Photo detail

A tug of war contest ended with a tie and a broken rope Wednesday during the July 4th festivities at Green Valley Park.

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Rim Country Stages 4th of July Blast

Thousands crowd into park for birthday bash

As night fell on Payson Wednesday, families from around the state filled Main Street, making their way to Green Valley Park for the best vantage point of the night’s pyrotechnic festivities. Cramming nearly every square inch around the lake, groups scattered blankets and chairs across the lawn, quilting the landscape with a red, white and blue color scheme.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Requires free registration

Posting comments requires a free account and verification.