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Sonoran Desert National Monument: Tours & Tickets

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The most biologically diverse of the four North American deserts.
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Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

Don’t get me wrong. We are into preservation and national monuments and places to see which are not so highly frequented. Actually we’ve also been at Organ Pipe during this trip and we loved it. But also Sonoran Desert doesn’t come close. There’s not much...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank HopiStar
Reviewed 3 April 2019

My hubby and I were driving from Phoenix towards south and decided to check out the Sonoran Desert Preserve. About 20 miles to the west of Maricopa on SR238, we drove on and after passing the sign at the side of the road showing the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sally T
Reviewed 29 March 2019

I don't want to sound rude..but there is nothing to see. We are in the phx area for a few days and thought we should try to get out and see some nature stuff. yeah. We drove forever and found nothing. 1- Apple maps doesnt...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Tyler H
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

We were absolutely disappointed with the place. There are more breathtaking views of the desert when you drive from Phoenix to many places. This was an underwhelming drive with little or no views of how the Sonaran desert really is. Please avoid and go to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank 25gayathrik
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We were travelling from Sedona to Tucson and as usual took the scenic route rather than the interstate. It is difficult to find a sign as the monument stretches for miles and is easier to see on a map. However, it is still an interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
6  Thank phil52_10
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I was told by my family to visit on a nice day and I would enjoy myself. For the small admission price I found myself enjoying the walk around the gardens and desert very pleasing. I even managed to spot a road runner! Great to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank lDrMiguelx
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I would not go there, no places to stop, just see cacti from the road, you get much more impressive cacti in organ pipe cactus national monument

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 935nickb935
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Driving from Phoenix to Tucson, thought this would be an interesting side trip. Well, it's not. We could not find a monument. Evidently there is or was a sign somewhere but that's the extent of it. What you see is Sonoran Desert all around you--sand,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank TR26
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Travelling through to the Grand canyon. Views are out of this world. Very hot, not somewhere to be solo.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank pkt2015
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Take just about any exit while driving through the desert and you'll get a much cleaner, natural, and rewarding view. You can also find places to pull over on the side roads to look closely at the beauty, and capture great photos. Evening is best...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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