma Desert section of the Sonoran Desert region grow in the park. Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is 517 square miles (1,338 square kilometers) in size. In 1976 the monument was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, and in 1977 95% of Organ Pipe Cactus was declared a wilderness area. Land for the Monument was donated by the Arizona state legislature to the federal government during Prohibition knowing that the north-south road…
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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, in the Sonoran Desert of far south Arizona,…
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Along the Ajo Mountain Drive in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, the 3.5 mil…
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Alamo Canyon, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona - scenic ravine in th…
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