The Rim Country of Arizona is the official summertime get away for residents of the hot Sonoran Desert. The high forested rim is cool, lush, and close by. The area features numerous mountain lakes and breathtaking trails. Enjoy spending a summer day in Arizona's Rim Country during this 30 minute program.
The Rim is only 90 minutes from Phoenix. Take Highway 87 northeast out of metropolitan Phoenix. Once in Payson, turn right onto Highway 260. The highway climbs to the top of the rim 30 miles down the road. Note, there is also beautiful Rim Country by staying on Highway 87 and continuing north towards Blue Ridge Reservoir.