11570 N. Oracle Rd, Tucson Arizona 85740
Catalina State Park offers hiking trails, as well as picnic areas and horseback riding trails for adventures into the natural desert.
A vast array of desert plants and wildlife inhabit the foothills, canyons, and streams of this 5,500 acre hi gh desert park at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains. The landscape invites camping, picnicking, and bird watching -- more than 150 species of birds call the park home. An equestrian center provides a staging area for trail riders and plenty of trailer parking too.
Miles of equestrian, birding, and hiking trails wind through the park and the Coronado National Forest. Catalina State Park is a few miles north of Tucson's city limits off State Route 77.
Other Arizona State Parks nearby:
(Tucson) Catalina State Park
(Oracle) Oracle State Park
07/15 Coming to The Tucson area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be:
Concert (Saturday night),
Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and
RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.