The Verde Glen community is located 15 miles from Payson upriver from Whispering Pines on Houston Mesa Road. This community is dotted with fruit tree orchards that were planted by early settlers giving it more of a country feel. Neighbors include the regions many elk and deer. The East Verde is well stocked by the Arizona Game and Fish department with rainbow trout.
The homes in this area are among the trees along the East Verde. Verde Glen is a little further from Payson than the other East Verde communities giving it a more remote feel. It maintains its own volunteer fire department.