From remote picturesque back roads to stories about outlaws and their hideouts, Payson is the central gateway to some of the more entertaining interpretive centers in Arizona. Payson offers access to an overwhelmingly beautiful, outdoor recreation area, (The Mogollon Rim) coupled with an authentic western heritage that is deeply rooted in stories about Cowboys, Native Americans, and Pioneers.
Visitors that come to Payson can enjoy the opportunity of exploring the fabric of America's past. You will be introduced to the people, places, and events that helped make our nation what it is today! The pages below will introduce you to some of these people and places, but to fully experience them…well you can only do that in person!