Tucson Spotlight

Catalina State Park

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.

First Saturdays Concert at Catalina State Park

March 07, 2015
Event Location: 11570 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85737
Phone: 520-825-9122
Enjoy an evening concert featuring Cactus Jam (Folk music) at the Trailhead with standard park admission to Catalina State Park.  Bring a chair and your own food and water.  Th...more

Star Party at Catalina State Park

April 11, 2015
Event Location: 11570 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85737
Phone: 520-628-5798

Arizona State Parks provides fun, educational Star Night Astronomy events! At a typical star night event you can hear a lecture (often with guest speakers), and view celestial objec...more