Winslow offers a wide range of outdoor activities at the beautiful McHood Park/Clear Creek Reservoir. Outdoor fun includes kayaking and canoeing, boating, fishing, swimming, diving, hiking, and more! Water toys, kayaks, paddleboats, and more are conveniently available to rent during the spring and summer seasons. Hiking enthusiasts will discover many trails to hike on this high desert plateau with birds and wildlife to view. There is a wonderful little boat launch available too. Jet skis are enjoyed by many, so if you’re looking for a new place to explore and play in the summer – this could be it!
McHood Park, located along the waters of Clear Creek, is a perfect spot for camping and picnicking. Covered ramadas, grills, parking, and bathrooms are available. It’s a great place for large or small gatherings of friends and family. The campgrounds are hosted and currently, there are no fees. The sites cozy up to the shores of the reservoir and include a table and campfire area that facilitate the fun you’ll have in this high desert playground.
Jack’s Canyon, is a favored spot for Sport Rock Climbing enthusiasts, and features over 200 steep limestone climbing routes in a section of the canyon called Moenkopi. The climbing here is often called gymnastic climbing and is very much enjoyed by the intermediate climber. Miles of canyon walls to enjoy can be found here!
All this fun is within just a few short miles south of downtown Winslow. Take Hwy 87 South from downtown Winslow, go one mile to and take Hwy 99 east for another four miles, and you’re there! Follow the signs to McHood Park.
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Last modified: September 16, 2020