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.
Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Nancy Elliott
Catalina State Park
Saturday, February 18, 2023 3 p.m.
Come on out to Catalina State Park for a Southwestern Americana performance with Nancy Elliott!
Bob Atkinson, a Tucson, Arizona Poet, describes Nancy this way; “Nancy's feeling for Southwestern Culture gets displayed in each concert she performs. In a mix of historical stories, cultural stories, and contemporary experience, Ms. Elliott displays a warmth on stage few of us can match in daily social interactions. Her guitar and persona create a feeling of being in a room speaking one-on-one with her, even if you're only one of many enjoying her refreshing musical treatment of a polished acoustic/singing/
Don't forget to bring a chair, picnic dinner, drinks or enjoy a hike in the park before the show starts! Concert is included in all-day admission price of $7.
Friday, February 3 and 17
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
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
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.
Saturday, February 4, 2023
Music in the Mountains Concert Series: The Vinyl Grooves
Come on out to Catalina State Park on February 15th and enjoy a performance from the Vinyl Grooves.
Sunday Guided Bird Walks at Catalina
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
Both novice and seasoned birders enjoy the variety of birds that visit and live in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
February 12 | February 26
Sunday Geology Walk at Catalina
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.
Saturday, February 18, 2023
Star Party at Catalina State Park
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!