Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About 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.
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Attractions Near Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Table Top Wilderness
104.21km from Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
The 34,400-acre Table Top Wilderness lies in western Pinal County. This is the highest peak in the area and its flat-topped summit of 4,373 ft is a familiar landmark, easily recognized from Phoenix and Casa Grande. There are two established trails in the wilderness area, one of which leads to the summit.
Pinal County West Park
111.75km from Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
West Pinal is a 160 acre community park located near the community of Stanfield, Arizona. Offering 3 miles of natural surface walking/hiking trails, views of the Table Top Wilderness area, and a beautiful dark sky environment.
Kitt Peak National Observatory
123.95km from Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
The Kitt Peak National Observatory is a United States astronomical observatory located on Kitt Peak of the Quinlan Mountains in the Arizona-Sonoran Desert on the Tohono O'odham Nation, west-southwest of Tucson, Arizona. With over twenty optical and two radio telescopes, it is one of the largest gatherings of astronomical instruments in the northern hemisphere.
126.93km from Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Tator Hills is a peak in Arizona and has an elevation of 1873 feet. It is one of the iconic attraction for the trekkers and also there are so many things to see and do here.
The Domes of Casa Grande
133.34km from Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
The Domes were built to facilitate the manufacturing of computers back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, but they were never completed -- evident from a couple of foundations that were started and left unfinished. One of the buildings is shaped like a flying saucer and the other three are as if spheres were joined together, looking like huge concrete caterpillars.
Casa Grande Art Museum
139.22km from Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
The building was built in 1929 by Gus Kratzka as the family residence. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. The building has a rusticated concrete exterior and includes several features that made the summer heat more bearable for the retired banker and his wife. The mission of this building is to develop an art museum and creative arts center and provide citizens of the Casa Grande and Central Arizona with the opportunity to enjoy a diverse selection of quality art.
Discover More Attractions in Pima County, Home of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Pima county is a county in the south central region of the U.S. state of Arizona. The county is named after the Pima Native Americans who are indigenous to this area.