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Address: 2900 S Goldwater Lake Rd, Prescott, AZ 86303
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Serenity just outside of town

The lake is in the Prescott National Forest and it was one of the most beautiful, peaceful, very well kept parks I have ever visited in the US in many many years. It was really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Tianjin, China
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Tianjin, China
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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The lake is in the Prescott National Forest and it was one of the most beautiful, peaceful, very well kept parks I have ever visited in the US in many many years. It was really nice to see families with small children learning about nature, fishing and just enjoying time together. The forest has been preserved and the facilities are... More 

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Nestled in the Pines a few miles up Senator Highway from Prescott this lake offers nice picnic areas, seasonal boat rentals and in a restful forest scene. A great place to just cool it.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

For a break from the downtown, a short drive down Senator Highway took us to Goldwater Lake. Nice parking areas, playgrounds and walking trails to enjoy the ducks on the lake. Very peaceful.

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12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Since this lake is in the National Forest, it is a little more wooded and rustic than some of the lakes closer to town. But there is plenty to do and it makes for a great place to get away for a picnic or a little fishing.

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Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a nice mother's day picnic at Goldwater. Sat at the picnic tables, had lunch, then did the nice hike around the lake. We were too late to rent canoes, but I'm sure that's a lot of fun!

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Prescott, Arizona
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The recent upgrades to the play areas in the park are fantastic. Our 5 year old grand-daughter loved the swings, the climbing/sliding frames, and the teeter-totter. The views through the trees and across the lake are more than worth the visit and the $2 entry fee. Well done Prescott City Council.

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Sedona, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

for a photographer, this small lake hidden in the mountains is pure joy! gorgeous! great for kayakers too!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Nice little lake for kayaking , always clean. Plenty of parking and free on Wednesdays to get in. Play area for the kids, toilets, trails to hike on and ducks to feed

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Tucson, AZ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Another small lake that is close- in to downtown Prescott. Nice lake area for a short hike. Was busy in the picnic area on our Saturday afternoon visit and several people fishing along the lake trail. A side trail leads off to a longer trail (396) that takes you away from the busy lake area and into the pines. Very... More 

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Prescott, Arizona, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have been up here many times in the years that we've lived in Prescott. Birthday parties, picnics, special outings with friends, geocaching and just plain getting away from the city. While the water goes up and down it is fun to take our kayaks and paddle around. Access is free on Wednesdays.

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