Classic Southwest scenery dominates this drive on SR 85 through Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. If you’re picturing mountains and cacti, you have a good idea what this protected region in the Sonoran Desert looks like.
This portion of SR 85 cuts across part of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Cacti and paloverde populate the landscape, and distant mountain ranges frame the scene nicely. Visit one of the waysides on this two-lane road to get a closer look at the desert plants. The byway ends at the Mexico border.