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.


Family Campout

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!