Have you ever found yourself in a sticky and prickly situation on a trail? Have you wondered how you were going to get those painful cactus barbs out of your hand, arm, or maybe, leg? Some of them are very large, but some are so small they break before you can get them out! Well, one of our park rangers has some good tips on how to remove cactus barbs. if you ever find yourself stuck with some barbs., here is how to remove them. Easily and quickly…you just need the right tools! to remove those cactus barbs.