Tonto National Forest

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84 mi 135 km

Hikes

332 mi 535 km

Trails
Gems
2 Gems

Easy Trails
10 Trails
Intermediate Trails
28 Trails
Hard Trails
6 Trails

Food and Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Tortilla Flat Have a Sioux City Sarsaparilla with local snake wrangler Tony Suttile.
1 Main St, Apache Junction AZ — (480) 984-1776
260 Cafe The waitress here is absolutely darling... Pumpkin Pecan pancakes are AMAZING...
803 3 Highway 260, Payson AZ — (928) 474-5581
Sal & Teresa's Mexican Restaurant The best Mexican restaurant in town.
Beeline Cafe If you are looking for a diner this is it. Great food, fresh salads, turkey, gravy mashed and cranberries. Yum. Not fancy. Just good.
815 S Beeline Hwy., Payson AZ — (928) 474-9960
Chili's Grill & Bar Mushroom swiss burger. Add Bacon. This is my vice.
900 S Beeline Hwy, Payson AZ — (928) 468-7036
Fargo's Steakhouse Get the coconut crusted salmon and garlic mashed potatoes... Divine!
Macky's Bar & Grill Nice atmosphere but the portions are small, the food is bland, and the food is overpriced.
201 W Main St, Payson AZ — (928) 474-7411
Alfonso's Mexican The Alfonso's Burrito is literally 2-3 meals. Mmm
Beeline Hwy, Payson AZ — (928) 468-6178
Cardo's Pizza Try the French Onion Soup. Its yummy
Native Grill & Wings - Payson Always enjoy myself here. Very willing to make things right for you:-)
210 E. Highway 260, Payson AZ — (928) 474-6883
Pizza Factory Breadsticks are awesome! Best pizza on town!
Gerardo's Firewood Cafe Had the spaghetti and meat balls it was excellent
512 N Beeline Hwy, Payson AZ — (928) 468-6500
Crosswinds Restaurant - Home Of The Million Dollar View Breakfast is awesome and worth the wait if it's crowded!
800 W Airport Rd, Payson AZ — (928) 474-1613
Crosswinds Restaurant Great pancake sandwich !
800 W Airport Rd, Payson AZ — (928) 474-1613
Black Mountain Coffee Shop Now Reopened under New ownership Awesome Foods Breakfast served all day Lunch starts at 11:00 AM , Only Vienna Beef Seller in the Carefree area! Carefree's oldest Restaurant made new again!
7211 E Ho Road, Carefree AZ — (480) 488-9261
Cafe Bink Try for the outside patio...special view up to Black Mountain!
Horny Toad Touristy as all get out, but who cares? It's so much fun, and the BBQ is delicious! Parking can be a problem; luckily, the Cave Creek main drag is very pro-pedestrian, so you can park and walk.
Z's Asian Fusion Our Business Hours for this summer! :)
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Trails in Tonto National Forest - 34

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Apache Junction, AZ
2.4 mi 3.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
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Apache Junction, AZ
8.0 mi 12.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
All Clear
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Dry
63 days ago
1.5 mi 2.4 km
#3 Wind Cave Trail
Apache Junction, AZ
1.5 mi 2.4 km Apache Junction, AZ
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
90 days ago
7.5 mi 12.0 km
#4 Pass Mountain Trail
Mesa, AZ
7.5 mi 12.0 km Mesa, AZ
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
90 days ago
Apache Junction, AZ
1.4 mi 2.2 km Apache Junction, AZ
Unknown
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1.4 mi 2.3 km
#6 Saddle Trail
Mesa, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km Mesa, AZ
Unknown
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3.2 mi 5.1 km
#7 Saguaro Trail
Mesa, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km Mesa, AZ
Unknown
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3.5 mi 5.6 km
#8 Hawes Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km Fountain Hills, AZ
Unknown
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Gold Camp, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km Gold Camp, AZ
All Clear
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Dry
63 days ago
17.5 mi 28.2 km
#10 Dutchman Trail #104
Apache Junction, AZ
17.5 mi 28.2 km Apache Junction, AZ
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Apache Junction, AZ
3.0 mi 4.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
Unknown
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4.6 mi 7.4 km
#12 Flume Trail
Pine, AZ
4.6 mi 7.4 km Pine, AZ
Unknown
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Superior, AZ
18.7 mi 30.1 km Superior, AZ
All Clear
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Dry
38 days ago
Star Valley, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km Star Valley, AZ
Bad / Closed
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Muddy, Snowy, Icy, Fallen Trees - As of 2/25/17, this Trail is heavily snowed in above 6900 feet and has major creek crossings and unmaintained bit...
55 days ago
Payson, AZ
6.2 mi 9.9 km Payson, AZ
All Clear
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Some Mud: We hiked backpacked this loop in mid-March, 2017 and found the conditions to be great. Much more water than we expected!
39 days ago
Apache Junction, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km Apache Junction, AZ
Unknown
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Gold Camp, AZ
6.2 mi 10.0 km Gold Camp, AZ
All Clear
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Dry
63 days ago
Apache Junction, AZ
0.3 mi 0.5 km Apache Junction, AZ
Unknown
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0.7 mi 1.1 km
#19 Granite Trail
Mesa, AZ
0.7 mi 1.1 km Mesa, AZ
Unknown
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1.9 mi 3.1 km
#20 Ridge Trail
Mesa, AZ
1.9 mi 3.1 km Mesa, AZ
Unknown
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