3693 South Old Spanish Trail
Tucson, Arizona 85730
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About Rincon Mountain Visitor Center
The visitor center at Saguaro East is open all year from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm everyday except Christmas.
The visitor center at Saguaro East is smaller and more rustic. There is an interesting and well done exhibit just outside the center that walks you past about 15 major plants that live in the Sonoran Desert. You can see the living plant and plaque with a name and description of each plant. I highly recommend looking at this.
A brief (15 minute) program called “Voices of the Desert”, is shown throughout the day. It explores the Native American viewpoint of the Sonoran Desert. There is also a Western National Parks Association Bookstore here.
There are several Ranger guided programs offered throughout the year. Some program are available daily during the cooler Winter months (November to mid-April). Call the Saguaro East Visitor Center for availability during the year.
From Saguaro National Park Visitor Centers webpage
About Saguaro National Park
Tucson, Arizona is home to the nation’s largest cacti. The giant saguaro is the universal symbol of the American west. These majestic plants, found only in a small portion of the United States, are protected by Saguaro National Park, to the east and west of the modern city of Tucson. Here you have a chance to see these enormous cacti, silhouetted by the beauty of a magnificent desert sunset.
From Saguaro National Park webpage