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Saguaro National Park East

Bike-ranch developers regrouping for now

Bike-ranch developers regrouping for now

Plans on pause amid opposition from neighbors near Saguaro National Park East. 

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What's ahead

What's ahead

1. Tuesdays-Sundays

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Renowned pianist puts on unique show

Renowned pianist puts on unique show

Pianist John Milbauer mixes classical and contemporary works and has even performed on a toy piano.

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Renowned pianist plans unique show

Renowned pianist plans unique show

Want to be entertained by a classical pianist who's different?

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Children earn their stripes at park

Children earn their stripes at park

Vail resident Brandon Kumet, 9, left, wrote down an answer in a workbook as his cousin Isabella Nicholls, 5, of Yuma, asked her father, Douglas Nicholls, a question during National Junior Ranger Day at Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail, on Saturday.

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Children earn their stripes at park

Children earn their stripes at park

Mason Kumet, 5, of Vail, writes an answer in his workbook while in the cactus garden during the National Junior Ranger Day event at Saguaro National Park East.

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Children earn their stripes at park

Children earn their stripes at park

Park ranger Christopher Morris goes over workbook answers in the visitor center during the National Junior Ranger Day event.

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Children earn their stripes at park

Children earn their stripes at park

Park guide Jeff Wallner, right, leads visitors Matthew Hudson, 16, Scott Stebbins, 15, and Jenna Stebbins, 5, around the cactus garden during a scavenger hunt for National Junior Ranger Day.

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Children earn their stripes at park

Children earn their stripes at park

In just three short steps, kids became junior rangers during National Junior Ranger Day Saturday at Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail.

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Native plants are valuable resource for desert dwellers

Native plants are valuable resource for desert dwellers

Park Ranger Laura Bolyard holds a bottle of vitamin C as she talks about the edible fruit of the barrel cactus, which has the same vitamin, during a presentation called "Gathering the Desert." The program at Saguaro National Park East teaches visitors about desert plants and their uses. Part…

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Native plants are valuable resource for desert dwellers

Native plants are valuable resource for desert dwellers

John Durfield, a retiree from Oregon, smells the chemicals in the oil of a creosote bush during the "Gathering the Desert" presentation at Saguaro National Park East. The creosote bush has antibiotic and antifungal properties and is referred to as "the first-aid kit of the desert."

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Native plants are valuable resource for desert dwellers

Native plants are valuable resource for desert dwellers

The root of a yucca plant contains saponin, which when mixed with water can be used to make soap and shampoo. The leaves of a yucca plant provide fibers that can be used for weaving baskets and cloth. The next "Gathering the Desert" program will be held Sunday.

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Native plants are valuable resource for desert dwellers

Native plants are valuable resource for desert dwellers

Bolyard shows Durfield how the leaves of the sotol or desert spoon plant can be used to weave baskets, mats and sandals. "Gathering the Desert" is a free program held at Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. The program includes an easy 30- to 45-minute walk.

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Native plants are valuable resource for desert dwellers

Native plants are valuable resource for desert dwellers

The desert plants gathered by the Hohokam - and later the Tohono O'odham - for food, medicine, tools and other things are still around.

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Mexican heritage event at Saguaro draws crowd

Mexican heritage event at Saguaro draws crowd

Guadalupe Gutierrez prepares fresh flour tortillas during the Fiesta De Saguaro. Saturday's gathering highlighted Mexican traditions, including music, dance and food. An estimated 600 people turned out for the event at Saguaro National Park East.

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Mexican heritage event at Saguaro draws crowd

Mexican heritage event at Saguaro draws crowd

More than 600 people gathered Saturday to celebrate and explore Mexican heritage at Saguaro National Park East during the fourth annual Fiesta de Saguaro.

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Saguaro park's annual fiesta to feature array of activities

A day of lectures, exhibits and performances will celebrate the history and culture of Saguaro National Park East Saturday during the fourth annual Fiesta de Saguaro.

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Learn about ranch history, night sky during evening hikes at Saguaro East

Saguaro National Park East is holding a pair of special events in the next month for hikers interested in a different type of outing.

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Party-goers thank their lucky stars

It wasn't the parting of the Red Sea, but it was miracle enough as winds blew away clouds that threatened to make a recent star party at Saguaro Park East a lot less stellar.

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