About the Area
Located in the heart of Arizona's White Mountains recreation area. Mountains Meadow and Top of the Woods, Unit III is situated on the Mogollon Rim in the northeastern part of the state, both are a scenic 3 1/2 hour drive from either Phoenix or Tucson. At an elevation of 6,500 - 7,000 feet, the mountain breezes afford a moderate summer climate with an average temperature of 78 to 82 degrees and an average temperature of 45 degrees in the winter.
Sitgreaves National Forest and the Apache Reservation surround Pinetop. The region's beautiful scenery and the high country climate provide the perfect setting for four seasons of the outdoor and recreational activities. Within easy access are 600 miles of streams, over 40 lakes and the 200 mile White Mountain Trail System. Downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling are available at Sunrise Park Ski Resort, 30 to 35 minutes from Top of the Woods. Pinetop also offers a variety of restaurants, entertainment, and specialty shopping. Just a short 20 minute drive from the local airport, air transportation is available from commuter air carriers serving all of Arizona's major cities.