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Saguaro National Park East

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3693 South Old Spanish Trail
Tucson, AZ 85730-5601
Phone: 520-733-5158
Fax: 520-733-5164

The Rincon Mountain District of Saguaro National Park ranges from an elevation of 2,670 ft to 8,666 ft and contains 6 biotic communities. The biotic communities (starting from the lowest elevation) include desert scrub, desert grassland, oak woodland, pine-oak woodland, pine forest and mixed conifer forest. Average annual precipitation is approximately 12.30 in. The Rincon Mountains peak at a considerably higher elevation than the Tucson Mountains, therefore there are more biotic communities and increased plant and wildlife diversity. Because of the higher elevation in the Rincons, animals like the black bear, Mexican spotted owl, Arizona mountain king snake, and white-tailed deer live in this district.

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TMC Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler & 5k Walk/Run

September 01, 2014
Event Location: 3693 South Old Spanish Trail, Tucson, AZ 85730-5601
Phone: 520-326-9383
Southern AZ Roadrunners presents the second race in the Gabe Zimmermann Triple Crown: an 8-mile and 5k course looping through a cactus forest in the Rincon Mountains of Saguaro National ...more