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Address: 2900 S Goldwater Lake Rd, Prescott, AZ 86303
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Scenic Goldwater Lake

Less than 10 minutes from downtown. Quiet and peacefull. Great place to throw a ball into the water for your dog.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Oro Valley, Arizona
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Oro Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Less than 10 minutes from downtown. Quiet and peacefull. Great place to throw a ball into the water for your dog.

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Salem, NH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This area of Prescott reminds us of our state of NH. With the pine trees and wonderful lake it was like a spot near our home. The minimal fee of $2 is well worth the entrance fee. A great playground, good fishing and picnic spot for all ages. Next time we're in Prescott we'll be sure to stop in for... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is my favorite place for a picnic or just a thermos of tea and a good book under a tall tree. The lake is lovely but small so you can walk around it easily. The air is fresh and the facilities are great for families or parties. On a weekday, it is very quiet and the experience of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This place is more secluded and offers something for everyone. The school kids go here for field trips because there's also a nice playground. There's also fishing here and it makes a great picnic area.

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fabulous location among the trees and the lake with great picnic grounds and playground for the kids! As a local, I realized that I don't visit this tranquil environment often enough - so pack a sandwich and soft drink and visit nature at its best!

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We were looking for a place to try out our new kayak that would be easy to access and calm. Goldwater Lake was perfect. Even my 90 year old father was able to get in the kayak and paddle around. The launch ramp was perfect and the water was calm. We also loved the many shady spots to sit and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We came to Goldwater Lake to escape the heat of the Phoenix area and to try kayaking with the company Prescott Outdoors. This is a small but pretty lake as it surrounded with pine trees. There are plenty of picnic tables for family picnics but parking is limited. If you are coming to kayak my recommendation is get there early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The smell of pine and hearing the wind blow through the trees gives you a peaceful feeling. Early morning is best if you enjoy the outdoor sounds and no people talking. There is a great fairly level path to hike around the lake. Plenty of benches to sit and rest and look over the small lake. Picnic tables are available.... More 

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Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We love hiking on boulders. But be aware that this is a technical difficult hike. Wear proper shoes so you don't slip off the rocks. Wear sunscreen because most of the hike is exposed to sun. Amazing views of the lake and dam. We can't wait to do again!

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Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Secret. Wednesday's is free day. You don't have to pay to park. Take a hike, go fishing or just enjoy a picnic. Kayaks and canoes for rent on the weekend. Close to town yet a nice escape.

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Address: 2900 S Goldwater Lake Rd, Prescott, AZ 86303
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Prescott

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