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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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Outstanding hiking close to Tucson

This was a popular destination on a sunny Sunday morning, but it was easy to leave the crowds behind on even the popular trails. We enjoyed the Sutherland Trail and the Canyon Loop Trail. The geology...

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GREAT Campground!

This is our 'go to' camping spot north of Tucson. We've camped in each of Loops A & B with water & electric hook-ups; dump sites are located in each Loop as well as on the way out by the Ranger...

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PERFECT FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: My husband and I were camped right next to ground squirrels' homes so all I had to do was to wake up and snap away. We walked around one morning and I was lucky to capture a...

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