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Payson is just 90 miles and a world away from Phoenix. Set in the Tonto National Forest, this tiny town is a hub for Arizona adventures. Hike the Mogollon Rim, canoe on quiet lakes, and camp in the ponderosa pines. As a home base, book a local RV park or campground. Cool off in the swimming holes at Christopher Creek Campground. Steps from your creekside site, ride horses or mountain bikes through the hills. Closer to town, Houston Mesa Campground has tent and horse sites with picnic tables. Choose from tent and RV sites at Sharp Creek Campground, which is ideal for fishing and boating. From April to October, sleep under the pines at Ponderosa Campground. For great fishing in Willow Springs Lake, head to Sinkhole Campground. Bringing a group to Rim Country? The Woods Canyon Lake camping area can host up to 100 people. Near Payson’s downtown, camp in luxury at an RV resort. Clean up at the laundry, and take advantage of the dump stations. Many parks sit in walking distance to local restaurants and pubs.