- Visit Pinetop-Lakeside
- What to Do
- Recreational Activities
With more than 50 lakes, streams, and small rivers, Pinetop-Lakeside and the White Mountains of Arizona are perfect for water enthusiasts.
Locate area campgrounds, and find out how to contact their offices.
Mountain lakes surrounded by Ponderosa pine forests provide the best days fishing, whether you prefer standing on a bank, wading the water, or camping out on ice.
Find the perfect Pinetop-Lakeside golfing location for you.
If on-foot is how you enjoy the forests, the White Mountains Trail System has just the ticket. Centered primarily in the Show Low and Pinetop-Lakeside area, there are more than 200 miles of trails at an average elevation of 7,000 feet.
If you think four feet are better than two, then saddle up for a horseback ride through Arizona’s beautiful White Mountains!
The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is home to many animals for which permits are issued to hunt.
Learn more about our beautiful mountain lakes and how you can enjoy them.
Motorized Trail Riding
White Mountain has more than 60 miles of trails, from Clay Springs to Pinetop-Lakeside, especially groomed for ATV, OHV, and snowmobiling use.
You prefer two wheels over two feet? The White Mountains Trail System is made up of more than 200 miles of non-motorized, multi-use trails. Mountain bikers of all skill levels come here to single-track trails and the natural beauty within the pines.
Recreation Centers & Facilities
Check out a listing of area recreation centers, including stables, resorts, fun parks, and nature centers.
Wildlife Viewing & Bird Watching
No matter where you are in the White Mountains, opportunities to view wildlife abound. In our region, there are more than 400 species.