Programs & Events
Catalina State Park
Catalina State Park Nature Program: Saturdays
Saturdays through April 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Learn about and see many reptiles that live naturally in the Sonoran Desert.
Friday Guided Bird Walks at Catalina
Every Friday 7:00 a.m.
Join experienced bird guide, Jim or Max, on a bird walk through the park. They will help participants spot and identify the various birds that visit and live in the Catalina Mountains.
Sunday Guided Bird Walks at Catalina
Every Sunday 7:00 a.m.
Mike, an experienced birder and park volunteer leads this bird walk through the foothills of the Catalina Mountains.
**New Program: Raptor and Falconry Q&A - With Live Birds of Prey!
Every Thursday 8:30 AM
Arizona has a large resident (and migratory) population of raptors! Catalina State Park Ranger and resident raptor expert, Erik, will host an hour-long Q&A focused on raptor biology, conservation, and the ancient art of falconry.
Sunday Geology Walks
Every Sunday 8:00 a.m.
Learn about the geology of Catalina State Park with experienced geologist, Karen.
36th Annual Solar Potluck
April 28, 2018 10:00 a.m. – Sunset
Experience the flavors of solar-cooked food and enjoy solar-powered music, family activities, solar appliances and exhibitions (ovens, fountains, coolers, lights, water heating, electrical systems) and solar arts.
Catalina Wildflower Hike
April 29, 2018 7:30 a.m.
Hike the north end of Catalina State Park during wildflower season with Gaston!
Rene Taylor- Music in the Mountains Concert Series
May 5, 2018 5:30 p.m.
Join vocalist, and true Tucson treasure, Rene Taylor at Catalina State Park in another installment of the Music in the Mountains series!
Music in the Mountains Concert: Desert Melodies
June 2, 2018 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening filled with familiar "oldies" and jukebox favorites from the 60's and 70's!
Star Party at Catalina State Park
October 13, 2018 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Come to Catalina State Park for our next Star Party on Saturday. Imagine what you will see in the skies looking through 10 big telescopes provided by the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association!