Wooden Nickel Cabins are conveniently located near Payson, Arizona in the heart of the Tonto National Forest. Nestled beneath the Mogollon Rim amid mature ponderosa pines you'll find abundant opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. A variety of wildlife make the Tonto Basin their home and frequently visit our grounds. Area recreational opportunities include the Zane Grey Museum, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, Rim Country Museum, Tonto Fish Hatchery and Canyon Creek Fish Hatchery.
Fishing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, hunting and bird watching are just a few of the activities you may enjoy during your stay. Over 239 varieties of birds make this area their home. For hunters, we're conveniently located in Game & Fish unit #23. Anglers will appreciate our immediate proximity to area lakes and streams.
Outdoor wedding at Wooden Nickel Cabin Rentals, Christopher Creek ArizonaHikers, mountain bikers and ATV'ers will appreciate forest trail head access only 1/2 mile away. It isn't uncommon to view elk, deer and wild turkey while you relax in the cool ambience of our forested retreat! The nearby communities of Payson and Christopher Creek offer you fine dining, dancing, antiquing, and shopping. Many artisans offer their creations for sale in quaint area boutiques.
Wooden Nickel Cabin Rentals, a little more than an hour's drive from the Phoenix metro area, provides you with all the amenities you need to enjoy your escape to Arizona's cool high country. All you need to bring are your food and clothes.
Make your reservation today and join us at our "Paradise in the Pines!"
Wooden Nickel Rental Cabins, are a little more than an hour's drive from the Phoenix metro area. Our cabin rentals provide you with all the amenities you need to enjoy your escape to Arizona's cool high country. We're just minutes from Payson in secluded Christopher Creek surrounded by the Tonto National Forest. All you need to bring are your food and clothes.
Simply travel Highway 260 East of Payson, AZ for approximately 17 miles. As you approach Highway Milepost 274, navigate into the passing lane. You will turn left about 100 yards past Milepost 274. (Turn around if you miss the turn and/or see a sign for "Colcord Road". You have traveled too far.) Turn left on to Christopher Creek Loop. Turn left on 1st road to the left (Hunter Creek Drive) and follow Hunter Creek Drive back about one-half mile. You will come right to the office. Watch out for Photo Radar in Star Valley! We look forward to seeing you!