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New citizens celebrate Independence Day at Saguaro National Park

For most, Independence Day is a time to gather with friends, grill hot dogs and watch fireworks blast through the sky. Monday at the Saguaro National Park, 20 new citizens celebrated not with firecrackers, but with hands proudly raised and an oath of allegiance to the United States.... Read more»1

Saguaro National Park waives entry fee for Veterans Day weekend

Saguaro National Park is marking Veterans Day by waiving entry fees at the Southern Arizona park all weekend.... Read more»

Saguaro National Park reopens

After a 16-day closure due to the federal government shutdown, workers reopened the gates of Saguaro National Park early Thursday morning. "We are happy to be back working to serve the American people and welcoming visitors back to their park," park Superintendent Darla Sidles said.... Read more»

20 locals celebrate July 4 by becoming U.S. citizens

Twenty people celebrated Independence Day by becoming U.S. citizens at Saguaro National Park on Thursday. Some came from Mexico, some from South Korea. Delphine Knight walked into the park’s visitor center as a Belgian citizen, but walked out with her husband and two children as a newly minted U.S. citizen.... Read more»1

Saguaro Nat'l Park to waive entrance fee Sat.

Saturday could be a good day to enjoy the great outdoors when Saguaro National Park will waive its $10 entrance fee.... Read more»

Saguaro Nat'l Park bans sales of bottled water

Saguaro National Park will no longer use vending machines that dispense water and soda in disposable plastic bottles.... Read more»

Volunteers to try to beat back pesky buffelgrass

Hundreds of volunteers are expected to gather at Saguaro National Park and sites around Tucson for the Fifth Annual Buffelgrass Beatback on Saturday.... Read more»

Saguaro Nat'l Park waiving entrance fees for MLK weekend

Visitors to Saguaro National Park can enter for free this weekend, as the cactus-studded park joins other national park units in honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.... Read more»