Things To Do
Graham County is filled with so many things to do in some terrific little communities as well as in some of the most beautiful terrain in the entire Southwest. You will find friendly down to earth people who exemplify “Hometown America” and you’ll find a diversity of landscape from the high desert to waterfalls and towering pines on Mount Graham. For fishing, swimming and camping take the family to Roper Lake State Park. Try tubing or rafting down the Gila River or a long, relaxing soak in the hot springs & mineral baths around the county. Head to the Black Hills Backcountry Byway for biking, birding, fishing or wildlife viewing.
Rock hounds love the Round Mountain and Black Hills Rockhound Areas. Hiking trails and campgrounds are available throughout the Coronado and Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. Aravaipa, Fishhooks, Santa Teresa and Galiuro Wilderness Areas await the truly adventuresome to explore and, if you are looking for an authentic southwestern adventure, saddle up a horse and head for the backcountry!
Off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts of all skills levels can ride rolling sand dunes at Hot Well Dunes Recreation Area. This 2,000- acre area has been designated open to all types of vehicles including sand rails, ATVs, motorbikes and four-wheel-drive trucks.
Play a round of golf, go bowling, or take a drive along the Coronado Trail Scenic Byway. The local museums tell the story of our local industry as well as the historic and pre-historic past.
Escape the daily rigors of life and come to Graham County, where the pace of life is just a little slower. The climate is outstanding, the scenery is awe- inspiring, and the people are friendly. Discover for yourself the charm of Graham County, where life is the way it ought to be.