Saint Johns located on the Little Colorado River
and is near Lyman Lake State Park
The city can be reached via Highway 61 and Highway 180.
Within an hour's drive, visitors and residents can be skiing in the White Mountains, boating at Lyman, or camping and hiking in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.
The City of St. Johns is located in the northeastern portion of Arizona, approximately 18 miles west of the Arizona-New Mexico border, at an elevation of 5,730 feet. St. Johns is accessed from the north via Interstate 40 (approximately 50 miles) or from the south through Springerville (approximately 29 miles). St. Johns is approximately 4 hours from Phoenix through the tall pines and majestic view of the Mogollon Rim.