Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Cities & Towns
Lukeville, Arizona: Adjoins the park on the south.
Why, Arizona: 6 miles north.
Ajo, Arizona: 16 miles north.
Sonoyta, Mexico: 8 miles south.
Gila Bend, Arizona: 58 miles north.
Casa Grande, Arizona: 116 miles northeast.
Phoenix, Arizona: 121 miles northeast.
Tucson, Arizona: 145 miles east.
Yuma, Arizona: 274 miles west.
Parks & Monuments
Saguaro National Park West: 133 miles east.
Saguaro National Park East: 158 miles east.
Casa Grande National Monument: 120 miles northeast.
Tumacacori National Historic Park: 36 miles south of Tucson.
Tubac Presidio Stater Historic Park: 34 miles south of Tucson.
Picacho Peak State Park: 120 miles northeast.
Catalina State Park: 20 miles north of Tucson.
Recreation & Wilderness Areas
Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge: Adjoins the Monument.
Buenos Aries National Wildlife Refuge:150 miles east.
Kofa National Wildlife Refuge:150 miles northwest.
Canyon Recreation Area: 25 miles north of Tucson.
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