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  • 10.16

    Annual Payson Art League ARToberFEST

  • 11.21

    Payson Rimstones 2015 Gem & Mineral Show

  • 12.05

    15th Annual Holiday Electric Light Parade

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Surrounded by national forest and replete with breathtaking mountain vistas, Payson, Arizona is an outdoor paradise. Creeks and trout streams flow from the Mogollon Rim above the city, while a 35-mile drive encompassing seven lakes provides numerous trails (hiking, biking and equestrian), camping, hunting and fishing. This natural beauty and rugged landscape is what attracted the late American Western Novelist Zane Grey to the Payson area.


For Visitors Information:

Visit the Official Payson Website

  • County: Gila
  • Elevation: 5,000
  • Population: 13,620

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