America's Great Outdoors
80 years ago this month, Saguaro became a National Monument and then later, a National Park.The park is famous for the giant saguaro, which 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.Notice anything interesting about this picture?Photo: National Park Service

80 years ago this month, Saguaro became a National Monument and then later, a National Park.The park is famous for the giant saguaro, which 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.

Notice anything interesting about this picture?

Photo: National Park Service

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