Saguaros in Scottsdale and Their Protection When people think of Arizona, the iconic Saguaro cactus often comes to mind. The Saguaro cactus, known more formally as Carnegiea gigantea, was named for Andrew Carnegie. Did you know that they only grow in the Sonoran Desert and nowhere else? Their habitat can be found in Arizona and down […]
– Scottsdale Day Trips: Visit the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson – A little over two hours away from Scottsdale is one of my favorite places to visit in the entire state. It is the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Located to the west of Tucson, you access the museum through beautiful mountain passes filled with saguaros. […]
Here is a beautiful and colorful sunset in Scottsdale, Arizona framed by a Saguaro cactus. Scottsdale is known for its spectacular sunsets.
A very special, rare saguaro cactus can be found just outside the Apache Clubhouse at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona.