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Kartchner Caverns State Park, Online Ticket Reservations

Kartchner Caverns SP® is a stunning cavern system in Southeastern Arizona. Learn about Cave Tours, Watch Video or make online Cave Tour Reservations 24-hours.

Online Campground Reservations

15 Parks offer 24/7 Online Campground & Camping Cabins Reservations. Pick your favorite site early! Learn More

Family Campout Program
9 parks are offering a total of 13 weekend sessions of the Spring & Summer Family Campout Program, designed to introduce families to camping! Registration open. Learn More
Earth Day/Bat Day Celebration

On April 19 celebrate Earth Day & Bat Day at Kartchner Caverns SP with special activities and presentations. Learn More

Star Party Astronomy Event

Star Night Parties!
April 19 at Catalina. April 26 at Lost Dutchman, May 30 at Red Rock. Plus watch Star Night Party Video

Festival of the Sun, Solar Potluck & Exhibition

April 26 Annual Festival of the Sun, Solar Potluck & Exhibition community event at Catalina SP with solar-cooked food, family activities, and exhibits. Learn More

Oracle Re-Opens for Weekends

Oracle SP is open Weekends until April 27, 2014. Take a tour of the Kannally Ranch House or see a 30 painting art exhibition by Lee Kannally! Learn More

First Saturdays Concert Series

On May 3 & 4 enjoy live music at Catalina SP's First Saturday Concert Series. Additional concerts on June 1. Learn More

Mariachi Festival

Spice up your spring May 17 at the Annual Mariachi Festival at Patagonia Lake SP Entrance Station Opens at 7 am. $15 Per Vehicle (up to 4 adults). Learn More

Lecture at Red Rock SP

Enjoy a Southwestern Rock Calendars & Time Pieces lecture at Red Rock SP on May 4 with guest lecturer Allen Dart. Learn More

Exotic Bird Show

On May 17, Tonto Natural Bridge SP will host Curt Scarberry & AZ Exotic Bird Rescue for an exotic bird show. Learn More

Long Term Camping

Two Parks now offer Long Term Camping — up to 84 days. Alamo Lake SP (Oct. – March), Learn More and Cattail Cove SP (Jan. – April), Learn More

Event Calendar

Learn about upcoming events and activities around the state at many Arizona State Parks. Learn More

Junior Ranger Program

Kids can pledge to do their part to help preserve the beauty of the parks for everyone to enjoy. Hours of fun activities to download! Watch video promo! Learn More

Camping Cabins

Camping Cabins offer beds, heating, cooling, & electricity. Just bring bedding & cookware! Accessible by car with restrooms & showers nearby! Learn More

Support Arizona State Parks

Become A Fan

Thanks to your support, AZ State Parks just reached 10,000 Fans! (Now called "Likers".) Become A Fan (External Link)

Volunteer Programs

We need Volunteers to ensure that our resources are protected, our amenities are at their best, and that visitors enjoy an unforgettable experience! Learn More

Foundation & Friends Groups

The ASP Foundation provides advocacy, fund-raising & friend-raising. Friends Groups support specific parks, and many new groups have been started! Learn More

Adopt a Cactus

Friends of Lost Dutchman SP Volunteer Patricia Carter shares her story and explains about the New Adopt a Cactus program. Learn More

Adopt a Cactus

The Friends of Catalina SP invite you to Adopt a Saguaro. There are over 5,000 Saguaro at the park. Learn More

Standard or Premium Annual Pass

The Gift of Outdoor Adventure! An Arizona State Parks Standard or Premium Annual Pass is a great gift for yourself or a friend. Learn More

Special Features

Read Spring Issue of Arizona Watch (New)
Kartchner Caverns Discovery Center Scavenger Hunt (New)
Boating Safety Downloadable Coloring Book (New)

Evening Slide Presentation SeriesLatest Photo Gallery

Catalina SP 30th Anniversary Celebration: May 4, 2013 (Gallery)

Conserving Arizona's Treasures

Arizona State Parks protects and preserves 30 State Parks and Natural Areas. The agency also includes the State Trails Program, outdoor-related Grants Program, the State Historic Preservation Office, as well as the Off-Highway Vehicle Program, and more. Arizona State Parks provides over 1,400 camping and RV sites throughout the parks and manages 8 of the top 25 most visited natural attractions in Arizona.* Select parks now have online reservations!

Mission Statement: Managing and conserving Arizona’s natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people, both in our Parks and through our Partners.

Vision Statement: Arizona State Parks is indispensable to the economies, communities, and environments of Arizona.

Contact Arizona State Parks

Arizona State Parks (Contact Us online)
1300 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-4174   Toll Free: (800) 285-3703

 
* Source: Arizona 2009 Tourism Facts, Year-End Summary, by the Arizona Office of Tourism External Link.