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Catalina State Park

Located in: Oro Valley District


P.O. Box 36986
Oro Valley, AZ 85740
United States

Phone: 520-628-5798

Fax: 520-628-5797

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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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Superb hiking, views and wildlife

This is one of our favourite parks, for quick visits or day-long hiking. The mountain views and bird variety are outstanding, whether you do the Canyon Loop in an hour or the Romero Pools over a...

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Great trails

Interesting Hohokam history connected to the ruins in the park. Helpful park staff. Several interesting trails of different lengths and difficulty to choose from.

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Beautiful park, WiFi in B loop only

This is a beautiful state park with the majestic mountains looming over all campsites. Plenty of local birds and creatures can be seen. Bathrooms are clean, and park staff friendly and helpful. Many...

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