Top Spots

Cracker Jack Mine OHV Trail

Payson, Arizona

12.23 mi / 1696 ft gain

Cypress Thicket Scenic Drive

Payson, Arizona

10.65 mi / 1512 ft gain

Hike to Water Wheel & Ellison Creek Cascades

Payson, Arizona

4.9
1.8 mi / 105 ft gain

Water Wheel Falls

Payson, Arizona

1.76 mi / 272 ft gain

Ellison Creek Cascades

Payson, Arizona

1.5 mi / 217 ft gain

Hike the Pine Creek Loop in Tonto Natural Bridge SP

Pine, Arizona

4.7
1.8 mi / 300 ft gain

Tonto Natural Bridge

Pine, Arizona

1.33 mi / 3 ft gain

Hike Barnhardt Trail

Payson, Arizona

4.8
8 mi / 1912 ft gain

Oak Spring Trail

Pine, Arizona

7.41 mi / 1168 ft gain

Places to stay

Payson, Arizona

Sharp Creek

Payson, Arizona

Christopher Creek

Payson, Arizona

Houston Mesa

Payson, Arizona

Mogollon Campground

Payson, Arizona

Rim Campground

Payson, Arizona

Woods Canyon Lake

Guides and stories

10 Of Arizona's Best Campsites

Kevin Kaminski

The 5 Best Winter Camping Spots in Arizona

Sara Sheehy

The Top 25 Hikes in Arizona

The Outbound Collective

7 Incredible Backpacking Trips in Arizona

The Outbound Collective

The Best Waterfall Hikes in Arizona

The Outbound Collective

The Autumn Leaf Peeper's Guide to Arizona

Jeremy Meek

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