Catalina State Park expands Music in the Mountains concert series

Catalina State Park expands Music in the Mountains concert series

By SoAzNewsX Back by popular demand, Catalina State Park’s concert series is returning in 2018. The series has been renamed “Music in the Mountains” and is expanding to the first and third Saturday of each month from January through April. Visitors will enjoy an afternoon concert with a scenic view of Catalina State Park’s landscape. The […]

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 […]