Bipartisan effort led to the birth of Catalina State Park

Bipartisan effort led to the birth of Catalina State Park

By Tom Prezelski This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Arizona State Parks System. In 1957, after decades of abortive starts in the face of ambivalence from the State’s political leadership and resistance from cattlemen, a coalition of conservationists, sportsmen, and business leaders pushed a reluctant legislature to pass a bill creating the State […]