Tucson Spotlight

Catalina State Park

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Tucson, AZ

Just 12 miles north of Tucson on Oracle Rd. (AZ Hwy. 77), this park offers the best views of the canyons, cliffs, domes, and spires on the north side of the Santa Catalina Mountains. White-tailed deer abound. Walk the Romero Ruin Interpretive Trail to the archaeological site of an ancient Hohokam village that was later a Spanish hacienda. Picnicking, camping, biking, and hiking are available. A day pass is $7 per vehicle. Phone 520-628-5798.

Everyone Runs "Split Enz" at Catalina State Park

September 27, 2015
Event Location: 11570 North Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85737
Phone: 520-797-7867
September means the April course in reverse, but this year we're adding a 4-mile road race on the park's paved roads. All feature those same spectacular mountain views. The three-trail c...more

First Saturdays Concert at Catalina State Park

July 04, 2015
Event Location: 11570 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85737
Phone: 520-825-9122
Enjoy 4th of July under the stars for an evening concert featuring Way Out West (Country music) at the Trailhead with standard park admission to Catalina State Park.  Bring a chair ...more