Killer Destinations in Prescott Valley Region

Originally published in Summer Edition of TG Magazine

Northern Arizona is home to some of the most beautiful natural wonders. From Sedona’s red rocks to the iconic Grand Canyon, Arizona is no stranger to extreme vistas. But did you know the Prescott Valley region is home to some beautiful outdoor locations?

Check out these six must-see outdoor wonders in the Prescott Valley region –

Wolf Creek

Location: SE of Prescott, AZ near Groom Creek
Special Features: Seasonal waterfalls
Activities: Hiking
Amenities: Limited Parking on Wolf Creek Road

Wolf Creek

Wolf Creek. Photo credit Michael Wilson. Originally published in TG Magazine. Check out Michael’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MichaelWilsonAZ

 

Goldwater Lake

Location: S of Prescott, AZ at 2900 S Goldwater Lake Road
Special Features: Sand Volleyball Court, Horseshoe Pits, Playground
Activities: Hiking, Fishing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Electric-only Boating, Picnicking
Amenities: Parking, Canoe & Kayak Rentals, Restrooms

Goldwater Lake

Goldwater Lake. Photo credit Michael Wilson. Originally published in TG Magazine. Check out Michael’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MichaelWilsonAZ

 

Granite Basin Lake

Location: NW of Prescott, AZ off Williamson Valley Road
Special Features: Horse Trails, Campground, RV Camping
Activities: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Swimming, Fishing, Boating, Picnicking
Amenities: Parking

Granite Basin Lake

Granite Basin Lake. Photo credit Michael Wilson. Originally published in TG Magazine. Check out Michael’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MichaelWilsonAZ

 

Lynx Lake

Location: 5 mi E of Prescott, AZ
Special Features: Gold Panning, Boat Ramp, Campground
Activities: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Swimming, Fishing, Boating, Picnicking
Amenities: Store/Marina with café, Parking, Restrooms

Lynx Lake

Lynx Lake. Photo credit Michael Wilson. Originally published in TG Magazine. Check out Michael’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MichaelWilsonAZ

 

Fain Park

Special Features: Historic Artifacts, Walking Path
Activities: Hiking, Fishing, Picnicking
Amenities: Parking, Restrooms

Fain Park

Fain Park. Photo Credit: TreeRose Photography. Check out her Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/treerosephotography

Verde River

Location: Verde River Greenway State Natural Area near Cottonwood, AZ
Special Features: Tubing, Horse Riding, Boat Ramp
Activities: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Swimming, Fishing, Canoeing, Kayaking

Verde River

Photo Credit: Blushing Cactus Photography. Check out their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/blushingcactus

All content and media originally published in the Air Land Water edition TG Magazine of Prescott Valley, AZ.

AboutPrescott Valley Outdoor Summit
The Prescott Valley Outdoor Summit is a three day, annual event showcasing all things adventure and outdoors. "Where Adventure Comes Together", the Prescott Valley Outdoor Summit includes exhibitors, vendors, how to clinics and events from all genres for outdoor enthusiasts. Get outdoors this September 16-18th at the Findlay Toyota Center and surrounding grounds!

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