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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The community is within an easy drive from the Catalina State Park, Sabino Canyon Recreation Area and Saguaro National Park and feature a outdoor recreational options like hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping and bird watching.
Romero Canyon Trail, Catalina State Park HIKE The moderate to challenging 6.6-mile (one way) trail winds up the Santa Catalina Mountains, but most hike just the first 2.8 miles to Romero Pools, an oasis of swimming holes in canyon streams.
Catalina State Park. The park preserves a luscious section of the Santa Catalina Mountains foothills.