The diverse ecosystems of the Rim Country provide the opportunity to view a surprising number of birds. Depending on your viewing pleasure, you can find a variety of species near high country lakes and streams or under the Rim closer to Payson. You only have to go as far as Payson’s Green Valley Park and the Payson Golf Course for bird watching in town.
Venture out to various vantage points along the East Verde River or down around Roosevelt Lake and see how many different birds you can spot.
One of the local clubs in town - the Payson Birders has helped identify a list of birding areas in the Rim Country. For more information please contact: