Need a cool country get away? Want a fun family outdoor event? Head to Payson on June 1-3 for variety of fun events.
The Payson Arizona Mountain High Games is the Southwest’s largest celebration of adventure sports combined with ATV trail rides, and a massive outdoor expo. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the cool mountain temperatures while competing in or watching this thrilling event.
Professional and amateur athletes from all over the Southwest and the Pacific Northwest will converge upon the mountain community of Payson to compete in eight different competitions for cash and prizes. This year’s sporting events include: a Mountain Bike Race, Trail Run, Dutch Oven Cooking Contest, Archery Competition, ATV Rodeo, ATV Trail Rides, Sawdust Games (note the Sawdust Festival is no longer a 2 day event) Trucks Only Demolition Derby, and an old fashioned Horseshoe Tournament. For the mountain biking crowd and runners the Trail Run and MTB event offers great trails and cash prizes. Just another reason to head to the rim.
The Payson Event Center is located at the South entrance of Payson across the road from the Mazatazal Casino at 1400 S. Beeline Highway Payson Mountain High Games. To learn more visit paysonrimcountry.com/mountainhighgames/