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    Why You Should Visit Saguaro National Park

              After spending a full day at Picacho State Park, we went to Saguaro National Park. Neither one of us (me or my husband) had been there before.  We have a goal of making it to every U.S. National Park, so of course we had to visit that one.  I think I have mentioned in a previous post that I have about half to see still.             Saguaro National Park is one of a kind.  It has an insane number of diverse plant types.  The one that seems to attract visitors the most is the Saguaro cactus.  They are the largest…

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    Camping at Picacho Peak State Park, AZ

              This past weekend my husband, dog, and I went on a short camping trip to southern Arizona.  We had been wanting to take our dog camping for the first time and it’s been too cold in California.  We camped at Picacho Peak State Park.  We spent the first day exploring that park and the second day in Saguaro National Park.             Camping at Picacho Peak is really nice.  The campground itself was very clean and has fire pits, showers, and electric.  It’s nice because you can make reservations in advance.  I usually have to stay at a place that allows…