Hidden Pines neighborhood is located along Pine Creek Canyon Drive opposite the Pine Creek Lavender Farm and adjacent to The Portal I & II neighborhood. Hidden Pines is comprised of 49 residential lots for cabins and mountain homes. It sits just below the majestic Mogollon Rim and the home sites present a good mix of trees and views. The Hidden Pines CC& R's do prohibit homes from being used for lodging for a fee.
The Hidden Pines subdivision was founded in 1987 and is arranged along Hidden Pines Loop and sits at an elevation of 5520 feet. Hidden Pines is part of the Pine Strawberry Water Improvement District (PSWID). Hidden Pines receives piped propane through Alliant Gas, and power is through Arizona Public Service (APS). Homes in Hidden Pines are generally on a septic system.
Popular Lakes Near Pine, Arizona and Hidden Pines
The Hidden Pines subdivision sits in Pine, Arizona below the Mogollon Rim which provides abundant recreational opportunities. The Mogollon Rim has 7 forest lakes that are popular recreational spots. The two that are closest to Pine and the Hidden Pines neighborhoods are Knoll Lake and Bear Canyon Lake. These two lakes are popular for fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, camping, swimming, wildlife watching, and just general recreation.
Popular Hikes Near Pine, Arizona and Hidden Pines
Hidden Pines and Pine are completely surrounded by the Tonto National Forest and are close to the Coconino National Forest which both contain a wide variety of hiking trails. Both The 860-mile Arizona Trail and the 51-mile Highline Trail pass near Pine, and the nearby Mogollon Rim is filled with trails making world class hiking right in your backyard. The endless trails around Pine, Arizona are used for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, and certain trails are open to OHV and dirt bike riding.
About Pine, Arizona
The Town of Pine, Arizona and the Hidden Pines Subdivision are approximately 10 miles north of the larger town of Payson, Arizona. Pine is at approximately 5500 square feet and is a popular spot for cabins and vacation homes for Phoenix residents because of its towering pines, mild climate, fresh mountain air, proximity to Phoenix, and abundant recreational opportunities. The town is surrounded by the Tonto National Forest and close to the nearby Coconino National Forest. The population of Pine nearly doubles in size during the summer months. Both full-time and part-time residents are property owners in the Hidden Pines neighborhood. Pine is an unincorporated township and police services are provided by the Gila County Sheriff's Office with a full time sheriff residing in Pine.
The desirable neighborhood of Hidden Pines sits in Pine Canyon and is in the town. This means it is conveniently located near the many restaurants of Pine, including a brewery, and the local shops and businesses. Nearby Bear Canyon Lake and Knoll Lake offer plenty of outdoor fun. Mountain biking and hiking are also a big attraction here due to the region’s top-notch trails, picturesque scenery, and great weather.
The area of Pine was settled in the mid-1800s and has a lot of old buildings and history. Many of these old buildings have been transformed into businesses. Summer festivals among the rural ambiance add to the areas appeal. The festivals kick off in May and continue through the fall.
Pine sits at around 5500 feet of elevation below the Mogollon Rim giving it a generally mild climate. There are two distinct rainy seasons that impact the region. The monsoon rains take place between July and September and can bring afternoon thunderstorms. Pine will also receive occasional winter storms from the Pacific Ocean in the winter months of November through March. These two storm systems give Pine an annual rainfall of 23.8 inches. Because of its elevation, Pine receives a few snowstorms a year. The annual snowfall in is around 21 inches. In general, snow does not last long as winter temperatures in Pine range from as low as the teens at night to as high as the 60's and 70's during the day.