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Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Owner description: Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is located in central Arizona near Payson. It is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The bridge stands 183 feet high... more Owner description: Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is located in central Arizona near Payson. It is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The bridge stands 183 feet high over a 400-foot long tunnel that measures 150 feet at its widest point. There are three hiking trails, a picnic area, and a group use area. Goodfellow Lodge at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is a one-of-a-kind rustic hideaway in the middle of some of the most picturesque scenery in Arizona’s Rim Country. Nestled deep within Pine Canyon, this three-story cabin-style lodge was built in the 1920’s and has kept much of its early 20th-century charm. The lodge has 10 furnished bedrooms with private and communal restrooms, as well as a furnished basement suite with a private kitchenette with sink and refrigerator. The first floor features our beautiful wood cabin group dining area with picnic table seating, fireplace, and a large kitchen big enough for your group or catering company. Entertain on the outdoor veranda or the grass event area outside, or sit and spot any of our regular wildlife visitors, like deer and javelina. We invite you to visit Goodfellow Lodge and consider it for your next group visit, wedding, or overnight event. less
Attraction type: State Parks
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Mogollon Rim
Mogollon Rim
Owner description: This 2,000-foot-high escarpment stretches 200 miles across central Arizona into New Mexico.While sightseeing is the favored pastime along the Rim, it also boasts a historic system... more Owner description: This 2,000-foot-high escarpment stretches 200 miles across central Arizona into New Mexico.While sightseeing is the favored pastime along the Rim, it also boasts a historic system of hiking and horseback trails, a couple of picturesque lakes for boating and fishing, plus backcountry skiing for the truly adventurous. less
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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Rim Country Museum
Rim Country Museum
Located in Green Valley Park, this museum features exhibits that reflect the natural and cultural history of the greater Payson area called the "Rim Country."
Attraction type: History Museums
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Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery
Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Green Valley Park
Green Valley Park
Attraction type: Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Fargo's Steakhouse
Fargo's Steakhouse
Ranked #1 of 72 Restaurants in Payson
Price: $8 - $20
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Gerardo's Firewood Cafe
Gerardo's Firewood Cafe
Ranked #2 of 72 Restaurants in Payson
Price: $8 - $19
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Macky's Grill
Macky's Grill
Ranked #3 of 72 Restaurants in Payson
Cuisines: American, Bar, Delicatessen
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Susie's Q Barbecue
Susie's Q Barbecue
Ranked #4 of 72 Restaurants in Payson
Price: $3 - $22
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Fast Food, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Ms. Fitz 260 Cafe
Ms. Fitz 260 Cafe
Ranked #5 of 72 Restaurants in Payson
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Diner
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Christopher Creek Lodge
3.0 of 5
Christopher Creek Lodge
$60 - $81
Ranked #1 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Payson
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Grey Hackle Lodge
Grey Hackle Lodge
$60 - $200
Ranked #6 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Payson
Christopher Creek Campground
Christopher Creek Campground
$18 - $65
Ranked #7 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Payson

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Majestic Mountain Inn
2.0 of 5
Majestic Mountain Inn
$96 - $172
Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in Payson
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Quality Inn Payson
2.5 of 5
Quality Inn Payson
$71 - $117
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Payson
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Kohl's Ranch Lodge
3.0 of 5
Kohl's Ranch Lodge
$66 - $199
Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Payson
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.