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Catalina State Park

11570 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85737-9589
+1 520-628-5798
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Great park all around

Stayed one night in June in T@G teardrop trailer. Check-in was a snap and the loop host checked... read more

Reviewed yesterday
State park with a view, rv sites and nature at ur steps

After checking numerous sites looking for an overnight place to park our Sprinter, we came up with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
christine z
Montpelier, Vermont
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This beautiful park north of Tucson is great for hiking, picnicking and other outdoors activities.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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11570 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85737-9589
+1 520-628-5798

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Reviewed yesterday

Stayed one night in June in T@G teardrop trailer. Check-in was a snap and the loop host checked (drove by) on us upon arrival. Our site was a back-in near the restrooms, which is always a plus. The site was level and we had a...More

Thank k3nme2
Reviewed 6 days ago

After checking numerous sites looking for an overnight place to park our Sprinter, we came up with Catalina State park. What a find. It is a little north of Tucson, but well worth the drive. All the other rv places in Tucson had greater than...More

Thank christine z
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, when I walk, I take my dog. She and I love to walk. But most of the Tucson trails are (righly so) closed to dogs, because their scent scares away wildlife (like Javelinas). So the solution is to go to Catalina State Park. Every...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another hidden gem. Sparsely used in the summer (it is a little warm) which only made it nicer for us. Off the freeway and once inside the park you would never know you were only 14 miles from downtown Tucson. Road Runners and Ground Squirrels...More

Thank Todd787
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The loop trail is a little less that two miles and starts and end in the main parking lot. It is one of the few trails you can walk a dog on a leash and when the water is running you get to walk through...More

Thank van8buren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great infrastructure and trail system. Friendly rangers, tons of wildlife--seems like this park is off the beaten path but easy going for the non-hardcore types. Another great thing to do/see in Tucson.

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is far enough away from the lights of Tucson to provide a great place to view the night sky. Breathtaking. Walking or hiking is great here, too.

1  Thank triniteacher
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We have been there several times. Various trails from easy to difficult. The trail to Romero Pools is a little long, but worth it!

1  Thank Jack H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

So beautiful, highly recommend. We went to celebrate Easter and its so quite and peaceful. Very serene and some historical areas too, easy hiking trail.

Thank Jeanette h
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Beautiful views and a good place to hike. Trails for different skill levels. Take a short walk or a longer hike, its up to you.

Thank Karen F
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Is there a restaurant in the park. trails are they well marked. Seniors will be going there for the first time.
7 February 2017|
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Response from maggiez99z | Reviewed this property |
No restaurant in the Park, except for a small shop which provides a few hiking essentials (snacks, water, maps etc.) There is also a small shop at the front gate. There are several nice restaurant options, across the street... More
Brian S
Does the park feel like you are close to town? On the map it is close to malls, restaurants, Wal-Mart, etc? Do you feel like you are in nature or just too close to town?
6 October 2016|
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Response from HunterFromJersey | Reviewed this property |
Not at all! When you're on the trails it seems like you're in the middle of nowhere. The Catalina Mountains dominate the views.
What is the cost per night for an RV site with full hook-ups during the dates of Jun28-July 6?
22 June 2016|
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Response from ArizonaStateParks | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for your question. Here is a breakdown of our pricing: Seasonal Pricing: May 1 – October 31 Campground B = $25/night Campground A (electric) * = $25/night Campground A (non-electric) * = $15/night Equestrian... More