City of St. Johns, Arizona
Nearby Attractions
Big Lake Recreation Area
Located on the 2 million-acre Apache-Sitgraves National Forest, Big Lake Recreation Area is home to one of the largest recreation facilities, featuring improved campgrounds, hookups, and shower facilities.
Big Lake Recreation Area
Casa Malpais Ruins
Just 30 minutes south of St. Johns, this 17-acre ruins site was occupied in the 13th century and has been carefully preserved. Unusual features such as the Great Kiva, a catacomb burial area, stairways, astronomically aligned shrines, and petroglyphs provide visitors with a distinct view into the regions ancient past.
Casa Malpais Ruins
Lyman Lake State Park
Just minutes from St. Johns, this 1,180-acre park includes one of the largest lakes in northeastern Arizona. Paved boat ramps, speed boats, water skiing, and a small herd of buffalo that reside in the park make the park a unique destination for residents and visitors.
Lyman Lake State Park
Meteor Crater
50,000 years ago, with an explosive force greater than 20 million tons of TNT, a meteorite slammed into the earth just a half-day’s drive from Southern Apache County. The crater is 550 feet deep, 2.4 miles in circumference, and is open to the public.
Meteor Crater
Navajo Nation

Tour the breathtaking beauty of the Navajo Nation, famous for the “signature” southwestern scenery of Canyon de Chelle and Monument Valley, a favorite location for classic western movie producers.
Navajo Nation

Petrified Forest National Park & Desert
Less than an hours’ drive north of St. Johns is the internationally famous Petrified Forest National Park, the largest park where visitors can walk among giant fallen petrified wood. The Painted Desert, adjacent to the Petrified Forest, comes alive with a brilliant palette of desert colors for a sunrise or sunset that you won’t want to miss!
Petrified Forest National Park & Desert
Sunrise Ski Resort
Owned and operated by the White Mountain Apache Tribe, Sunrise Ski Resort offers 65 runs over three mountains, separate snowboarding area, cross country ski trails, and a special children’s area. The resort is also open during the spring months for scenic viewing.
Sunrise Ski Resort

 

City of St. Johns, Arizona
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