Spreading out across a heavily forested expanse of prime northern Arizona high country land, these spacious 10 acre estates are for the first time being released for private sale. No other forested land in the sought after White Mountains of northeastern Arizona can be purchased with their superior location, access to utilities, freedom of use and affordable seller provided financing.

The properties are situated 15 miles east of Show Low in the community of Lakeside/Pinetop. You can visit the Lakeside/Pinetop chamber of commerce website at www.pinetoplakesidechamber.com. Show Low along with the communities of Lakeside/Pinetop are the commercial hubs of the White Mountains offering a broad selection of shopping, automotive, medical, construction and a host of service related businesses.

The properties are set amid the heart of the White Mountains where residents can enjoy a variety of scenic attractions and an outstanding array of outdoor activities. Over 200 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, 50 alpine lakes and more than 800 miles of cold, crystal clear rivers, creeks, and springs surround these spacious cabin sites. The White Mountains are the prime outdoor sports region in all of northern Arizona. Hunters and fishermen from all over the world travel to this unique recreational jewel to fish it’s free flowing streams and well stocked lakes and to escape the heat of the southern Arizona deserts. The property is surrounded by the Sitgreaves National forest where big game hunters enjoy successful hunts of elk, antelope, black bear, and mule deer. The states premier ski runs are only 45 minutes away at the Sunrise Ski Resort where eight lifts provide access to three alpine mountains.

The weather in the White Mountains is ideal. At 7,000 feet, the air is crisp and pure, the clear nighttime ski arrayed with the majestic beauty of the Milky Way. Summer time temperatures are in the comfortable 70’s and 80’s. The winters are brisk, but never severe.

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Each of the ten acre parcels is blanketed with a rich mantle of towering ponderosa pines and live oaks, providing both privacy and seclusion for each parcel’s prime building sites. A prominent ridge line crossing through tracts 1, 2, & 3 offers tree top elevated views of the surrounding forest wilderness. Each parcel borders the scenic natural landscapes 1,681,000 acre White Mountain Apache reservation wilderness. Zoning allows for additional splits for investment or estate planning purposes. There are no CC&R’s and there is no homeowners association to contend with. Zoning prohibits the use of travel trailers and RV’s as permanent residences. Local building ordances apply.

Appointments are a must to assure I’ll be on hand to greet you and guide you to walk the land.

Please feel welcome to contact me at the number or email address below.

JR Price

Mobile: 928-521-7882
email: jrp@arizonaland.com

land for sale in Pinetop, Arizona and Lakeside, Arizona


Tracts 1, 2, and 3: $399,000 each

Tract 4: $325,000

Tract 5: 299,000

10% DOWN

Financing is guaranteed. There are no credit checks, no qualifying requirements, no early payoff penalties and all loans are fully assumable. All property is title insured.

Prices, terms and availability subject to change without notice.

Things to Do Near Pinetop and Lakeside, Arizona

When visiting or living in Alpine you can choose to enjoy activities such as boating, kayaking, fly & bait fishing, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife and bird watching or just relax sitting on the shore of our lakes & streams or sitting in a chair on the porch. Visitors and residents enjoy a slower pace of life in the Alpine area & it’s a place to reflect and rejuvenate. We also have a winter season in which to enjoy the snow sports and experience the quiet after a snowfall. There are many activity choices as you can see below. Special tanks to the Alpine Area Chamber of Commerce for providing much of the information below.

Note: Every effort has been made to provide accurate information. If you are interested in a particular destination it is recommended that you acquire specific map and area information. Forest and road conditions can change due to weather conditions, construction etc. The US Forest Service and the US Geological Survey have detailed maps available.

atv-ridingATV Riding

Information on 2010 summer road construction/repair affecting the Saffel Canyon OHV trail south of Eagar, please check website. See where to ride.

skiingCross-Country Skiing

Information on 2010 summer road construction/repair affecting the Saffel Canyon OHV trail south of Eagar, please check website. See where to ride.

huntingBig & Small Game Hunting

In Arizona we have a diversity of wildlife species. Big Game includes Bear, Bighorn Sheep, Deer, Elk, Mountain Lion, Pronghorn Antelope, & Turkey. Small Game includes Cottontail Rabbit, Tree Squirrel, Migrating Game Birds, & Quail. Predatory Fur-bearing Mammals include Coyote, Skunk, Fox, Bobcat, & Raccoon.


Our hills and elevation of 8,050 make cycling a challenge. Many cycling groups pass through our scenic and hilly country each year. Our roads are well maintained which enhances safety.

 bird-watchingBird Watching

The Alpine area has a varied landscape – mountain meadows, streams, lakes, & forest, therefore our bird species, both resident and migrant, are very diverse.

downhill-skiingDownhill Skiing

Hit the slopes at Sunrise Ski Resort, it’s only about a 1 hour and 15 minute drive from Alpine.

fly-fishingFly & Bait Fishing

In the Alpine area there are 5 trout fishing lakes, Big Lake, Luna Lake, Nelson Reservoir, Hulsey Lake (this lake was drained due to the 2011 Wallow Fire and there are plans to restore and improve fishing here) and Crescent Lake. There are also various fishing streams East Fork of the Black River (along FR 276), Little Colorado River, Greer, Sheep’s Crossing, Silver Creek, West Fork of the Black River Campground.


We have a high elevation golf course in Alpine set amidst the beauty of the National Forest. The Alpine Golf & Country Club offers both 9 and 18 holes.

mountain-bikingMountain Biking

Phone the Alpine Ranger District Office (Mon-Fri) (928) 339-5000 & ask about conditions and recommendations. Other Forest Roads are FR 403 (off of US Hwy 191 -South of Alpine & FR 56 towards Hulsey Lake.


Get acquainted with our beautiful wilderness and join the Summer Hiking Group led by John Peck. Meet up on Mondays (June-August) at 8:00am at the Alpine Community Center parking lot. Moderate level hiking.

scenic-drivesScenic Drives

Everyone’s favorite drive is along the Coronado Trail Scenic Byway – US Highway 191. Driving south from Alpine you gain in elevation until you reach Hannagan Meadow Lodge at 9100 feet.

horsebackHorseback Riding

Many popular trails allow horseback riding such as Escudilla National Recreation Trail & the East Baldy Trail.


Come and explore our unique shops for everything from a souvenir, warm Alpaca sweaters & socks, gifts, to a cast iron dutch oven for your camping or hunting adventure.

wildlifeWildlife Viewing

This activity is the favorite of all Alpine visitors and residents. Our forests, lakes, streams, and mountain meadows host a variety of wildlife.


Williams Valley Winter Sports Area is located six miles northwest of Alpine at an altitude of 8,700 feet.


Have you ridden the Coronado Trail lately? The 120 miles of US 191 between Clifton and Springerville rank in the top 10 scenic byways in the country; the 90 miles south of Alpine are probably in the top 3 for motorcyclists.

This is just a sampling of the numerous nearby outdoor recreational opportunities available to property owners.

For more information, please click here for the Lakeside/Pinetop chamber of commerce website.

A-1 Lake

24 acres. Elev. 8,900 ft. 22 miles east of Pinetop off AZ 260. This scenic lake is great for Rainbow and Brook trout. Open mid-May to mid-September.

Bunch Reservoirs

44 acres. Elev, 8,200 ft. One mile north of Greer. Rainbow and Brown trout are the main catches. Early spring fishing is best, after ice and snow thaw.

Hawley Lake

300 acres. Elev. 8,200 ft. Take Highway 260 east on Route 473. One of the highest lakes in the state, Hawley is located on the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation and a daily fishing permit is required. Rainbow, Cutthroat, Brown and Brook trout are all found here.

Luna Lake

120 acres. Elev. 7,900 ft. Three miles southeast of Alpine, off U.S. 180. Rainbow, Cut-throat, and Brook trout fill up the nets here. Popular ice fishing. Year round Season.

Rainbow Lake

80 acres. Elev. 6,800 ft. One block south of Arizona 260, using either Rainbow Lake Road or Lake View Road. Shore fishing off the north or west ends, popular for Rainbow & Brown trout, Largemouth Bass, Sunfish, Catfish and Bluegill. During the winter, bald eagles are common around the lake.

Sunrise Lake

900 acres. Elev. 9,100 ft. 30 miles east of Pinetop using Arizona 260 and 273. One of the largest and best trout lakes in the area with fish growing into the 15-20-inch range. Large Graylings.


Sunrise is Arizona’s premier skiing resort and a regional standout. 3 mountains, 7 lifts, over 60 trails. Lodge, restaurant, bar, rentals, repairs, instruction, more. This complex has it all, gets better every year and features the first, last and best snow in the state.

Becker Lake

85 acres. Elev. 6,900 ft. Two miles northwest of Springerville, off U. S. 60. The lake is known for large Rainbow and Brown trout. The season runs from the first Friday in April to Nov. 30.

Concho Lake

60 acres. Elev., 6,300 ft. Ten miles west of St. Johns off Arizona 61. Use your favorite bait or lure for the Rainbow, Cutthroat, and Brook trout here. Other fish species include Largemouth Bass and Sunfish.

Horseshoe Cienega Lake

121 acres. Elev. 8,100 ft. 18 miles east of Pinetop off Arizona 260. The lake is visible from the high-way. One of the most popular reservation fishing lakes it has given up the state record for Brown trout at 16 lbs. 7 oz. Stocked with large Rainbow-Apache hybrids, Rainbow, Browns, and Apache trout. Year round fishing. Open May to September.

Lyman Reservoir

1400 acres. Elev. 6,000 ft. 17 miles north of Springerville, off U.S. 191. Anglers may come up with almost anything on their line at this large lake: Rainbow, Channel Catfish, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Walleye, Bluegill and Sunfish, to name a few. Lyman Lake State Park is a real “family” place, lots of facilities for everyone!

Reservation Lake

280 acres. Elev. 9,000 ft. 19 miles south of Arizona 260 using Arizona 273 and FS 116. Rainbow, Brook, and Brown trout abound in this beautiful mountain lake. Open April to November.

Tonto Lake

82 acres. Elev. 7,800 ft., 33 miles south-east of Fort Apache using Y70 and Y40 or access from Pacheta Lake using Y40. Fast-growing Rainbow and Apache trout. Check White Mountain Apache Game and Fish for special regulations.


The White Mountains region is a hunters’ / photographers’ / birdwatchers’ paradise! We won’t even attempt to list songbirds, shorebirds and waterfowl – over 150 species are regular visitors.

Big Game: Elk, Deer, Antelope, Turkey, Bear, Mountain Lion, Javelina.
Small Game: Squirrel, Rabbit, Dove, Quail.
Predators & Furbearers: Bobcat, Coyote, Fox, Badger, Raccoon, Ringtail Cat, Beaver.
Rare & Endangered: Southern Bald Eagle. American Peregrin Falcon, Owl.
Game Fish: Trout, Pike, Bass, Catfish, Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill, Walleye.

Big Lake

400 acres. Elev. 9,000 ft. 19 miles southwest of Eager using Arizona 260 and U.S. 273 either approaching from the east near Eagar or the west near Sunrise Resort. It is stocked each spring and fall with more than 30,000 trout. Rainbow is the best yield with good catches of Brook and Cutthroat trout. Open May to November with snowmobile access in winter.

Crescent Lake

130 acres, Elev. 8,900 ft. 41 miles southeast of Pinetop using Arizona 260 and 273. Known for its Brook and Rainbow trout.

Lee Valley Lake

45 acres. Elev. 9,400 ft. One-half mile west of Arizona 273, about halfway between Sunrise and Big Lake. The main attraction here is Arctic Grayling and Apache trout. Special regulations apply.

Nelson Reservoir

100 acres. Elev. 7,400 ft. Five miles south of Nutrioso, off U.S. 191. Easy access from the high-way. Home to Rainbow, Cutthroat, Brook and Brown trout. Fishing access for people with disabilities. Open spring, summer and fall.

River Reservoir

120 acres. Elev. 8,200 ft. One mile north of Greer, off FS 245. One of the three Greer lakes, has a lot of big Browns, also Rainbow trout.

Other Lakes

Also in the vacinity are Ackre Lake, Bills Lakes at Cedar Valley, Bog Tank, Bootleg, Chevelon Canyon, Christmas Tree, Cooley, Cyclone, Drift Fence, Earl Park, Fool Hollow, Fred’s Lakes; George’s Basin, The Greer Lakes (Bunch, River and Tunnel), Hulsey, Hurricane, Little Mormon Lakes, McNary Millponds, Meadow, Mexican Hay Lakes, Nash Tank, Pacheta Lake, Scott’s Reservoir, Show Low, Sierra Blanca Lakes, Shush Be Tou (The name is Apache for “Big Bear Lake.”), Shush Be Zahze (“Little Bear Lake.”), Tunnel Reservoir, Whipple, Willow Springs, Woodland and Woods Canyon Lakes.

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