Gold Canyon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. The population was 10,159 at the 2010 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 22.3 square miles (57.8 km²), all of it land.The community is sometimes incorrectly called Gold Camp.The town name is not recognized on weather statements issued by the National Weather Service. The closest city to Gold Canyon is Apache Junction, Arizona.Home of Jay Winters and his family. It was one of the filming locations for HBO's 1994 film Blind Justice.