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Address: 3101 Watson Lake Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone Number: 928-925-1410
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EVERYONE LOVES WATSON LAKE!!

my favorite little place to take a hike sit up on the big rocks and just feel the cool breeze blowing on you and clear your head a bit.. you can rock climb, they have trails, a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

my favorite little place to take a hike sit up on the big rocks and just feel the cool breeze blowing on you and clear your head a bit.. you can rock climb, they have trails, a park, camping, fishing, canoeing, bbq grills, dog area, and so so so much more if for some strange reason you've never been you... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Great photo ops here, get out an hike around. Be careful in doing the speed limit on hwy 89, we saw a few people pulled over.

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Clean, ample parking, pristine, popular, but not overcrowded. It was easy to get to. We visited to check it out for the future. We would return.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Went for a short hike here following the lake path north from the parking lot at Watson Lake Park. Parking cost $2. We picked up a map at the top of the trail. The trail involves a lot of scrambling over rocks, so grippy shoes are a must. Lots of great views over the lake and granite dells. Very enjoyable... More 

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Last year about this time was my first visit to Watson Lake. I liked the feeling I got when I first visited and I wanted to see if I would feel the same as I did last year. The answer is "yes". I believe that there is something spiritual about just being there. This time I walked down to the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Watson Lake in the Dells is only 10 min from central Prescott. It is a favorite place for our family to picnic. There are plenty of tables and Ramadas with views of this unique formation. Lots of hiking available with caution. It's AZ and its 5000 ft. Take lots of water and wear a hat. It's also rocky you'll need... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Is this the only place beginning with "The"?... It has every right to, as it is a stunningly-beautiful area. Some terrific hikes among the rocks overlooking the lake

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Like being on another planet, beautiful. Well worth the couple dollars to experience. Make time to explore & enjoy. Bring lots of water to drink. There is a lot to see and do. Loved it!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Pretty lake, nice trails. Only a few minutes from the center of town but the solitude was nice and made it feel further away. I'm not a kayak person but there was a nice launch ramp for kayaking and there were a few people out on the water. Beautiful rock formations and nice photo op area. I was there with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is an incredible view and a great place to go for family pictures. The views with the water and the rocks are so unusual. We call this area "The Dells". Pick up a lunch at a local restaurant and go take a hike and enjoy the views. There is also boats that you can rent on the lake as... More 

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Address: 3101 Watson Lake Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone Number: 928-925-1410
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Prescott

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