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Prescott Peavine National Recreation Trail

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Address: Hwy 89A at Side Road, Prescott, AZ
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A good and easy walk

Fairly long trail but level so good for novices. Go past the lake to get a nice view of the Dells. Some great photo ops and nice review of the history of the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fairly long trail but level so good for novices. Go past the lake to get a nice view of the Dells. Some great photo ops and nice review of the history of the area.

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The Peavine Trail was established as a part of the 'Rails to Trails' program. It is segmented on the Northeastern perimeter of Prescott and goes from Sun Dog Ranch Road off of Prescott Lakes Parkway North around Watson Lake to Hwy 89A. There is parking at Sun Dog Ranch Road as well as on the Side Road exit off of... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Easy riding, walking or running type of trail. It's mainly flat with awesome views of Watson Lake and the Dells rock formation. The trail goes to Prescott Valley (about 7 miles ) . Excellent for family rides and overall just beautiful!!

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Tijuana, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Prescott is lucky to have this great packed-dirt trail. Good for mountain bikes, runners, and walkers. Definitely bring a camera for the views.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Beautiful and stunning, the Peavine trail is all gravel with great view , the moved off to the lower lake trail difficult at points but well worth it

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prescott
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

This trail is great for pictures and a therapeutic walk or bike. The trail is as short or long as you would like it to be. It surrounds Watson lake or out and back. The shoreline takes you over the boulders...follow the white dots!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Very easy walk on a Spring afternoon. The walking surface on the main trail is on a former railroad right-of-way. Therefore the walking surface is smooth not strenuous. Please continue on the main trail until the mid way point. The scenery at the beginning of the trail is nothing extraordinary, however as the trial progresses into the Dells the vistas... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Whether you are up for a 3 mile or 6 mile walk you can't go wrong on the Peavine Trail. Sometimes I just walk out 1.5 miles to see a beautiful view of the Lake and then walk back. Other days I walk to Point of Rocks (3 miles out, 3 miles back). Whether a short or long walk, I'm... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We loved this well maintained trail. Took a few small paths to get closer to Watson Lake. Used by walkers, bikers, joggers, whole families with kids etc. $2 parking fee until 6pm but free on Wednesdays. Lots of ducks, cormorants, geese in the first couple of miles in. There is no shade on the trail so on hot days come... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

The gravel trail is wide and well marked. You'll see in a couple places parts of the old railway P, P, & SF Railway. On dry days and several days after rain or snow, you can wear gym shoes. Otherwise, boots are advised. The trail also connects to several other trails around Watson Lake, so you can go several times... More 

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