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Catalina State Park


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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Romero Ruins

There are hohokam ruins in the park. A must see. The stairs up to the ruins are a bit steep. Once you reach the top you can see forever. The Romeros built their home there but very little damage was...

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Great campground

Needed to be near Tucson, Az. This state park, just north of Tucson, fit the bill. Having had a great experience when I overnighted at another unit of the Arizona State park system, I wanted to try...

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Great for RVers

This State Park is a great location to go RVing. The park is very clean, the rest rooms are well maintained, the sites are easily accessed, there is plenty of hiking trails and amenities are nearby...

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