October Special Programs at Saguaro National Park Rincon District

Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of hikes and talks this fall that explore the park’s wonderful natural and cultural history. This listing is also available on the park’s website, or visit them on Facebook. Interpretive programs are free, but park entrance fees apply. Program schedules are subject to change; call the visitor center (733-5153) for updates or reservations.

October 4, 11, 18, 25, 3:00 pm - History is a Work in Progress Presentation

Join us in the visitor center auditorium to explore the almost forgotten names of people and places from the late 1800's in the area of the Rincon Mountains. Wheelchair accessible

October 5, 19, 26, 11:00 am and 6, 20. 27, 3:00 pm - The Changing Cactus Forest Presentation

Join us in the visitor center auditorium to see the changes that have come to the Cactus Forest in the 80 years of Saguaro National Park and to think about what the next 80 years will look like. Wheelchair accessible

October 5, 12, 26, 3:00 pm and 13, 20, 27, 11:00 am  - Meet the Hohokam Presentation

Come meet the early inhabitants of Saguaro National Park in this auditorium presentation. Discover what their life was like here. What did these people use for food, shelter, and clothing? Wheelchair accessible

October 1, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, 10:00 am - All About Saguaros Presentation
Join a park naturalist in the visitor center lobby to delve into the life of a saguaro cactus. Wheelchair accessible

October 24, 7:00 pm -  Star Party Illustrated Program & Activity

Join park naturalists for an introduction to astronomy and a look at the desert night sky. Telescopes and binoculars will be available.  Reservations required. Call 733-5153. Wheelchair accessible