Woods Canyon Overlook Cross Country Skiing

The 8th most popular XC Ski in Arizona.

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West of Heber and Forest Lakes in the Rim Lakes Recreation Area, this 8.5 mile out and back ski follows FS235 from SR 260.

To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from Heber, head west on SR260 for 17 miles to the Rim Trailhead parking area.

Overall, Woods Canyon Overlook is the 8th most popular cross country ski area of all 11 Nordic ski destinations in Arizona.

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Local Contact(s):  ASNF (928) 333-4301; Arizona Tourism (866) 275-5816

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  NFS Willow Springs Lake CG

Luxury Loding:  Merritt Lodge, Payson (800) 414-9880

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/asnf/

GPS:  34.30591, -110.89717

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/14/2016

ID:  15266