Catalina State Park
Located in: Oro Valley District
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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Great Place to Hike
If you want to take the family out hiking this is a great spot. There are plenty of trails that are well marked. The views are breath taking. The amenities are clean. It is also ideal for picnics...
Always a great place to stay
There are two campgrounds in the park. The views are fantastic in all directions. However, if you are a camper who likes water sites, this is not the place for you. On some of the trails you may find...
Great for a stroll or a hike
Catalina State Park has a variety of trails to suit every level of ability, from casual stroll to overnight backpacking. There are blacktopped trails for wheelchairs and dogs are even allowed in some...