Welcome To Gila County

In the "Heart of Arizona," Gila County is home to wild adventure, epic history, and access to everything outdoors.  Come

Explore The Wild and Discover Gila County!

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OUR COMMUNITIES

EXPLORE THE WILD

This is the place where forests, lakes, deserts, and sky meet between 2,000 and 8,000 feet above sea level. The best part? It is only 90 minutes from the greater Phoenix area. 

Things to Do on the Mogollon Rim
Places to Eat in Gila County

EAT IN GILA COUNTY

Food choices abound in Gila County. Spicy, sizzling, ethnic, elegant, and farm-to-fork. Cocktails, wineries, and craft-brewed beer, it's all here.  Taste the Wild!

STAY IN GILA COUNTY

Located in the Heart of Arizona, Gila County is welcoming, affordable, and beckons the adventurous soul to answer the call of the wild. Here, you live through your senses: pine, unobstructed views, breathtaking sunsets. Here your adventure is as wild as you want to make it. 

Places to Stay in Gila County
Gila County History

EXPERIENCE THE PAST

Located in the Heart of Arizona, Gila County is welcoming, affordable, and beckons the adventurous soul to answer the call of the wild. Here, you live through your sense: pine, unobstructed views, breathtaking sunsets. Here your adventure is as wild as you want to make it. 

SHOPPING IN GILA COUNTY

Unique boutique's and antique collectible shopping is a fun way to find art, furniture or other unique items, that may be very rare, for your home or business décor or for your personal collections.

Gila County is well known for its antiquing treasures.  Whether it be in the southern mining communities of Globe and Miami or in the northern mountain communities of Payson, Pine, Strawberry and Rye there are some great finds to be found.

Shopping in Gila County

ADVENTURE 

EXPERIENCES

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My trip to Gila County was great!

Jason

Tierra Madre Vineyards in Gila County

CHART THE UNCHARTED

Are you ready to take an adventure like none other and open yourself up to the experiences and beauty that life gives you?  If so then Gila County was made for you.  Below we have compiled some of the best adventure itineraries into half, full-day, and extended experience packages.  All you have to do is follow the itinerary to create memories and Explore the Wild.

Mogollon Rim near Payson, Arizona

The Mogollon Rim

Food choices abound in Gila County. Spicy, sizzling, ethnic, elegant, and farm-to-fork. Cocktails, wineries, and craft-brewed beer, it's all here.  Taste the Wild!

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Things to Do near Roosevelt Lake

ROOSEVELT LAKE

Thousands of years in the making, this travertine bridge is thought to be the largest in the world.  Discover this rare gem in Gila County's Rim Country.

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Pinal Mountains near Globe, Arizona

PINAL MOUNTAINS

Located in Southern Gila County, The Pinal Mountains are the perfect escape for the adventurous soul.  Amazing outdoor recreation awaits!

BESH-BA-GOWAH

The term was originally given by the Apache Natives. Here visitors will see the partially restored ancient ruin of the Salado people who occupied the site between A.D. 1225 and A.D. 1400.

GILA COUNTY ADVENTURE FORUM

Tell Us About Your Adventures In Gila County

The Gila County Adventure Forum has been created as an online resource.   Please share your latest adventure with others including video, pictures and important information.  

 

Please refrain from the use of bad language, political views or anything else that is other than what is listed above.  Offenders of these rules will be removed from the forum and blocked from future activity.

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Tonto Natural Bridge near Payson, Arizona

TONTO NATURAL BRIDGE

Located in Northern Gila County, The Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is home to the largest travertine bridge in the world.  Discover this mystical place, said to have healing powers.

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