Catalina State Park
Six miles north of Ina Rd. on Oracle Rd., in Oro Valley, 30 minutes from central Tucson. Birding trails in a desert habitat. $6/car. 628-5798.
- #11 of 262 things to do in Tucson
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Off the beaten path
Another local treasure at the opposite end of the Catalina Mountains from Sabino Canyon. Plenty of hiking and ample camping facilities. If you're looking for a workout, head up to Hutch's pool. It's...
Best of Two Worlds
The best of two worlds -- this beautiful state park has a tranquil setting at the base of Catalina Mountain but after the mile or so drive down the entrance road you find yourself on Oracle Road with...
Wonderful Hikes and Walks
Lots of good hiking in the mountains around Tucson. I love the hike to Romero Pools in Catalina State Park. During the early spring or after a monsoon rain, you're apt to find flowing water and the...