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Current news posts about the going ons around the Rim Country Museum and Zane Grey Cabin.

Ranger Station Exhibit

Ranger Station Exhibit Coming Soon

One of Arizona’s oldest standing ranger stations will soon be opened to the public. The ranger station dates back to the early 1900’s. It is believed to be the oldest Forest Ranger Station in existence in the Southwest. In the early years the property’s buildings consisted of the ranger station, the ranger’s residence (currently used as […]



We are excited to be a part of Payson’s ADVENTURE WHERE WE LIVE program. Download the app at for information and directions to more that 60 attractons and events in the Payson/Rim Country. You’ll have the opportunity to collect points when visiting participating attractions and merchants. Collecting points earns the chance to win one […]

Deming Pioneer Park

Deming Pioneer Park Re-Opening

The Northern Gila County Historical Society, Inc. (NGCHS) and Payson Parks & Recreation would like to announce the grand “reopening” of Deming Pioneer Park, located at the corner of Main St. and McLane (the Boardman’s façade).  The small park was originally dedicated in 2004 to honor Rim Country pioneers.  There are 22 display windows in […]



Representatives from Rim Country Museum recently returned from the Spring Gift Show in Phoenix. Here they are working hard to select items we know you will like! Stop by the best gift shop in Payson.  Or – order online! You will be delighted – and probably surprised – at the wide selection – of merchandise […]


Zane Grey Armed Services Editions Now on Display

There is a new item on display in the Zane Grey Cabin.  It represents an era that many feel was responsible for bringing back the popularity of Grey’s books.  On a table that displays the books he wrote using the Rim Country as the setting, sits a small pocket-sized paper-covered copy of the Armed Services […]