Weigh in on the future of the Arizona Trail

Payson Roundup

Alexis Bechman

It is the largest trails project in Arizona history, running the length of the state from Mexico to Utah, and planners are now working to preserve and protect the Arizona Trail and make it a destination in Rim Country. The 800-mile trail passes just west of Payson, hugging the rugged Mazatzal Mountains to the south, past the scenic Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, up through Pine as it skirts the base of the Mogollon Rim before going through Washington Park and up to the cool pines near the C.C. Cragin Reservoir.

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