Catalina State Park


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Catalina State Park


Location:9 miles north of Tucson on AZ 77 (Oracle Road) at mile marker 81.
Facilities:120 campsites (95 with electric and water hookups), showers, restrooms, group-use area, picnic areas, picnic shelters, multi-use trails, equestrian center, visitor center (é).
Activities:Camping, hiking, backpacking, bicycling, horseback riding, plant and wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Park's high desert terrain includes foothills, canyons, and streams which support a vast array of desert plants and wildlife, including more than 150 species of birds. Park is located within Coronado National Forest (see entry in national forests section).
Address:PO Box 36986
Tucson, AZ 85740

Phone:520-628-5798
Fax:520-628-5797
Web: www.pr.state.az.us/Parks/parkhtml/catalina.html
Size: 5,493 acres. Elevation: 2,650 feet.

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We plan to bring a dozen two-, three- and four-year-olds to your desert park for a hike," Pam Ashbaugh warned a ranger at Catalina State Park near Tucson.