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1 miles

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USGS Quad Map(s):  Catalina State Park Topo Map

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Catalina SP Birding Trail


  • Saguaro Cacti is Catalina State Park near Tucson

Activities & Features


The Birding Trail in Catalina State Park near Tucson, Arizona is great family friendly hike. The trail gives hikers the wonderful opportunity to spot and identify some of the park's 170+ bird species of birds. The park says this "easy loop begins at the Trailhead parking lot. The trail crosses a wash (seasonal stream flow may result in wet feet) then loops up and down the foothills. Desert scrub, mesquite bosque, and riparian vegetation are seen with trailside signs highlighting the relationship between certain bird species and their preferred habitat. Plan on 45 minutes of walking time." This trail is kid friendly and dog friendly. There is camping available in Catalina State Park.

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Contact: Catalina State Park 11570 N. Oracle Rd Tucson, AZ 85737

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