5,682 - 8,356
5,682 - 8,356
H: 83°F L: 33.5°F. The warm season lasts for 3.5 months, from May 29 to September 14, with an average daily high temperature above 75°F
272 Sunny Days
The US average is 205 sunny days.
The US average is 16.1 in.
The US average is 27.8 in.
💨 Air Quality
52.5 US AQI (AIR QUALITY INDEX)
13 trails covering 55.6 miles. Woodland Lake Trail, Pat Mullen Mountain, Woodland Lake Outter Loop, and Springs Trail are among some local favorites.
Woodland Lake Park, Fool Hoolow State Park, Blue Ridge Cave Trail, Show Low City Park, and Frontier Park are popular parks in the area.
Becker Lake, Big Lake, Crescent Lake, Fool Hollow Lake, Hawley Lake, Luna Lake, Lyman Lake, Rainbow Lake, Show Low Lake, Woodland Reservoir, Scott Reservoir, Lake of the Woods, and Cooley Lake are popular bodies of water in the area.
Mormons first settled in the Pinetop-Lakeside area of Arizona around 1880. The scenic White Mountains provide a beautiful backdrop for this historical town, which was founded by Mormon pioneers two decades before statehood and is home to many reminders from those early years; such as log cabins dotting its forests.
Pinetop-Lakeside is the perfect place to buy horse property. You'll find most land available here often sports multiple acres and it's up at 6,900 feet in elevation; your horses will love living on a cool mountain climate with an abundance of nearby forests for riding their favorite trails. There are plentyful campsite equine facilities like troughs or corrals you can use as well if needed too while camping near by forested areas that provide endless opportunities for horseback riding.
The most common type of real estate available in Pinetop-Lakeside is single family homes and vacant land and lots for sale. Since the town is incorporated there is also a selection of commerical real estate and multi family homes.
The vast majority of homes for sale in Pinetop-Lakeside are single family houses with wood siding, wooden frame or log construction. These cabins have an authentic mountain style that is highly desired by buyers looking to live in The White Mountains. Pinetop-Lakeside was voted "Best Cabin Region in the U.S." by Cabin Life Magazine in 2015. The typical home in this area ranges in size from smaller 1,000 sqft cabins to 10,000 sqft mountain estates.
There is vast areas of vacant land and lots for sale in Pinetop-Lakeside. There is many communities and neighborhoods that are under development and offering you the chance to own your own piece of land to build your cabin on.
There are few affordable first-time buyer homes for sale in the area. This is due to the fact the area is highly sought after for second time home buyers who have driven the cost of real estate up. The average site-built home in Pinetop-Lakeside costs between around $200-250K. More affordable homes are for sale in the $80-$150K range, but they are more than likely single-wide manufactured homes. There is however plenty of vacant land selling for $5-15K per acre.
Pinetop-Lakeside is a wonderful place to raise a family. Pinetop-Lakeside is a small town with big city amenities. The people, the wildlife and natural beauty of Pinetops surrounding areas provide for some great outdoor adventures. You'll find fresh air here as well as access to major metropolitan areas that will make life for your family easier. Access to close by medical care, schools, library, movie theaters, three golf courses, baseball, soccer, softball fields, play areas, fishing, hiking and bicycle trails all make great activies to enjoy with your family.
In Pinetop-Lakeside there is three public schools K-12, and two private schools. Blueridge Elementary, Blueridge Middle School, and Blueridge High School are public schools in the area, while Mountain Christian School and White Mountain Montessori School are the two private schools available. These schools are have an average rating of 3/10 on Greatschools.
Lakeside was named after the area's many lakes. Pinetop got its name from a saloon keeper who earned himself the nickname "Pinetop" from Fort Apache soldiers because of his exceptionally tall stature. The soliders were said to joke about his height and compare him to the towering Ponderosa Pine Trees. The two towns joined forces and incorporated in 1984 as the town of Pinetop-Lakeside.