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Prescott Peavine National Recreation Trail

Hwy 89A at Side Road, Prescott, AZ
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Ranked #4 of 27 attractions in Prescott
Type: Hiking Trails
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed this hike along an old rail bed. Walked through a tree tunnel, skirted by the Granite Dell's near Watson lake, and even heard the geese honking. Though the beginning of the hike passes by the city services yard, you will barely notice it since the riparian area on the other side of the trail will keep your head turning... More

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Peavine National Recreation Trail is a lovely hike. The trail is well maintained, and travels along lakes and boulders. I used to walk dogs for the Yavapai Humane Society on Peavine Trail. However, the trail is clean and dogs are on leashes. Part of the trail follows the route of railroad tracks that brought trains to Prescott from Flagstaff... More

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Prescott, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Level enough for the grand-kids, long enough for runners and joggers, hills towards Prescott Valley and then there is the lake. Geocaching now as well. Good place to ride a bicycle as well as hike and jig. Rest rooms are a plus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I've loved walking on this trail for years. Really enjoy seeing people walk dogs from the local humane society. Lots of room on the wide trail for walking 2 or 3 abreast with dogs. Despite dogs there are still lots of birds, both woodland and water.

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We love to do the Peavine trail by Watson Lake. The scenic trail is so beautiful, we never get tired of it. We had to try out the new little bit they added last winter, and it was even more fun. You can hike, bike, or ride your horse here.

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Scottsdale, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This trail goes along Watson Lake and bird preserve which is why we hiked it. There is nothing I didn't like. There is even restrooms at the entrance.

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Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The Trail is both a Bike path and a walking path. Bikers can put roughly 14 miles round trip between Prescott and Prescott Valley . walkers can go off trail into the boulder surrounding Watson lake or even hike around the dam.

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Prescott
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I don't know many trails around town, but I do know the Peavine. It can be easy or hard just determined by the distance that you choose to go. It is beautiful all throughout though and well worth at least one hike!

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I love taking my out-of-town guests on this trail. The natural beauty comes in so many types (small forest, lake, granite boulders). I take them out about 1 mile to where there is a natural type land/bridge where we look through the opening between the boulders accross the lake -- breathtaking everytime.

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great easy trail...u can make it long or short and has great views of the lake and granite boulders..Nothing to dislike about this trail

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