In The Community


The Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge supports surrounding communities in many ways.

Nature Tourism:
Visitors from across the United States and foreign countries come here to the Sonoran desert to enjoy its beauty and diversity.  The Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Sonoran Desert National Monument offer excellent opportunities to enjoy this remarkable desert.  Many visitors to these destinations stop in nearby communities to fill their tanks with gasoline or eat a good meal and some stay in nearby motels. The refuge promotes surrounding communities and encourages visitors to enjoy the many services and opportunities offered nearby.

Helpful Information:
National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation
Home Values of Proximity to National Wildlife Refuges