Payson Journals

Arizona Mountain Country

A February 2002 trip to Payson by BZZ

Quote: This is a "ranch lodge" and is in an area for those who like outdoor activities like fishing, hiking, and horseback riding.

Arizona Mountain Country

Overview

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Hiking is by far the most exciting activity in the area--you get into areas that allow you to "discover" streams leading to waterfalls, and views of not so distant pine covered peaks. You can hike up to plateaus that offer fantastic views. Don't forget to get on a horse, but expect to walk only -- they go through mountain paths which switchback up and down, you wouldn't want them to do anything but walk!Quick Tips: Be prepared for winter weather, I thought of AZ as only hot, desert country. Was I surprised driving into the area and seeing ski areas and waking up to snow on our car the next morning.Best Way To Get Around: The only way to get around is with an automobile -- then wal...Read More

Kohls Ranch Lodge

Hotel | "Kohl's Ranch Lodge"

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Best Things Nearby:Hiking, horseback riding from the ranch. The town of Payson is inviting. The whole mountain area is beautiful.Best Things About the Resort:There was a restaurant on the premises that had reasonable food, but the prices were a little high. The pool and whirpool were both very clean and the temperatures were great in both.Resort Experience:The studio unit with mini-kitchen was poor. It was basically a counter next your bed that you cooked/cleaned dishes at (while sitting on your bed if you wanted to!). There was a fireplace in the unit but it smelled of smoke so much that we had to ask for a change of rooms. We were moved to a room w/o t...Read More

Member Rating 1 out of 5 on April 30, 2002

Kohls Ranch Lodge
EAST HIGHWAY 260
Payson, Arizona 85541
1-928-478-4211

About the Writer

BZZ

BZZ
Rochester, Michigan