When most people think about Arizona, they think of desert heat. But Pinetop, located 7,200 feet up in the White Mountains, is more akin to Colorado. Among lakes, streams, and the largest stand of ponderosa pine in the world, your resort at Pinetop is surrounded with year-round recreational opportunities.
With bird watching, fishing, golf, shopping and stargazing—and that’s just for starters—you can fill your days and evenings with the honest pleasures of life. Visiting the White Mountains area, you may even feel like you’ve stepped back in time as you experience the charm of a simpler, nicer America.
Originally established in 1870, Fort Apache is one of the most widely recognized Army outposts. Today, more than 20 buildings remain on the 288-acre historic site. Visitors can stroll through old Fort Apache on a guided or self-guided walking tour. Open: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Sat. (June-Aug.); 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Fri. (Winter), closed Sundays and all major holidays. Approx. 27.5 mi.
Sunrise Park Resort
Nestled in the heart of Arizona’s beautiful White Mountains is Sunrise Park Resort, a skier’s paradise that offers 65 runs. The resort also features a separate cross country ski trails and a children’s “ski-wee” area. Approx. 37 mi.
Casa Malpais National Historic Landmark
Originally built around 1250 A.D., Casa Malpais was inhabited by the Mogollon (Western Pueblo), whose culture flourished for more than 1,100 years. The 16-acre complex features a series of basalt terraces at an elevation of 7,000 feet. Approx. 58 mi.
April: Fishing Derby
July: Native American Festival
August: Car Show, Bluegrass Festival, Eager Daze, Sunrise Run Motorcycle Rally
September: Fall Festival and parade
Vacation Planning on the Web
White Mountain Partnership
Pinetop-Lakeside Chamber of Commerce
Arizona Office of Tourism
White Mountains Online
Parking is limited at WorldMark Pinetop and the resort is able to accommodate the Storage of boats, trailers or RVs during your stay. RV or boat parking is available at the end of the resort by Building 14 behind the upper hot tub.
Pool & Hot Tub Information
Children in diapers must wear waterproof diapers designed for swimming. There are no lifeguards on duty. Please refer to posted pool signage for specific information.
Pool and Hot Tub: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
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- Air conditioning
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