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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.

Camping & RVs

Take a break from city life by staying at one of our 120 campsites, with electric and water hookups. A quiet place to listen to nature right on the edge of Tucson.

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Programs & Events

Second and fourth Monday of the month 9 a.m.

Join one of our park volunteers to explore the history of Catalina State Park and its surroundings from the 1850s to today, and get a sneak peek of exciting upgrades planned.

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Wednesdays 6:30 a.m.

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.

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First and Third Friday of the Month Varies by Date

Experience Catalina State Park’s desert wildlife and dark skies with a one-mile, guided hike on the Nature Trail. Registration required.

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Oct. 26, 2024 Varies by Date

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!

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Trails

Whether it's hiking, biking, horseback riding, or history, Catalina State Park's trails have something for everyone.

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Park and Facility Hours

The park is open year-round

Day Use

5:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. daily

Visitor Center/Park Store

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily

Thanksgiving: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Christmas: closed

Park Entrance Fee

Per vehicle (1-4 Adults): $7.00
Individual/bicycle: $3.00

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