The park has reopened.
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.
Star Party at Catalina State Park
Catalina State Park
Saturday, October 15, 2022 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Catalina State Park’s dark nighttime skies are ideal for astronomical observation. Imagine what you can see through a high-powered telescope! Astronomers from the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association will be onsite to answer questions and discuss celestial objects and phenomena. Make sure you’re on time to catch the intriguing introduction! In addition to bringing water, snacks, and a jacket, please bring a red light if you have one. Weather permitting.
Meet at the main trailhead.
Saturdays in October
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, October 1, 2022
Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Mother Cody Band
Come on out to Catalina State Park and enjoy a performance from Mother Cody Band, a dance band from Oracle, Arizona!
Fridays, October 7 and 21, 2022
Learn about the behavior and biology of native raptors and how the ancient art of falconry has shaped modern raptor conservation efforts.
Sundays beginning October 9
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.
Wednesdays beginning October 12, 2022
Wednesday Guided Bird Walk
Both novice and seasoned birders enjoy the variety of birds that visit and live in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Sundays, October 16 and October 30, 2022
Sunday Geology Walk
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, November 5, 2022
Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Austin Owen
Austin Owen will return to Catalina State Park to perform an eclectic mix of music ranging from R&B to Bossa nova!
Saturday, December 2, 2022
Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Kevin of KT Klassics
Join KT Klassics for a second concert in April with Catalina State Park's Music in the Mountains Concert Series! Kevin from KT Klassics plays your favorite classic rock covers.