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Take a tour of the nation’s most dangerous park

Take a tour of the nation’s most dangerous park

CREATED May 9, 2012

Reporter: Jessica Chapin

ORGAN PIPE NAT'L MONUMENT, Ariz. (KGUN9- TV) - It's been labeled the country's most dangerous national park, but exactly what are visitors concerned about?

This border park has had it's share of incidents, from illegal immigrant smuggling through it's landscape, to the murder of a park ranger in 2002.  Now, park officials are re-opening parts of the national monument that have been closed to the public for 10 years.

9 On Your Side will give you an inside look at one of the park's restricted areas, and investigate safety concerns.  We'll give you the information to let you decide.  Is it still the country's most dangerous national park?