Marana Parks and Recreation has loads of activities year-round.
Nathan Davis, right, and his friend Draven Shipley handle the assembly chores as they put up the Davis family's tent at the sixth Marana Parks and Recreation "Camping Under the Stars" at Ora Mae Harn Park, 13250 N. Lon Adams Road.
Ron Brewster lines up his Celestron CPC 11 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope as he and others with the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association prepare to give campers a view of the night sky.
Ahh, this is what camping is all about. Colin Boltz keeps a firm eye on a kingsnake that was on exhibit.
Saturday's family outing at the park included the screening of "Over the Hedge."
Don't wait; these will sell out.
Left: You know you want to relax in the warm early springtime sun on one of those rocks and gaze at Montrose Pools on the Romero Canyon Trail. It's a 7.2-mile trail, but many hikers turn back after about 3 miles.
Hikers and horseback riders mix it up at the Sutherland Wash near the Romero Canyon Trail. In late winter and early spring, Catalina State Park offers flowing streams and tranquil pools.
This stream bubbles across the 2.3-mile Canyon Loop Trail, a mostly easy ramble with big visual rewards.
Tucson hikers Kevin and Melanie Duckett gaze at stone ruins along the Romero Ruin Interpretive Trail at Catalina State Park.
The mile-long Birding Trail at the park winds through three kinds of habitat. This nest was built in a cholla cactus.
Greenery along the Canyon Loop Trail at Catalina State Park.
Recreation options you'll find at various sites around Arizona: hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, bird-watching, camping, picnicking and exploring ancient ruins. • Recreation options you'll find at Catalina State Park: all of the above. • You get the point. • The park - nestled in t…
Emmanuel Zamora, foreman with Taylor's Demolition & Recycling, cuts up a section of stairway in the basement as part of renovation work on the new Bookmans Recreation Exchange midtown in Rancho Center.
Sean Feeney, chief operating officer and executive vice president of Bookmans, said the staff is already acquiring merchandise for the store.
Construction crews are busy ripping up an old Walgreens on East Speedway to make room for cycles, tents and canoes.
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Arizona gaming officials say a Tempe man has been injured after a bear attacked him in his tent at Ponderosa Campground in the Tonto National Forest.
A bear attacked a 74-year-old Arizona woman camping east of Payson in northern Arizona on Thursday, and now hounds and men are tracking the animal to put it down.
The renovated Rose Canyon Lake campground in the Santa Catalina Mountains will re-open for the summer season on Sunday, officials said.