We’re the Friends of Catalina State Park

Supporting Catalina State Park in Tucson, Arizona

Thank you for visiting us online.  The pictures above were all taken at Catalina State Park by some of the many people who love the park.  On our website you will also find contact information, news about what we’ve been doing and information about the Adopt-a-Saguaro program. You can also support Catalina State Park by buying a brick . Before you leave our site, we hope you will Become a Friend.  By becoming a Friend, you help support, preserve, and protect our beautiful and precious Catalina State Park.

See You at Art in the Park!

Plan your next hike, walk bicycle ride or picnic to coincide with the Art Sale to benefit Catalina State Park!

Please Contact Sandy Holmes for more information.

Art in the Park
Catalina State Park Main Trailhead by the Stage
March 10, 2024
10 AM to 4:00 PM


Music in the Mountains

photo of concert series banner

Concerts are held on the first Saturday of the month – and sometimes on the third Saturday of the month as well!

Come out and enjoy an evening of music at the Trailhead with standard park admission.
Bring a chair, and your own food and water to enjoy these concerts that are supported by Friends of Catalina State Park.

Please note: Concerts will be cancelled during severe weather.

The latest information on concert dates and performers at Catalina State Park here. 

Bird Walks

The many trails in the park provide great opportunities to see birds.  In addition, there are regular bird walks from October into April led by local experts.

Bird walks are held each Wednesday and Sunday. Meet the leaders in the Trailhead parking lot at 7:30 AM, no reservations required.

See the Park’s events schedule for changes in times and meeting places. azstateparks.com/catalina

Birding Group in Catalina State Park