Payson, AZ, known to many as the “Heart of Arizona”, is a true American Hometown with deep traditions and beauty in all directions. You do not have to look far to find something exciting to do in this close-knit community. There are outdoor adventures and hometown events happening year round… and the weather allows for fun in all four seasons.
In the geographic center of Arizona lies the “Rim Country”, so named by the overwhelming presence of the Mogollon Rim. The Rim rests 7,000 feet above sea level and presents a dramatic drop of over 2,000 feet to the communities below. It is covered in forest and grass land, and has been the home to Native Americans, cowboys, ranchers, farmers, hunters, fishermen, and nature lovers for centuries.
It is a land of extreme beauty, natural endowments, and historical significance.