WIDE OPEN SPACES IN GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA

Stretching from the tall pines to the desert floor, Gila County is full of opportunities to come play and recreate in wide open spaces. 

Gila County is surrounded by the largest ponderosa pine forest in the world, and numerous mountain ranges that showcase a vast sea of pine trees and mountain vistas. 

 

Saguaro cactus and seven rugged wildernesses mark the gateway to areas that only true adventure seekers dare go.

 

Lakes, streams, secluded networks of trails are all part of this untamed WILD country.
 

A visit to Gila County's wide open spaces will leave you awestruck and looking forward to your next adventure.  Explore the WILD - Discover Gila County.

DISCOVER GILA COUNTY'S WIDE OPEN SPACES

Credit:  Cameron Davis

Lakes
In Gila County

Photo Credit:  Arizona Highways

Gila County if full of many lakes with breath taking views ready for boating, fishing and relaxing.

Credit:  Cameron Davis

Scenic 
Highways

Photo Credit:  Mike Boening

Who said you had to leave your car behind to adventure in Gila County?  Take a drive and find your happy place.

Credit:  Cameron Davis

Star
Gazing

Photo Credit:  Arizona Astronomy

Awe inspiring shooting stars, constellations and starry skies make the Pinal Mountains truly awesome!

Credit:  Cameron Davis

Mogollon
Rim

Photo Credit:  Cameron Davis

Off road and scenic, that is what Rim Country offers the adventurous soul. Discover your new point of view!

Credit:  Cameron Davis

Site Seeing
Adventures

Photo Credit:  Arizona Highways

Got a 4x4 and willing to use it?  Gila County has some amazing site-seeing places where you can put it to the test.

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Tonto National Forest

Photo Credit:  John Fowler 

WIld, untamed and waiting to be explored the Tonto National Forest is an outdoors lovers paradise.

Credit:  Dj Craig

Pinal
Mountains

Photo Credit:  GEM Press Photos

Wildlife is on display at almost every turn in the road.  Hike, Camp Mnt. Bike in Arizona's Pinal Mountains.

Credit:  Cameron Davis

Sonoran 
Desert

Photo Credit:  Joe Parks 

The Sonoran Desert is the most biologically diverse of the four U.S. deserts. Experience this natural wonder.

Credit:  Cameron Davis

Wilderness
Areas

Photo Credit:  Robert Murry

Truly WILD, Gila County's Wilderness areas display signs of Arizona's Native American past and it natural beauty.