- In Arizona, there are 22 national parks and monuments.
- Arizona has the official state neck-wear: the bola tie.
- The official state gemstone is turquoise.
- The Grand Canyon national park is one of the Seven Natural Wonders. It’s the only Natural Wonder that is located in the USA.
- Saguaro cactus only grows in Arizona. If you cut down a Saguaro cactus, you can face up to a year in prison.
- The official state colors are blue and gold.
- The largest solar telescope in the world is located in Arizona at Kitts Peak National Observatory.
- The state is large enough to fit New England inside of it.
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