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Prescott National Forest

Prescott, AZ
+1 928-567-4121
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Forest located in a mountainous section of central Arizona, offering campgrounds, picnic grounds and 2,500 miles of roads for visitors.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“thumb butte” (7 reviews)
“hiking trails” (6 reviews)
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Prescott, AZ
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+1 928-567-4121
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"thumb butte"
in 7 reviews
"granite mountain"
in 5 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 6 reviews
"outdoor activities"
in 2 reviews
"well marked trails"
in 2 reviews
"take your time"
in 2 reviews
"great scenery"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 2 reviews
"lynx lake"
in 2 reviews
"jerome"
in 6 reviews
"tower"
in 3 reviews
"miles"
in 9 reviews
"hike"
in 20 reviews
"curve"
in 2 reviews
"altitude"
in 3 reviews
"diversity"
in 3 reviews
"nature"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had done my research for our trip to Prescott on hiking, packed my National Park pass and we were ready to go. We took the Thumb Butte trail, and there are two ways to go up, counterclockwise or clockwise. We went up clockwise (the...More

Thank LittleSis54
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smart eco-decisions being made throughout the Prescott National Forest for trails, reservoirs, habitat, and human access. None of the parks were over-crowded, all well kept, and the Wednesday free pass is a blessing ( although Lynx Lake did not observe)

Thank Kathryn B
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is one of the most stunning drives in the south west. It is worth going a bit out of your way while traveling through the area. Today my trip was to Jerome coming up from US 60. The spectacular views are enhanced by the...More

2  Thank CATTSAR
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Going up Copper Basin Rd. into the Forrest & continuing on the dirt road, you will eventually see a small Aspen Grove on the left. Park and walk back the washed out dirt road and if you timed it - right will see the fall...More

Thank R B
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This national forest is unlike many across the country, but just a enjoyable, whether you wander through some of the many trails or drive through on your way to or from Prescott. Relax...and enjoy.

Thank mesatraveler
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

A very green, healthy forest! Very scenic to drive through. Lots of different areas to hike and ride atv and camp. Maps of trails are available at the ranger station in downtown Prescott.

Thank Gwen C
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We were just passing through, had some time to ourselves and stumbled across this gem. There were more scenic views then I cold mention.. The roads are well kept and there are plenty of places to pull off and enjoy nature. We saw that it...More

Thank Bill R
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I came for a Mountain Bike Race and bummed around too take in more of beautiful sites. This included driving up to some high points for the views. They were spectacular. It's a wonderful place to stroll on the hiking trails or just take a...More

Thank AJVaughnDOTcom
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We visited Prescott National Forest. Its a very pretty area to see with different vegetation. Its a good place to go hiking.

1  Thank mini
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This was such a beautiful area with many scenic views. It was especially beautiful in the early morning before there was very many others out and about, and there were storms/rain going around we could see in the distance - made for some great photos.

Thank dhns2014
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douglas s
9 April 2015|
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Response from Mn2Mx | Reviewed this property |
National forest guidelines require that dogs be on a six-foot leash at all times when in developed recreation areas and on interpretive trails. There are no leash requirements in the general forest areas. Even though you’re... More
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