Parks, Recreation & Tourism
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Rumsey Park

Contact Recreation & Tourism Division

Cameron Davis -
Recreation & Tourism Director

Parks & Recreation Office
Green Valley Park
1000 W. Country Club Drive
Payson, AZ 85541

(928) 472-5111
or Email Cameron Davis at

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Recreation & Tourism

The mission of the Recreation & Tourism Department is to provide for the health,
inspiration and recreational opportunities for the people of Payson through the
  creation and maintenance of high quality programs, facilities and community special events.
Combined with development of outdoor recreational programs that invite tourists and
promote existing attractions & special events to increase the overall economic and
social vitality of our community.

In keeping with our branding, “Arizona’s Cool Mountain Town”, the Town of Payson's Recreation & Tourism Division is commited to attracting visitors to enjoy our mountain charm, cultural activities, outdoor recreational activities, as well as incorporate our western heritage.

Green Valley Lake East Winter Dock Green Valley Lake

Green Valley Lake offers a walking path, fishing, a ramp for sail boats & row boats, as well as many local water birds.

Our winter weather allows for year round walking, fishing & bird watching, even this year with the lake partially frozen.

Payson Area Trails System Map Sawdust Festival @ Payson Event Center

The Payson Area Trails System (PATS) is an interconnecting trail system of pathways, existing sidewalks, and bike lanes in Payson to form an interior trail network.

Our Payson Event Center is a 36-acre multi-purpose facility that consists of an outdoor arena that seats over 3,300 people, & hosts festivals, concerts and other large scale community activities.

 Rumsey Park Ramada 5

Rumsey Park is Payson's largest recreation park boasting five picnic ramadas, two playgrounds, four tennis courts, three softball fields, two soccer/football fields, two sand volleyball courts, a basketball court, a swimming pool, a skate park, & an Off-Leash Area (Dog Park).

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