Tonto National Forest Guide

Tonto National Forest is the largest national forest in Arizona and the seventh largest in the United States. It lies northeast of Phoenix. This national forest covering more than 2.8 million acres has regional offices in Globe, Mesa, Payson, Roosevelt, Scottsdale, and Young. The Salt River creates two large reservoirs, and there are four others in this forest. Part of the Verde Wild and Scenic River runs through it. You may want to visit some of the eight wilderness areas that are located in the Tonto National Forest. 

Shape Hiking Trails

Tonto National Forest Hiking Trails

Things to Do

Activities in Tonto National Forest

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How to get to Tonto National Forest

Address: Payson Ranger Station, Tonto National Forest, 1009 Arizona 260, Payson, Arizona 85541

Fee: Entry fee $0

Tonto National Forest is one of the largest national forests in the United States, and you can find lots to do within its borders and nearby. Bring your RV when you visit this forest just north of Phoenix. If you do not have one, renting one with RVshare is fast and convenient.