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.
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!
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.
Gila County's link to the WILD WILD WEST is well know. The Arizona Territory was the last stronghold of the Apache Indians, it was were outlaws went to escape and it is the birth place of the modern day rodeo. Stories of miners, cowboys, Native Americans, outlaws and the bloodiest family feud in American History (Pleasant Valley War) all took place in Gila County, Arizona.
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.
CHANGE YOUR ALTITUDE
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.