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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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Hike to Romero Pools

I thoroughly enjoyed my hike with family and friends. The pools were beautiful and a great place to have a picnic and soak your feet. It takes effort to reach the pools but the trail is good. It's...

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Hiking instead of biking

We took a break from biking "The Loop" to hike the canyon loop trail. This 2.3 mile trail is for the casual hiker. It's wide with a mostly even surface of sand. There is an upper section with lots of...

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Something for everyone

The park is best known for its hiking trails, and there is one for almost every level. The bird walk is my favorite. Spring is a great time to visit, especially if the area is awash in wildflowers...

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