Public Invited to Comment on Master Development Plan for Catalina State Park

September 28, 2020

PHOENIX –Arizona State Parks and Trails is inviting the public to provide feedback on a proposed master development plan for A view of Catalina State ParkCatalina State Park. Catalina became a state park in 1983 and hosts more than 200,000 visitors per year for camping, hiking, and enjoying the Catalina mountains. The park is located on just over 5,500 acres in the Tucson area.

This proposed master development plan identifies improvements for the park as well as future park development, management and growth for the next 10-20 years, including long-term site development and priority plans. The draft master development plan and maps of the park are available online at Online public comments will be accepted through October 28, 2020.

A virtual public meeting on November 5, 2020 will follow the 30-day public feedback period. Arizona State Parks and Trails will address the comments received and provide responses during this meeting. Details about how to log in will be available on the website.

What: Public feedback period for Catalina State Park: September 28 – October 28, 2020

Virtual public meeting: November 5, 2020 (details will be posted online)

Time: 6-8 p.m. with a short presentation followed by discussion

How: for public comment form and meeting details

Pursuant to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Arizona State Parks and Trails does not discriminate based on a disability. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting Tom Beranek at or 602-542-7389. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.



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