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Diamond Point

  • Diamond Point near Payson AZ
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  • Diamond Point is known for it's clear quartz crystals.
  • The quality of the quartz is so clear that they resemble herkimer diamonds.
  • Visitors search the area in hopes of finding one of these beautiful crystals.

Diamond Point


Diamond Point near Payson is a favorite spot for rockhounds as well as casual visitors. The beautiful crystals found in this area are so clear they resemble herkimer diamonds. You don't need to be an expert but keep an eye out for a glint of light reflecting off the stones, in streambeds or areas recently washed over by rainfall.
To reach Diamond Point, go northeast from Payson on Highway 260 for about 14 miles. Turn west on Forest Road 64 before reaching Kohls Ranch and continue for 4 miles. Then turn south on Forest Road 65 and continue 3.7 miles.  The roads are passable by most cars but conditions may not be suitable after a rainstorm. Also be sure to follow the rules about searching for crystals. The Forest Service posts current restrictions.


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Come visit us! Diamond Point Tonto National Forest, Payson, AZ - 85541,US

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