Hiking

July 29, 2021

KMOG ADVENTURE WHERE WE LIVE “Hiking See Canyon” Christopher Creek

On today’s Adventure Where We Live We take a beautiful hike in See Canyon East of Payson Near the community of Christopher Creek, Az. Which is one of Rim Countries best areas to see Fall colors, especially from the Maples and Gambel Oaks, but beautiful year round.
July 22, 2021

KMOG Adventures Where We Live – THE HOUSTON LOOP TRAIL

The trail loops through hills immediately surrounding Payson, below the Mogollon Rim and provides views of Payson's surrounding mountains.  The trail is primarily soft dirt making it a good choice for trail running.  The surrounding forest is mostly juniper pine and manzanita, with some ponderosas.  There are occasional creeks to cross depending on the season.  The trail features an old seismic bunker installed by the United States government that is left over from the cold war era...
July 15, 2021

KMOG Adventures Where We Live – DAY TRIP TO THE TONTO NATURAL BRIDGE

The discovery of Tonto Natural Bridge in Pine Creek Valley was first documented in 1877 by prospector David Gowan. It was not until 1991 that it officially became a State Park. Visitors can view the bridge from atop it at any of four parking lot viewpoints. But, if you are able, hike down to the bottom to gain a fuller appreciation of the majesty and beauty of the bridge. The discovery of Tonto Natural Bridge in Pine Creek Valley was first documented in 1877 by prospector David Gowan. It was not until 1991 that it officially became a State Park. Visitors can view the bridge from atop it at any of four parking lot viewpoints. But, if you are able, hike down to the bottom to gain a fuller appreciation of the majesty and beauty of the bridge.
July 9, 2021

Adventure Where We Live – A HIKE AROUND WOODS CANYON LAKE

Only two hours from Phoenix Arizona, Woods Canyon Lake Recreation area is in the middle of an outdoorsman’s paradise with biking trails, hiking trails, offroad trails, fishing, camping and hunting. Located on top of the Mogollon Rim at an elevation of 7,600 ft. The Woods Canyon Lake Store offers boat rentals, groceries, beer & wine, fishing tackle, camping gear, firewood, ice, fishing & hunting licenses and hunting permit tags. As well as one of the largest ice cream selections in Northern Arizona with a friendly atmosphere...
July 2, 2021

Adventure Where We Live – Rumsey Park

Rumsey Park Loop Trail is great for hikers & bikers alike. It was built on the water tank hill, zigzagging across the terrain in a one-mile loop that bike riders say is pure fun! Its suitable for all skill levels and ages. Its truly is one of the best ways to see Payson from a bird’s-eye view...
June 26, 2021

Adventure Where We Live – Green Valley Park

This parks consists of 3 lakes, a playground, picnic ramadas, amphitheater, vast open space, and serves as the location of the Rim Country Historical Museum and Zane Grey Cabin. Green Valley Park offers many recreational pursuits, including: fishing, walks, beautiful sunsets, kayaking, concerts in the park. Green Valley Park Lakes participate in the Arizona’s Urban Fishing Program,..
June 20, 2021

FIRE UPDATE – CITY OFFICIALS DISCUSS STATUS AND PROCEDURES

KMOG brings you The Forum where our in studio guests bring you the insights into some of the most resourceful services in your community.
June 18, 2021

Adventure Where We Live – Horton Creek

Horton Creek is a day use area only. Fishing hiking and swimming are the main draw to Horton Creek. There are 6 picnic use areas with grills. Fishing is available in both Horton Creek and Tonto Creek for rainbow trout...
June 11, 2021

Adventure Where We Live – Railroad Tunnel

Long ago a man named James W. Eddy had a dream to construct the Mineral Belt Railroad. The rail was to cross the state North to South. Starting in Nogales and up though Globe, then up the rim passing through Flagstaff continuing on up to the Utah border near Lees Ferry(the launching area for rafters into the Grand Canyon)....
February 24, 2021
20 Productive Hobbies That Will Make You Smarter and Happier

20 Productive Hobbies That Will Make You Smarter and Happier

Chris Haigh Writer, baker, co-host of "Good Evening Podcast" and "North By Nerdwest". Read full profile   Everyone needs a hobby, as the old saying goes. Hobbies help develop our tastes and our passions in life – they can be as diverse as gardening, cooking, writing, skydiving, stand up comedy and sewing to name but [...]
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