This Magical State Park Is So Perfectly Arizona That You’ll Want To Visit ASAP

Arizona’s thirty-one state parks offer a wide variety of outdoor recreation. Whether spending a day on the lake, exploring a cave, or enjoying a perfectly picturesque view of the surrounding mountains, a day at the park provides ample opportunity to get outside and play.

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Catalina State Park is located at 11570 N Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ 85737. The park is open year-round from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The Visitor Center and park store are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cost to enter is $7.00 per vehicle (max four adults), $3.00 per bicycle. Hiking? Waterless restrooms are available at the trailhead and equestrian center. Camping? The campground has full restroom facilities, plus a dumping station if you have an RV or a trailer. Learn more and make reservations on this link of the official website for Catalina State Park.