Programs & Events
Catalina State Park
Introduction to Geocaching
Sundays 9:00 a.m.
Did you ever wonder about geocaching? It's a high-tech treasure hunt! Join park volunteer Tony for this introduction to geocaching. It includes a hands on demonstration.
Bi-Weekly Guided Bird Walks in November
Wednesdays and Fridays in November 7:30am
Both novice and seasoned birders enjoy the variety of birds that visit and live in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Sunday Guided Hikes in November
Sundays in November Varies
Explore the beauty of the Catalina foothills in southern Arizona on a beautiful Sunday morning guided hike. These 6-mile hikes will take you through the park and beyond!
Park Nature Program: Saturdays
November 17, 24, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Every Saturday, join us at the main trailhead for a one of a king reptile presentation. Our local experts will have many reptiles on hand for visitors to see and learn about first hand.
Sunday Geology Walk
November 18, 2018 8:30 a.m.
Learn about the geology of Catalina State Park with experienced geologist, Karen.
Romero Ruins Adventure Walks in November
November 18, 24, 30 9:00 a.m.
Park Ranger Jack leads a tour of the Romero Ruins Trail where the whole family can learn about the history and mystery surrounding the Hohokam’s largest ruin site in the park.
Sunday Guided Bird Walks in November
November 18, 25, 2018 7:30 a.m.
Experienced bird guide Mike leads this bird walk. He 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.
Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Eldon Housley
Saturday, December 1, 2018 3 p.m.
Come on out for a hike and picnic at Catalina State Park on December 1 and enjoy country music and cowboy poetry brought to you by Eldon Housley!
Music in the Mountains Concert Series: KT Klassics
Saturday, December 15, 2018 3 p.m.
Join KT Klassics for a second concert in December with Catalina State Park's Music in the Mountains Concert Series! Bring a picnic lunch and hike in the park before relaxing with all your favorite classic rock covers.
Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Barry Ward
Saturday, January 5, 2019 2 p.m.
Join us at Catalina State Park on January 5thand enjoy country and gospel music performed by Barry Ward! This is a great chance to explore the park and end your day with award-winning music.
March 23-24, 2019
Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!