The White Mountains
Explore The Seasons
Spring: a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can be.
The melting of snow invites the delicate buds of flowers to start decorating The White Mountains. As the days begin to warm up, it is the perfect time of year to get out and enjoy nature.
If you ask most people what their favorite season is in The White Mountains, odds are you will get Summer as a response. When most of the state is breaking temperature records above 100 degrees, we are enjoying warm days in the high 80's and cool night. With a vast amount of hiking trails, rivers, and lakes Summer in The White Mountains is the perfect mountain retreat.
Explore The Great Outdoors
At an elevation of 6,804 feet, Pinetop-Lakeside is surrounded by the natural beauty of the White Mountains, the Apache/Sitgreaves National Forest, and the Fort Apache Reservation. The White Mountain Trail system provides more than 180 miles of developed multi-use trails. For more information click HERE .
With an abundance of lakes and rivers, fishing is a year ‘round opportunity in the White Mountains. Whether you are after Trout, Bass, Catfish, or Walley, You will have plenty of opportunities to catch The Big One! For more information on fishing click HERE.
Explore The Town
We all need a little retail therapy sometimes. You will be sure to find perfect gifts and unexpected treasures in our wide variety of locally owned retail shops.
With so many great options, your biggest challenge will be picking which restaurant you want to enjoy. Are you a morning person? Enjoy several options for locally roasted coffee and fresh baked goodies. Nothing completes a day of exploring the beautiful mountains like a savory meal in a relaxing environment. Your taste buds are sure to be satisfied when exploring the culinary options available in The White Mountains.
Offering everything from horseback riding to yoga, mountain biking to a spa day, golfing to craft workshops, kayaking to wildlife viewing, The White Mountains really are Arizona's recreation destination.