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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, 80-miles south of the Sonoran Desert RV Park

Life Abounds in the Sonoran Desert. Look closely. Look again. The sights and sounds of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, an International Biosphere Reserve, reveal a thriving community of plants and animals. Human stories echo throughout this desert preserve, chronicling thousands of years of desert living. A scenic drive, wilderness hike or a night of camping will expose you to a living desert that thrives. For more about visiting the monument, visit

Scenic Drives

The area surrounding Gila Bend is one big scenic drive! It doesn't matter which direction you go, it will be scenic.  Head north up the Old Highway 80 for a leisurely drive to Gillespie Dam Bridge. Go west to explore the Agua Caliente Loop, or maybe east for a short trip along Highway 238 through the Sonoran Desert National Monument! For more about these drives, go to

Painted Rock Petroglyph Site

Located approximately 15 miles west of the Sonoran Desert RV Park, the site provides visitors the opportunity to view an ancient archaeological site containing hundreds of symbolic and artistic rock etchings, or "petroglyphs," produced centuries ago by prehistoric peoples. There are also inscriptions made by people who passed through during historic times. Visitors can learn about the site and historic trails through professional interpretive panels located on the site. For more information, visit

Off-Road Adventure

We have access to some great off-road terrain and trails that give you miles of wind-in-your-face thrills. At the Sonoran Desert RV Park, you can hit some trails right out our back gate!  Werner Trails ATV Map Set (available at the office for sale) showcases the many trails available for riding in the Gila Bend area. You can also checkout the Oatman Massacre Trail, the Gillespie Volcano Loop and other off-road opportunities at

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