Nestled beneath the majestic Mogollon Rim, Creekside Cabins, Tavern, and Tours now offers affordable wedding packages for couples seeking a picturesque and unforgettable event nestled amongst the ponderosa pines. The lodge offers an all-inclusive experience for wedding parties and their guests, with amenities ranging from quaint, themed cottages to on-site dining and entertainment.

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“We consider ourselves the best-kept secret in Payson, as there’s truly nothing like Creekside anywhere else in the area,” said Jeremy Stensland, Co-Owner of Creekside Cabins. 

Creekside’s entire property can be rented for wedding celebrations, ensuring an intimate and exclusive atmosphere for up to 150 guests. Beyond the cozy log cabins, the venue also offers a tavern with a full bar, an extensive menu and a sprawling patio with a fire-pit.

“With a wide variety of inclusive and customizable packages, we’re delivering an affordable, yet stunning experience for couples who desire the remarkable backdrop of Rim Country,” said Tami Stensland, Wedding Coordinator at Creekside Cabins, Tavern and Tours. “Our new wedding venue highlights the beauty of the Mogollon Rim and Tonto National Forest, creating the perfect setting for weddings.”

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Located 22 miles east of Payson and 10 miles west of Woods Canyon Lake, the recently renovated Creekside Cabins, Tavern and Tours is now accepting reservations for spring, summer and fall events. The striking location and contemporary amenities make it a must-visit destination.

“Our pet-friendly property, cabins and glampers, paired with our on-site tavern and diverse outdoor activities, makes us an ideal choice for couples and their guests,” said James Haviland, Co-Owner of Creekside Cabins.

Creekside Cabins also offers Jeep tours for guests to explore the Apache-Sitgreaves and Tonto National Forests, revealing the area’s stunning views, creeks, and wildlife. These tours make an excellent addition to any wedding weekend itinerary.

Creekside is offering promotional pricing for Summer 2023 weddings. With average temperatures typically 20 degrees cooler than the Phoenix area, it is the perfect time of year for your special day. 

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