Jack's Canyon Camping and Climbing Area, AZ

US Forest Service

Jack's Canyon Camping and Climbing Area

Situated in a beautiful canyon where water has carved the rock, Jack’s Canyon offers vertical to wildly overhanging routes on compact stone. The majority of the climbing is characterized by...[more]



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Location: 30 miles south of Winslow. Elevation approximately 6,100 feet.

GPS (Map): 34°45'20.2"N 111°03'41.3"W

USGS Map(s): Dane Canyon, Blue Ridge Reservoir


  • From Winslow: Take SR 87 south from I-40 approximately 30 miles to mile marker 314. Continue 0.3 mile to dirt road on right. Close gate behind you and follow directions below.
  • From Phoenix: Take SR 87 north towards Payson. From Payson, continue on another 60 miles (approximately) towards Winslow to mile marker 313. Continue on 0.7 miles and turn left on dirt road. Close gate behind you and follow directions below.
  • Gate Directions
  1. Drive 0.3 mile and turn left at the obvious fork 
  2. Drive 0.2 mile and turn right 
  3. Continue 0.7 mile to trailhead and campground (total 1.2 miles from gate). You'll see gravel parking and the camping spots will be to your left (same side as toilet)


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Mogollon Rim/Jack's Canyon Map

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