Catalina State Park is located just north of Tucson off Highway 77. With just a quick ride, you can be in one of the most beautiful and enjoyable places in Tucson. Many like to visit for the day an enjoy the great outdoors and majestic views of the environment. With activities for all ages and skill levels, Catalina State Park is a win for the whole family.
If you like to hike, or you want to try a quick hike, there are various trails to accommodate all skill levels from younger children to older adults. All trails are marked and easy to follow. With trails of all lengths and skill levels, you are bound to find something to suit you. Many trails offer biking and horseback riding. While Catalina State Park is one of the few areas to allow dogs, be sure to check their website to see which trails are open to your furry family members before heading out.
Hiking is just one of the many activities you can find at Catalina State Park. Like to rock climb? How about bird watching? No worries, you will find plenty of rocks and a plethora of birds just waiting to dance around in front of you. If you are up for just a picnic to relax outside of the city, the facilities are extremely clean and are kept in great condition. Take the kids over to the pools and streams to splash around in the water to cool off after enjoying the sun.
Overall, this state park is ranked highly among locals and visitors alike. Grab a map, Fido and the rest of the family and head out to enjoy a day at Catalina State Park. We promise, you won’t be disappointed.