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Overgaard, AZ Travel and Vacation Getaways

Overgaard AZ Step back in time and into the Old West at Bison Ranch, a recreated town from the 1800s and popular vacation destination in colorful central Arizona. Located in Overgaard, Bison Ranch is a fun place to discover interesting shops, enjoy fine dining and see real live bison. Nearby this unique family destination are endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, fishing, boating and horseback riding. Explore scenic canyons, rugged desert landscape, lushly forested mountains, ancient rock art and picturesque lakes in this beautiful region of Arizona.

Bison Ranch Destination

Around the Mogollan Rim, elevations rise up to 7,900 feet, offering spectacular hiking for all levels of expertise. Start with the Rim Lake Vista Trail and upgrade to Horton Springs Trail known for its deep drops and fantastic views. Pine Meadows Country Club features nine holes of golf while Overgaard has quaint shopping and dining.

The Sitgreaves National Forest is one of the top hunting grounds for elk in the nation, and is also home to deer, turkey and mountain lion, among other species. Anglers will enjoy fishing at the Black Canyon Lake stocked with rainbow trout, as well as in half a dozen local lakes.

Bison Ranch Travel Tips

  • Packing tip - Sturdy shoes are a must-have for all of your outdoor activities.
  • Best attraction - Walk in the footsteps of pioneers as you hike Drew Canyon Trail steeping in ponderosa pines and offering dramatic views of the Mogollon Rim.
  • Best time to visit - Hiking and riding spectacular all summer, but the town also has a fun Oktoberfest celebration and a Winterfest.

Weather Climate (average high temperature)

  • January: 47°F
  • February: 51°F
  • March: 57°F
  • April: 65°F
  • May: 74°F
  • June: 82°F
  • July: 84°F
  • August: 81°F
  • September: 77°F
  • October: 67°F
  • November: 56°F
  • December: 47°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • Winslow, AZ
  • Sedona, AZ
  • Flagstaff, AZ
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Mesa, AZ
  • Paradise Valley, AZ
  • Prescott Valley, AZ
  • Tempe, AZ

Nearby Airports

  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • Tucson International Airport
  • Albuquerque International Sunport

Medical Facilities

  • Summit Healthcare Community Clinic
  • Bradford Health Services
  • Snowflake Medical Center
  • StatClinix Urgent Care