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Peace in the Pines

Living in Christopher Creek

Tucked away in the rugged beauty of Arizona’s backcountry, Christopher Creek feels like a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Long before our time, Native American tribes roamed these lands, leaving behind stories woven into the very fabric of the landscape. Then came the pioneers, drawn by whispers of untamed wilderness and the promise of a fresh start. Today, Christopher Creek holds onto that pioneer spirit, a quaint haven where time seems to slow down and worries fade away. Surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Tonto National Forest, this little slice of paradise beckons adventurers and nature lovers alike. Whether you’re tracing the footsteps of those who came before, casting a line in its tranquil waters, or simply kicking back and soaking in the mountain air, Christopher Creek offers a laid-back escape that feels just like home.

Things to Do in Christopher Creek

Hiking Trails

Explore the diverse hiking trails of Payson, AZ, where scenic vistas and rugged landscapes await adventurers of all levels.

Camping Spots

Discover camping spots nestled amidst the natural beauty of Payson, AZ, offering a perfect retreat under the stars.

The Mogollon Rim

The Mogollon Rim is a majestic geological feature, gracing Arizona's landscape with its towering cliffs and sweeping vistas.


Tee off amidst the landscapes of Payson, AZ, where golfers can enjoy pristine courses against the backdrop of the mountain scenery.

Local Parks

Discover the natural beauty of Payson, AZ, through its charming local parks, where visitors can unwind, picnic, and explore.

The Rodeo

Payson proudly states that they hold "The World's Oldest Continuous Rodeo" right here in Rim Country.

Roosevelt Lake

Roosevelt Lake is often referred to as the best bass fishing lake in all of Arizona. Come out and drop a line.

Community Events

From the 4th of July to Christmas parades and everything in between, Payson is known for it's special events.

Tonto Natural Bridge

Known as the largest travertine bridge in the world, the Tonto Natural Bridge is simply breathtaking.