High on the Mogollon Rim
Mogollon Resort Cabins in Heber/Overgaard is located about 38 miles from Show Low and 55 miles from Payson, Arizona. Some people think it's part of the White Mountains region and others consider it Mogollon Rim Country. We are situated on the eastern boundary of the Sitgreaves National Forest. Since it's elevation is about 6,500 feet with summer temperatures that rarely exceed 85 degree F, it can be considered as part of both regions in northeastern Arizona.
The population of Heber/Overgaard is about 3,000 very lucky residents.
Heber and Overgaard are technically two different unincorporated communities but are so close, most consider them almost one and the same which is why combined they are referred to as "Heber/Overgaard".
Sitting between Payson (Rim Country) and Show Low (White Mountains), you could say Mogollon Resort Cabins features twice the vacation opportunity. Hunting for deer, elk, bear, antelope and wild turkey is permitted. With an abundance of lakes and streams in both directions, trout fishing is very popular in the area. Within 30 minutes of Heber and Overgaard there are no less than 5 recreational fishing lakes, and over 15 different hiking trails ranging in
difficulty from easy to “most difficult” as classified by the U.S. Forest Service. All boast an abundance of beauty in and around the Mogollon Rim at elevations ranging from 7900 feet down to 6500 feet.
No matter which direction you go from Mogollon Resort Cabins, our outdoor nature experience is equally ideal with great views, crisp cool air and terrain of rolling hills to high majestic mountain peaks with thick forests of pine, fir and aspen. World-class snow skiing is a short drive to the Sunrise Park Resort just east of Show Low Az. And if casino action is your thing, head east to the Hon-Dah Resort Casino near Pinetop Lakeside or go south to the Mazatzal
Casino in Payson.
Today, Mogollon Resort Cabins in Heber/Overgaard is an all season vacation and getaway destination of Arizonans, particularly those living in the desert communities of the Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson that seek a cooler climate during the summer months.
With its rich historic background, Heber/Overgaard maintains its small town, rustic charm with a mild four seasons of outdoor adventure and recreation. Considering our ideal location, Mogollon Resort Cabins is indeed a place where vacationers can escape the hectic pace of city life to a serene and tranquil place of awe-inspiring beauty.