Payson, Arizona is conveniently located 90 minutes north of Phoenix, and 90 minutes south of Flagstaff, in the center of the state, on Highway 87. Payson's 5,000 foot elevation offers mild year-round weather with four distinctive seasons and activities to match. See below a map of driving directions to Payson, Arizona. We look forward to your visit.
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Directions to Payson, Arizona from the South -
From the Phoenix area, take loop 202 East to Country Club exit. Turn left on Country Club, which turns into Beeline Highway (Highway 87). Go north towards Payson on the Beeline Highway for approximately 75 miles.
Directions to Payson, Arizona from the North -
From Flagstaff, turn left on Lake Mary Road. Follow Lake Mary Road for approximately 45 miles. In Clint's Wells, turn right onto Highway 87. Stay on Highway 87 through Strawberry, Pine and into Payson.
Directions to Payson, Arizona from the East -
From Holbrook, take Highway 77 south to Highway 377. Take a right on Highway 377; go about 34 miles then take a right on Highway 277. Once in Heber, take a right on Highway 260. Take Highway 260 into Payson, approximately 54 miles.