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Goldwater Lake

2900 S Goldwater Lake Rd, Prescott, AZ 86303
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Ranked #9 of 28 attractions in Prescott
Type: Bodies of Water
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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a lake and park just a few miles from Prescott. Lots to do for the family - hiking, picnicking & fishing, kayak/canoe rental on the weekends. There are playgrounds for the kids and restrooms available. Nice place to spend the day !

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a beautiful lake set in the high desert amid the pines. I found this lake by accident one day while driving up into the mountains. Small and quiet, with lots of trees and places to sit and relax, either by the lake or in the trees. Great place to cool off in the summer or to have a... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were renting a cabin in the area and took the kids over here to play for a day. It just so happened it was free on Wednesday, so no park visitor fee, but I would have paid it anyway. This place is worth the few bucks. There are 2 great playgrounds for kids to run around on. The older... More

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Prescott, Az.
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Goldwater Lake is great for kayaking, fishing, picnicking, and a fun place for the kids. A large new area has been added with picnic tables, rest rooms, playground, and areas for large groups to meet. Enjoy the outdoors in the forest!

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Las Vegas, NV
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7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a lovely lake with lots of facilities. Outfitters rent canoes or kayaks in season. One of our favorite hikes Trail #396 4.5 miles one way is from Goldwater Lake to White Spar Campground is a gentle climbing hike with great views.

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Prescott, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is another great small lake to hike around. Quite a bit smaller than Lynx Lake, but still very pleasant to spend the day picnicking and playing with the family.

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Had a chance to do a little biking around Goldwater Lake and it was spectactular. This hidden gem in the Prescott National Forest is absolutetly beautiful. I wnat to come back here in the future and do a little camping and fishing.

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

If you are into towering Pines and pristine lakes then Goldwater is the place for you. with the new addition the city has put in you have 2 additional Ramada's you can reserve, 25 additional picnic tables additional trails and Restrooms with 100 extra parking spots

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Our family loves coming here to escape from the heat and city. Bring a snack or food for a picnic. It's a nice hike around the lake. Also nice to rent a canoe, kids and dogs love it. Has a playground for kids. It's very clean. Benches around the lake where you can just sit and relax. Fishing, duck feeding.... More

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StellarBlu
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12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We love to go here to kayak -- it's a small lake, so it's easy to take the little ones out without overwhelming them with a full-day adventure. There is a small playground, and sand volleyball court, a ramada (available for rental from the City), restrooms, picnic tables and benches. The parking fee is annoying, and parking can be pretty... More

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