Parking is only allowed in designated parking spots. Please observe all rules distributed by rangers when entering the park. Use caution as flooding is possible.
Programs & Events
Catalina State Park
Friday, February 3 and 17 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Learn about the behavior and biology of native raptors and how the ancient art of falconry has shaped modern raptor conservation efforts.
Saturday, February 4, 2023 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
There are many success stories in the fight against buffelgrass! Join the Buffel Slayers to eradicate buffelgrass from the park. Be prepared to work hard!
Catalina State Park Nature Program
Saturdays 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Learn about and see many reptiles that live naturally in the Sonoran Desert. Listen to our experts talk about the creatures and their adaptions to survive in the desert.
Music in the Mountains Concert Series: The Vinyl Grooves
Saturday, February 4, 2023 3 p.m.
Come on out to Catalina State Park on February 15th and enjoy a performance from the Vinyl Grooves.
Sunday Guided Bird Walks at Catalina
Sundays 8 a.m. | 7:30 a.m. Feb.
Experienced bird guides lead this bird walk. They will help you spot and identify various birds that live and visit the park. Novices, seasoned birders, and every experience level of birder will enjoy this event.
Wednesday Guided Bird Walk at Catalina
Wednesdays 8 a.m.
Both novice and seasoned birders enjoy the variety of birds that visit and live in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Sunday Geology Walk at Catalina
February 12 | February 26 9 a.m.
How were the Santa Catalina Mountains formed? What are some of the different rocks in the park? Learn about the geology of the park with experienced geologist, Karen.
Star Party at Catalina State Park
Saturday, February 18, 2023 7-9 p.m.
Imagine what you can see with telescopes provided by the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association at Catalina State Park! Join us for an exciting, educational Star Party!
Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Nancy Elliott
Saturday, February 18, 2023 3 p.m.
Join Catalina State Park on for its popular Music in the Mountains concert series featuring a Southwestern Americana performance by Nancy Elliott!