Mogollon rim arizona map. Back road scenic drive. The original and only lodge right on the bank of christopher creek. Coconino national forest coconino the third largest national forest in arizona 185 million acres extends over a scenic area of mountains plateaus and canyons around the mogollon rim in the center of the state features include the san francisco peaks north of flagstaff the adjacent san francisco volcanic field oak creek canyon the red. Its location puts it almost exactly in the geographic center of arizona.
Map of greater phoenix arizona showing location to the communities of phoenix scottsdale chandler glendale mesa tempe and other valley of the sun communities. It has a vast and diverse geography famous for its deep canyons high and low elevation deserts numerous natural rock formations and volcanic mountain ranges. It has been called the heart of arizonacitation needed. Arizona is a landlocked state situated in the southwestern region of the united states of america.
According to 2006 census bureau estimates the population of the town is 15257. It runs along the edge of the mogollon rim overlooking the ponderosa pine forest below. Arizona camping your arizona camping resource guide everything you need to know about camping in arizona. Arizona constituent state of the united states.
Holocene to middle pliocene basaltic rocks 0 4 ma mostly dark colored basaltic lava and cinders young enough that some original volcanic landforms are still apparent. Arizona campgrounds arizona camping lists arizona fishing reports. Strawberry az shares the pristine scenic beauty of the mogollon rim country with its sister towns of payson and pine arizona. Rim country lies in the higher country 75 miles ne of phoenix.
The rim country boasts the largest stand of ponderosa pine forests in the world. Cozy cabins nestled in the majestic pines of the mogollon rim. It is the sixth largest state in the country and was the last of the 48 conterminous states to be admitted to the union 1912.