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Payson Travel Guide

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Welcome to Payson, AZ!

Payson is located in the geographical center of Arizona in the Alpine region northeast of Phoenix and in between the Sierra Ancha and Mazatzal Mountain Ranges. An abundance of outdoor activities from cross-country skiing to hunting and fishing are supported by the year-round mild climate and diverse landscape of the Mogollon Rim. The Tonto Natural State Park provides camping, hiking trails and horseback riding and boasts the region's largest stand of Ponderosa trees, which draws many visitors to the area. Another attraction is the Annual World—s Oldest Continuous Rodeo, traditionally held each year in the third week of August. The rodeo celebrated 122 years of rodeo sport in 2006 and holds the title for being oldest continuous rodeo in the world. There are also several golf courses in the area for those golf enthusiasts and spectators alike. Payson Golf Course offers not only a world-class game of golf, but also breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain scenery and a 5,000-foot drop to the valley below.

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