About WilliamsWilliams was named after William (Bill) Shirley Williams, the early mountain man who guided trapping parties and expeditions through the wilderness.
Primarily a resort town, Williams marks the beginning of the major entrance route to Grand Canyon National Park. The town is at the base of Bill Williams Mountain and boasts an 18-hole golf course and a ski area offering both downhill and cross-country skiing. In the surrounding Kaibab National Forest, cross-country skiing and hiking are popular. Kaibab Dogtown and White Horse lakes offer camping, picnicking and fishing, while Cataract Lake is open for day use only.
Visitor Centers Williams and Forest Service Visitor Center 200 West Railroad Ave. Williams, AZ 86046. Phone:(928)635-4061
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200 E Route 66. Williams, AZ 86046