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Catalina Shadows is a neighborhood in Tucson, Arizona. This is an established neighborhood in the northern section of Tucson in the Oro Valley. The homes are well spaced with dessert vegetation on quiet streets. The area has a good mix of young people as well as senior citizens. The nearby Santa Catalina Mountains provide a scenic backdrop. The neighborhood is bordered by East Palisades Road on the south, North Labyrinth Drive on the west, and East Ganymeade Drive on the north. It is located in the 85737 zip code.
Just a short drive west and south on North Oracle Road there are a wide selection of shopping opportunities as well as dining. The same street also has a Safeway and a Trader Joe’s for grocery shopping. The neighborhood is a bit remote but all the amenities are within a very easy drive.
Children in grades K-5 may attend Painted Sky Elementary which is the closest school. It receives a grade of distinguished from Great Schools.
El Conquistador Country Club operated by Hilton offers two 18 hole golf courses. It is a membership club but one course is always open for non-member golf on any given day. Tennis, fitness and fine dining are also offered at this club.
Catalina State Park is located just to the east of Catalina Shadows. It offers a wide variety of things to do. There are many activities going on regularly such as guided walks on the weekends. For bird lovers, there are also bird hikes which take place on a variety of different days. The visitor’s center offers lots of information. Camp sites are offered in the park, both rustic, and ones with hookups. There are hiking trails for all skill and fitness levels. Most trails are open to bikers and equestrians as well as hikers.