Tonto National Forest

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348 mi 560 km of trail 12 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 10 Trails Intermediate Trails 33 Trails Hard Trails 6 Trails

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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
Culver's Nice place to relax with family and to grab a quick bite. Management is nice and the employees are super kind people. Also, you can't skip a concrete mixer!
805 E Hwy 260, Payson AZ — (928) 363-4433
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
Ayothaya Amazing food. Try the pad woo sen or garlic garden.
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!
Jimmy John's
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

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Trails in Tonto National Forest - 37

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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
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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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Dry
43 days ago
Payson, AZ
6.2 mi 9.9 km Payson, AZ
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6.2 mi 10.0 km
#5 Peralta Canyon Trail
Gold Camp, AZ
6.2 mi 10.0 km Gold Camp, AZ
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Tonto Basin, AZ
19.1 mi 30.8 km Tonto Basin, AZ
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7.5 mi 12.0 km
#7 Pass Mountain Trail
Mesa, AZ
7.5 mi 12.0 km Mesa, AZ
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17.5 mi 28.2 km
#8 Dutchman Trail #104
Apache Junction, AZ
17.5 mi 28.2 km Apache Junction, AZ
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4.6 mi 7.4 km
#9 Flume Trail
Pine, AZ
4.6 mi 7.4 km Pine, AZ
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Star Valley, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km Star Valley, AZ
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Gold Camp, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km Gold Camp, AZ
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Dry
76 days ago
Apache Junction, AZ
3.0 mi 4.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
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Superior, AZ
18.7 mi 30.1 km Superior, AZ
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3.5 mi 5.6 km
#14 Hawes Trail
Fountain Hills, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km Fountain Hills, AZ
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3.2 mi 5.1 km
#15 Saguaro Trail
Mesa, AZ
3.2 mi 5.1 km Mesa, AZ
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Apache Junction, AZ
9.4 mi 15.1 km Apache Junction, AZ
All Clear
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Dry
93 days ago
Apache Junction, AZ
1.2 mi 1.9 km Apache Junction, AZ
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1.4 mi 2.3 km
#18 Saddle Trail
Mesa, AZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km Mesa, AZ
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Apache Junction, AZ
2.8 mi 4.6 km Apache Junction, AZ
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Apache Junction, AZ
3.5 mi 5.6 km Apache Junction, AZ
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