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Catalina State Park

Oro Valley District

11570 North Oracle Rd.
Oro Valley, AZ 85737
United States

Phone: 520-628-5798


With over 5,500 acres of foothills, canyons, and streams, Catalina State Park has plenty of hiking, biking, and birding trails for you to enjoy with your pup. Just keep Fido on a leash at all times.
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628-5798, off AZ Hwy. 77 (Oracle Rd.) just north of Tucson. Daily fee $6/car, 5 a.m.–10 p.m. Visitor center 7 a.m.–5 p.m. daily. Camping $15–$20. Allow 2–4 hours.Stop at Ranger station before entering the park to pick up field information on the plants and animals living here. Excellent trail system. Romero Trail follows a wash and running creek—usually a good site for viewing an assortment of plants.

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Awesome park!

Catalina State Park is a great place to visit. We didn't go until after 5pm and it was still 111 degrees but we walked about 1 1/2 miles on a couple of trails and a wash basin. The area is beautiful...

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Wonderful Park So Close to Tucson!

Catalina is packed with great hikes of all lengths, affording wonderful vistas all around. The proximity to Tucson makes it easy to reach. Don't miss the short hike around the ruins - and then take...

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Hikes for everyone

Love that this park has hikes of varying difficulty for every occasion whether it be a quick walk or strenuous climb. Totally beautiful in April when the poppies are in bloom.

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