East Verde Picnic Area
East Verde Picnic Area

East Verde Picnic Area

  • Set in the shade of tall pine trees, East Verde Picnic Area is perfect for any day trip that you have planned. You can see a variety of wildlife along with the beautiful scenery that Payson, AZ, has to offer.


    • Bird Watching Bird Watching
    • Hiking/Trekking Hiking/Trekking
    • Pet Friendly Pet Friendly
    • Wildlife Watching Wildlife Watching


    Day Use

    Seeking refuge from the summer heat, visitors flock to the forest's rivers and lakes, as well as to the calm streams and the cool shade of tall pines in the Mogollon Rim. Many opportunities for horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking the rugged terrain. Birdwatching and wildlife watching for hawks, eagles, javalina, white tail deer, and coyotes.