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Watson Lake

3101 Watson Lake Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301
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Ranked #1 of 28 Attractions in Prescott
Type: Bodies of Water
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Wickenburg, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

loved the granite boulders while we kayaked. reasonable rates and many to choose from. there is also a nice hiking trail along the shoreline

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Coppell, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We had never hiked the dells before - it was a great experience. A challenging trail but very enjoyable. Make sure you wear good hiking shoes and are able to go up and down some steep grades. Beautiful scenery and a gorgeous view from near the top!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is really a cool lake to see and just walk down to the water's edge. It is just a short ways off of the road and is a fee park but the fee is not much to go up and experience it. It basically was a boulder strewn basin that filled up from back up from a dam down... More

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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158 reviews 158 reviews
32 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

a nice park with a lake,hiking trails,camping areas, horseshoe pit's, very beautiful, nature at it's finest, you are able to rent a kayak by the hour, bring your food have a picnic, or stay overnight in your tent or camper.....lot's of FUN to be had

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Rockford, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Just north of town, this area was beautifully maintained and easy to get around. Has a variety of things to do for kids, picnickers and tourists.

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Chesterfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Long walk. Great views. Challenging. But take water. And be sure you can do 4.5 hours. It's not a leisurely neighborhood walk.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were so lucky to have gotten lost. And to have ended up at this point. We saw God's creation here. We even saw a rainbow while it rained hard. This is a must see!□○•●●•●

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Tucson, Arizona
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71 reviews 71 reviews
14 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

There are numerous hiking trails around the lake ranging from easy to moderately hard. The large boulders and hills offer a chance to create a good workout. There was a $2.00 fee to park but the picnic and rest room facilities were first rate. You can also rent a kayak from the boat dock and go out on the lake.... More

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Kansas City
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The most beautiful lake I've seen!!! I am at a loss for words except serene, spiritual, beautiful. No matter where I stood, the mountains in the background of this lake were breathtaking. We even saw, on the rocks by the lake, a bride and groom coming up the rocks to the path. She was in a long, white wedding gown... More

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is definitely a spot not to be missed if you travel up or down highway 89. If you come from Prescott, take 89 north as far as the first roundabout after you've actually driven along the shore of the lake for a bit. Turn right onto Watson Lake Park Rd. Parking is a two bucks fee, overnight camping is... More

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