Catalina State Park

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11570 N Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85737
520-628-5798
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GPS: 32.424, -110.9256

Last Price Paid: $30
Number of Sites: 120
Pad Type: gravel
Reservations: Yes
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

25 people have reviewed this location.

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AlVie AlBums
Ladysmith, WI
25 Airstream International
2014 Ford F150
93 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 75

AlVie AlBums would stay here again

“Great location”

Reviewed Dec 21, 2017

Overall Rating

This park has a great location for any town-type things you might need to do. And it is tidy and clean and well laid out. The Romero Canyon trail is great. And there is now a link to the bike path right at the entrance to the park, so you don't have to cross the road to get to it. The sites are very open with little shade. Site 75... more

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2bars
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4 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 204

Boly would stay here again

“Nice location - next to hiking trails”

Reviewed Dec 20, 2017

Overall Rating

Bathrooms clean and in good condition. Very positive experience. Only thing, people might complain is that there are no fire rings and you are not allowed to use wood on the bbq stands. We just switched to propane when we were told to put out the wood fire. You can here some traffic from the road, not annoying but definitely n... more

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KenneysSeeAmerica

30 Airstream International
2016 Chevy Silverado 2500
96 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 34
“Beautiful State Park, Averaged campground ”

Reviewed Oct 30, 2017

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The hills and mountains are beautiful. We were able to get in a couple of nice hikes. The campground is located near all the stores and convinces. Our site was a back-in with water and electricity. Both worked great. Parking pad was asphalt and very level. Our site included some trees, sandy dirt and thousands of ants! We had to p... more

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42 On The Road
Tulsa, OK
42 Open Range Roamer 376FBH
2017 Ram 3500
67 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: A8

42 On The Road would stay here again

“Beautiful park, great setup, lots of wildlife”

Reviewed Jun 17, 2017

Overall Rating

I marked this as a 5 star review even though there were not a lot of amenities because the park and experience were amazing! We were parked in A8 which was great, right by the entry to a trail and an amazing view of the mountains right next to us. We had electricity and water setup but even without the sewer, the bathrooms were r... more

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mjessie

34 Forest River FR3
2016 Crosstrek Subaru
70 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 23

mjessie would stay here again

“Beautiful park, great location, fantastic views”

Reviewed Apr 10, 2017

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This is a perfect example of what a state park should be. The views are great. The location was fantastic for shopping. Best Buy, Walmart, Petsmart are literally across the street form the entrance as well as other stores. Down the road anything you could want. The neighborhood was very clean, high end and safe. The park itself was imm... more

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Annie
Seattle, WA
18 Safari Condo Alto 1743
2015 Subaru Outback
20 reviews
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: RTG-8

Annie would stay here again

“Loops A and B are good, Ringtail is not.”

Reviewed Jan 31, 2017

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My friends raved about this place, and it is gorgeous scenery as well as being close to lots of stores and banks and stuff like that, although you'd never know it from inside the park. Loops A and B mostly have power and are pretty well spaced out so you aren't on top of each other. The Ringtail Loop? I'm staring at a slideout that... more

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Dirk Reynolds
Big Sur, CA
25 Airstream Flying Cloud
2013 VW Touareg TDI
28 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 4
“Beautiful & Quiet”

Reviewed Jan 26, 2017

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An excellent, clean, quiet, well situated campground. Basic amenities, but super clean. No wifi, but decent cell range, so no worries there. The best part is the view. You can hike around on the various trails (all levels), or simply pull out a chair and watch the day drift by against the local cliffs and peaks. A perfect spot to stop ... more

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RobertT
Saanichton, BC, Canada
24 Itasca Navion iQ
17 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 38

RobertT would stay here again

“Amazing hiking trails”

Reviewed Jan 25, 2017

Overall Rating

A very busy hard to get into, must have a reservation State Park, but worth the effort. The facilities and sites were above average the views grand and expansive, the first night we came in late in the day and only had time for a short sunset walk along the narrow river that follows the main road, but the next day we bite off a 3 1/2 h... more

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5bars
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Walter
Phoenix, AZ
21 Forest River Rockwood A213HW
2006 Toyota 4Runner
14 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 2

Walter would stay here again

“Wonderful trails and mountain views. ”

Reviewed Dec 26, 2016

Overall Rating

We camped here for two nights in November. We had water and electricity. There was also a dump station. The bathrooms were clean with good hot water in the showers. The sites were level and good sized with pretty good separation between sites. There are a few small trees, and I suspect in warmer weather this would a pretty hot place to... more

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Voyagers On Wheels
Jupiter, FL
33 Winnebago Voyage
2004 Honda CRV
47 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 42

Voyagers On Wheels would stay here again

“Not expecting what we found based on reviews”

Reviewed Oct 19, 2016

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I really wanted to love this park after reading great reviews and hearing from a few people that it was great and there were some great things about it, but… To begin with, it is very convenient-located on Rte 77 (which is off I-10 and the route to Tucson from Oro Valley where the park is.) The entrance is clearly marked and althou... more

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Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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