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Saguaro National Park East - Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park East

On this page are my photos from two visits to Saguaro National Park (East) in Tucson. I'll be the first to admit these photos are so-so; they really don't capture how beautiful the desert scenery is.

Late Evening - January 8, 2007 - I explored a hiking trail near the end of the day.

Saguaro Sunset The sunset behind a saguaro. Very nice!

Broadway Trail
Saguaro National Park East - Mid-Afternoon (January 9, 2006)

The next day, I returned at about 2 p.m. to the Broadway Trailhead at Saguaro National East.

Saguaro National Park Those are the Santa Catalina Mountains in the background, which border the city of Tucson to the north.
Golden Barrel Cactus A beautiful barrel cactus.
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Various saguaro photos.
Steve in Arizona I was so happy to be in the Arizona sun. That's me with a large prickly pear and an odd-shaped saguaro in the adjacent photo. :)
Arizona Prickly pear cacti pretty much grow like weeds in southern Arizona!
Arizona Desert That small tree that's shaped like a lamp shade is a cholla. There are many variations of this type of cactus.
Saguaro A closer view of a saguaro's outer skin and thorns.
Saguaro National Park It was a beautiful and sunny Arizona day in the 70's. :)
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Two photos of the same saguaro.

Friends, if you love the desert and are especially enamored with the saguaro, then you must visit Saguaro National Park when you're in Tucson. Enjoy!

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