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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

If you are a nature enthusiast and love the great outdoors, you have come to the right place. Gila County offers each and every explorer an adventure of a lifetime. Experience incredible hiking trails, perfect camping spots, great fishing, hunting, site-seeing, and so much more! 

Kayaking in Rim Country

Before You Explore, Be Prepared!

Roosevelt Lake Hiking Trails

HIKING TRAILS

A hike in Gila County will leave you with breathtaking views of Roosevelt Lake, the Mogollon Rim, the Pinal Mountains, and a variety of topography. Explore our hiking trails here.

CAMPING

One of the most enjoyed recreational past-times is taking your family and exploring Gila County's many camping spots.  Whether you like to rough it, glamp, or pull an RV, Gila County provides close proximity to lakes, streams, swimming holes, and hiking trails. Your camping adventure in Gila County is waiting to be explored.

Camping in Payson, Arizona
Lakes in Gila County

LAKES & STREAMS

Whether it be fishing, boating, kayaking, swimming, paddle boarding, or resting on the beach, Gila County has it all.

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Big Game Guiding

There are 9 big game animal species that reside in Gila County, all of them accessible through public land pursuit. 

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Birding

The Tonto National Forest is a mecca for bird watchers.  There are hundreds of different species that call this forest home.

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Boating

Gila County has lakes, streams, creeks, and rivers that offer ideal locations for swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing to get wet and wild!

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Canoeing

 Glide silently along the surface of the lake, drink in the beauty of the stands of ponderosa pine trees and saguaro cactus.

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Casinos

When the gaming bug bites, but Vegas isn’t in your plans, Gila County in Arizona offers plenty of options.

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Fishing

Cast your line, sit back, relax. and reel 'em in! Choose from dozens of great fishing locations!

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Golfing

Gila County's golfing opportunities are about as diverse as the landscape that surrounds them.