Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people, both in our Parks and through our Partners.
The diversity of Arizona’s desert plants is as staggering as it is beautiful. Throughout Arizona’s deserts, the local flora is designed to thrive in an arid, unforgiving environment. Learn all about these gorgeous desert wonders right on our website! Find out when and where wildflowers will bloom, use this page for species identification, or just stop by to bring a little desert beauty into your life.
A Sonoran Desert springtime show will leave you breathless while creating colorful memories of epic proportions.
Picacho Peak State Park
Don't take these desert icons for granted! Prickly pear and saguaro cactuses join forces to create memorable visions of beauty, and they can be experienced in many of Arizona's state parks.
Catalina State Park.
Brittlebush as far as the eye can see!
Alamo Lake State Park
Experience the vivid beauty of Arizona's desert wildflowers as they dance on a spring breeze. The vivid colors of a Sonoran Desert springtime display contrast beautifully to the dull hues typically found there. Take a trip with us right here, then plan one for yourself next spring... https://azstateparks.com/wildflowers