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“Unexpected Gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Watson Lake

Watson Lake
Ranked #1 of 69 things to do in Prescott
Certificate of Excellence
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Unexpected Gem!”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

If there is only one place you visit in Prescott make it this. Great area to explore, easy hiking, with wonderful rock formations.

Visited November 2012
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Prescott, Arizona
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46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Watson Lake with the Beautiful Granite Dells”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

Watson Lake is the most beautiful and unusual lakes I have ever seen. We always take our guest to see Watson Lake, and they are alway impressed by its beauty. Whenever you are in the Prescott, AZ area, this lake is one of the must see things you should visit.

Visited November 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
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“BEAUTIFUL, Accessable, awesome!”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

Fantastic outcropping of rocks in and around the water- right outside of town. There were signs for boat rental, but none we found.

Visited November 2012
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Prescott, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Really Beautiful!”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Lived here for 20 years and never get tired of hiking the dells around watson lake. Great views, good climbing and scrambling....fun to boat if your into padlling around...occasional blad eagles too!

Visited November 2012
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Nelson, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“very nice hike round the lake”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

We especially liked the slick rock part of the trail round the lake. Looks like Moab country, but too small to really get lost. Beautiful fall colours, water (low level now) does not look very clear though. Also free great maps available at trailhead with other local hike and bike routes!

Visited November 2012
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