East Verde Picnic

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

East Verde Picnic


Set in the shade of tall pine trees, East Verde Picnic is perfect for any day trip that you have planned. You can see a variety of wildlife along with the beautiful scenery that Payson has to offer.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Restrooms will be serviced once a week. Please pack it in, pack it out! 
Operational Hours: Day-use only
Fees No Fees
Open Season: Year-round
Restrictions: Stay limit 1 day, trailers under 16', day use only, limited parking, no trash
Closest Towns: Payson, Forest Lakes
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Toilet Building
Information Center: Payson Ranger District (928) 474-7900

General Information


This site is 4 miles north of Payson. Take Hwy 87 for 4 miles north of Payson to the East Verde River. Turn left (west) on East Verde Park Estates Road/Forest Road 622 and drive 1/4 a mile to the picnic site.

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4,600 feet