Top Adventures in Ajo

  • Camp at the Alamo Canyon Campground

    The Alamo Canyon campground is the closest campsite to the northern entrance of Organ Pipe National Monument, but this monument near Ajo, Arizona remains only lightly trafficked. Organ Pipe cacti dominate the landscape, but hikers and campers can ...

  • Hike the Estes Canyon/Bull Pasture Loop

    The trailhead for Estes Canyon/Bull Pasture is on the Ajo Mountain Road scenic loop. Ajo Mountain Road is a dirt, windy, sometimes steep, one way road. It is maintained so that a passenger car can drive it using caution.The trailhead has parking f...

    3.6 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike the Desert View Trail

    The Desert View loop trail begins in the Twin Peaks Campground's group camping area. Hike it in either direction, but be sure to get to the top before the sun goes down.The trail is a gentle climb through a diverse cactus forest. Birds abound, and...

    1.2 miles 250 ft gain

  • Camp at Twin Peaks Campground

    Twin Peaks is the primary campground at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, minutes from the Mexican border in southern Arizona.This campground has it all: it's affordable, it's in the middle of a beautiful and remote desert, and it's surrounded ...

  • Hike the Victoria Mine Trail

    The Victoria Mine Trail is a gentle traverse of the Sonoran Desert landscape. Any time of year, but especially in summer, be sure to bring plentiful water and sun protection, as there is no shade or respite on this route.Start at the southern end ...

    4.2 miles 100 ft gain

  • Camp in Sonora Desert National Monument

    Here you will find free camping on BLM land in the Sonora Desert National Monument (BLM page link). It's easy access from AZ 85. We took BLM road 8000, north of Gila Bend, into washy, sand roads and found easy dispersed camping within 20 minutes o...

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    • Ajo, Arizona

      Twin Peaks Campground

      Overview Twin Peaks Campground is located in the heart of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. This landscape reveals a thriving community of plants, animals, and human stories that echo throughout...

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