OUTDOOR RECREATION

Located In The Largest Ponderosa Pine Forest In The World!

Geographically centered in the State of Arizona and at the Base of the Mogollon Rim, the sky is the limit for outdoor recreation.  If you like to hike, camp, fish, swim, kayak, canyoneer, rock climb or just relax - Christopher Creek is the perfect getaway.  Click below for more information on the following recreation activities.  When you click on the links you will be taken to www.discovergilacounty.com!

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What To Do?

Find where all the locals go to have fun - swimming holes, campgrounds and more!

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Fishing Tails 

Ever wonder where people go fishing?  Well...the secret is out..you found it in Rim Country

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Trails For Everyone

The surrounding Mogollon Rim Area is known for its beautiful hiking trails for all levels.

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Navigation

We have compiled some maps to help you find your way.  If you get lost, find the North Star.

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It's Hot - Cool Off

When it is 100+ degrees in Phoenix - everyone heads this their favorite high country swimming hole.

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Adventure's Setting

The largest ponderosa pine forest in the world is your backdrop.  You name it we got it!

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Two Wheel Fun!

Single Track, the road less traveled - find your next

Mountain Bike Trail!

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Come Play!

At just under 2.9 Million acres of forest, it is one of the most diverse ecosystems in America.

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Paddle Fun!

Kayaking on the Rim Lakes and Reservoirs is special.  Check out the best places to go.

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Colors On Display

With 4 full season - the area experiences breathtaking beauty especially in the fall when the Rim comes alive in color.

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Water Fun!

If you love the water, then Christipher Creek has what you are looking for!

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Let's Go Camping!

Surrounded by the Tonto and Coconino National Forests we do camping better than most.

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4-Wheel Fun

Bring your ATV, Quad, Side-by-side and discover hundreds of miles of trails.

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Bird Watching

The Mogollon Rim and Gila County are well known for their diverse bird populations.