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Prescott National Forest

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Address: Prescott, AZ
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Activities: Prospecting, Fishing
Description: Forest located in a mountainous section of central Arizona, offering...
Forest located in a mountainous section of central Arizona, offering campgrounds, picnic grounds and 2,500 miles of roads for visitors.
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Beautiful place for hiking. Thumb Butte is a high point in Prescott. I do this walk two times per month. Many walk up the steep way and come down in a more gingerly way. One... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place for hiking. Thumb Butte is a high point in Prescott. I do this walk two times per month. Many walk up the steep way and come down in a more gingerly way. One way takes 20-30 minutes. The views are spectacular. There is a parking fee for all national parks in AZ

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We live near many of the Prescott National Forests wonderful lakes, campgrounds, trails and scenery and try enjoy their grandeur as often as time allows. We often meet up with folks from out of town who come up to our mile high mountains to experience and enjoy our cool mountain forests and the areas hospitality and friendliness that makes for... More 

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Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Living in AZ, any body of water is a treat, but the little lakes around Prescott are a so coal.treasure. they are all small, therefore quiet & the scenery just adds to the beauty & the sense of peace.

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Eagle River, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We traveled through part of the Prescott National Forest by car. We loved the cooler air and the scenic views.

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Brunswick, Ohio
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

While visiting family in Sun City, AZ, my wife and I decided to embark on a road trip that took us to the Prescott Valley area of the state. The scenery was spectacular for as far as the eye could see. You were definitely up and off of the desert floor, as temperatures dropped during the day. This area is... More 

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Tianjin, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The pride in the US National Park Service can be found here! Great facilities (Pavilions, restrooms, parking areas) with clearly marked trails, gathering/cooking/eating areas, completely litter free. It is quiet, comfortable and the people visiting are friendly and cordial.

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Union, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Beautiful hilly drive over mountains to Jerome/Sedona area. High elevation and very scenic. Definitely worth checking out.

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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

You can find a trail here for every hiker, from beginner to expert. Just make sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and pick a cooler time of day for longer hikes. Be aware of the wildlife and try not to hike alone. If you do go alone, have some spray with you or another type of weapon... More 

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Northern Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Seriously, the overlook of the Verde Valley and Sedona red rocks from Mingus Mountain is amazing and not to be missed if you visit the Jerome/Sedona/Cottonwood area...It is a spirit filled view.

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Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There are many trails in the forest for all fitness levels. The elevation is between 5000 and 6500 ft so be prepared. You may get out of breath earlier than normal. What a great way to spend a fall afternoon in the sunshine among the trees.

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Address: Prescott, AZ
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Prescott

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