This road trip includes national parks, Saguaro and Petrified Forest as well as other parks like Organ Pipe and Agua Fria National Monuments, Kaibab National Forest, Tonto, Wupatki and Coronado National Forest.
Visitors of all ages to Saguaro National Park are fascinated and enchanted by these desert giants, especially their many interesting and complex interrelationships with other desert life.
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument celebrates the life and landscape of the Sonoran Desert. Here, in this desert wilderness of plants and animals and dramatic mountains and plains scenery, you can drive a lonely road, hike a backcountry trail, camp beneath a clear desert sky, or just soak in the warmth and beauty of the Southwest.
Petrified Forest National Park is a surprising land of scenic wonders and fascinating science. The park features one of the world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood, the multi-hued badlands of the Chinle Formation known as the Painted Desert, historic structures, archeological sites, and displays of 225 million year old fossils.
Agua Fria National Monument
See these parks and more along the Petrified Forest and Organ Pipe Road Trip. Use this self-guided road trip as a guide to help you plan your next adventure in the American Southwest state of Arizona. Major towns include Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona for potential start points.
You should check ahead of time regarding potential road closures and/or construction. Please note, some of our road trips do take you along some dirt roads. Please check a map so that you can alter your route accordingly. All our road trips are designed to be helpful guides to help you build an adventure to suit your needs. We don't recommend specific mileage, nor where exactly to stay due to everyones different needs for driving mileage, etc. We recommend plotting out your route on Google Maps and using ours as guides. Then add or remove locations to build the road trip of your dreams!