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Best trails in Prescott

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Looking for a great trail near Prescott, Arizona? AllTrails has 100 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Granite Mountain Memorial State Park or Dead Horse Ranch State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Watson Lake Park or Heritage Park. Ready for some activity? There are 73 moderate trails in Prescott ranging from 0.8 to 54.6 miles and from 5,039 to 7,687 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Prescott
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#1 - Watson Lake and Flume Trail
Watson Lake Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
#2 - Lynx Lake Loop Trail
Prescott National Forest
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
Please note that the restrooms are unavailable due to COVID 19.Show more
#3 - Thumb Butte Trail 33
Prescott National Forest
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
Thumb Butte Area is within the Prescott National Forest, in the Bradshaw Ranger District of Yavapai County. It offers a variety of trails as well as a picnic area. The top of the trail closes periodically for wildlife conservation and nesting. Trail 33 is open to hikers only. The trail is almost 2 miles long and is moderately difficult. Allow yourself about 1.5 hours to hike the entire trail. A short spur trail near the crest offers a good view of the Prescott area. The steep east side of the trail and a few other steep places are paved in order to minimize soil erosion. There are interpretive signs along the trail. There is a $5 parking fee at the trailhead.Show more
#4 - Constellation Loop
Constellation Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
This is a hike in Prescott's Constellation Park. If you do it after some monsoon rains you will be rewarded with some lush riparian vegetation as well as some chaparral and many rocky granite outcroppings. To access the trail: follow the sign to Constellation Loop Trail. Do not go south on 89 past the traffic circle.Show more
#5 - Spruce Mountain via Groom Creek Loop (#307)
Prescott National Forest
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 5 h 3 m
#6 - Granite Mountain Trail
Prescott National Forest
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 18 m
#7 - Willow Lake Trail
Heritage Park
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
#8 - Goldwater Lakes Trail 396
Prescott National Forest
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 4 h 6 m
This is a heavily trafficked biking and hiking trail. There are benches to enjoy the great view of the lake shore. The trail system is also well-marked and maintained. Show more
#9 - Peavine Trail
Prescott, Arizona
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Length: 11.9 mi • Est. 5 h 6 m
#10 - Wolf Creek and Forest Road #384 Loop
Prescott National Forest
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 43 m
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