Properties in Payson and Surrounding Areas
At an elevation of 5,000 feet, the area enjoys a mild climate that accommodates year-round outdoor exploration, but not at the expense of missing out on seasonal changes. Residents and tourists alike enjoy snow-covered, fragrant pine trees while cross-country skiing in the winter and extremely pleasant temperatures in the spring, summer, and fall while they hunt, fish, camp or hike. The surrounding Tonto National Forest is a major recreational draw for outdoor enthusiasts, hosting the world’s largest stand of ponderosa pine trees. Just minutes away from town are several beautiful rim lakes, countless trout streams, and miles of mountain biking, hiking and horse trails.
Payson is a friendly community where people know each other and enjoy getting together to socialize at many of the areas special activities and events. The backdrop for many of these events is the spacious 40-acre Green Valley Park. This park is an excellent fishing, picnic, and recreation destination.