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Tonto Apache Tribe
The Tonto Apache Tribe is located adjacent to the town of Payson (originally named Te-go-suk, Place of the Yellow Water) and surrounded by a variety of geological and mountainous formations.
The Mazatzal Mountains are located to the west, the Sierra Ancha Mountains to the south and the Mogollon Rim to the North. Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is also near the reservations as well as the historic towns of Pine and Straberry. The Mogollon Rim, just minutes from the reservation offers beautiful Pondorosa pine trees, lakes, streams camping and hunting. The winter snow provides unlimited skiing and snowboarding.
Things to Do
Mazatzal Hotel & Casino includes 400 slot machines and video poker, live poker and blackjack, bingo table games and a Players Club. Link to page
Tonto Apache Tribal Recognition Days
Date: October - first week
Information: (928) 474-5000
Where to Stay
Mazatzal Hotel & Casino has beautiful modern charm set in a scenic mountain area. Plush bedding, comfortable furntire are just some of the ammenities you'll find here. Link to page
Paysonglo Lodge is situated amind breathtakingly beautiful scenery in a cozy, quiet atmosphere. With a swimming pool and spa to enjoy in the summer and fireplace rooms in the winter. Link to page
Location and Nearby Communities
The Tonto Apache Tribe is located adjacent to the town of Payson in northwestern Gila County approximately 95 miles northeast of Phoenix and 100 miles southeast of Flagstaff, Arizona.
Contacting the Tribe
Tonto Apache Reservation #30
Payson, AZ 85541
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