Rim Country Activities Guide
This is just a sampling of the numerous nearby outdoor recreational opportunities available to property owners at Tamarron Pines. For more information, please call our Phoenix Office.
Things To Do Around Tamarron Pines
Mogollon Rim Country… a majestic 200 mile escarpment of mixed pine woodlands sparkling with freshwater lakes and streams. Elk, deer, and other wild species make their home in the sprawling Federal National Forests that common this spectacular and varied land. Bordering the National Forest, Tamarron Pines is a premium cabin site community set amid this beautiful wilderness retreat offering spacious cabin sites spreading under towering ponderosa pines at a cool, clear 6,800′ elevation for your family’s enjoyment.
Information on 2010 summer road construction/repair affecting the Saffel Canyon OHV trail south of Eagar, please check website. See where to ride.
Big & 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.
The Alpine area has a varied landscape – mountain meadows, streams, lakes, & forest, therefore our bird species, both resident and migrant, are very diverse.
Hit the slopes at Sunrise Ski Resort, it’s only about a 1 hour and 15 minute drive from Alpine.
Fly & 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.
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.
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.
Many popular trails allow horseback riding such as Escudilla National Recreation Trail & the East Baldy Trail.
Williams Valley Winter Sports Area is located six miles northwest of Alpine at an altitude of 8,700 feet.
This activity is the favorite of all Alpine visitors and residents. Our forests, lakes, streams, and mountain meadows host a variety of wildlife.