which offers great views. The Rims Lake Recreation Area has multiple places where you can hike. Some of the parks in the area are home to basketball and other athletic courts, a nine-hole golf course and an amazing observatory. Called the Apache-Sitegraves Observatory, it lets you get a completely different look at the night's sky. Willow Springs Lake is one of the top lakes near Overgaard and is a popular fishing spot. Not far away is Woods Canyon Lake, which offers fishing and boating.
Oktoberfest and Other Things to Do
Oktoberfest is one of the top festivals in the Overgaard area. Hundreds of people head to the Tall Timbers Park in October. Open on both Saturday and Sunday, the festival includes arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment and plenty of food. The Rock House Museum is the best place to learn about the history of both the nearby town of Heber and Overgaard. With an Overgaard timeshare, you can take trips to other cities too, including Phoenix and Tucson, for a day or more.
When to Visit
The rainy season in Overgaard includes both July and August. So much rain falls that you'll have a hard time finding a day when you can go out and explore the area. Though you might assume that the town always gets warm weather, it also has a cold winter with temperatures sometimes falling into the high 10s and low 20s. If you head to Overgaard in the spring, you'll find temperatures climbing into the low 60s, while temperatures in the summer can hit 80 degrees Fahrenheit or higher.