Introduction to Winslow, Arizona
Winslow was most likely named after Edward F. Winslow, the president of the San Francisco and St. Louis Rail Road. Navajo County was separated from Apache County in 1895. Commodore Perry Owens became the first county sheriff.
Winslow and nearby Attractions
- Wupatki National Monument
- Museum of Astrogeology
- Picacho Peak State Park
- Museum of Northern Arizona
- Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area
- Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum
Things To Do In Winslow
The Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, the Museum of Northern Arizona and the Museum of Astrogeology are all accessible from Winslow. Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Santa Fe Station Golf Course. Local parks include the Raymond County Park, the Walnut Canyon National Monument, the Munds Mountain Wilderness and the Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area. The community hosts the Standin' On the Corner Festival every September.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International is the nearest major airport.
Winslow Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Yavapai College, Paradise Valley Community College and Northland Pioneer College.