Woods Canyon Lake Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Just beyond the dam at Woods Canyon Lake lies a creekside trail that is possibly one of the most beautiful trails on the district.

At a Glance

Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Spring through Fall
Information Center: Black Mesa Ranger District
(928) 535-7300 
TTY: (928) 535-3213 

General Information

General Notes:
  • Although not a system trail this "pathway" is well defined.
  • Travel as far as you would like into the woods but be aware of changing weather conditions.


From the north - From Winslow take Forest Road 34 to Forest Road 300; turn left and head east for 6 miles to Woods Canyon Lake entrance.

From the south - Take State Highway 260 to Forest Road 300; follow Forest Road 300 for 3 miles to Woods Canyon Lake entrance road.

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Elevation desc 7,500 feet
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  Area/Length : 
2.7 miles

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  Elevation : 
7,500 feet