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Outdoor Recreation in Prescott, AZ.


Prescott welcomes you to explore the parks, lakes, and more than 450 miles of trails for your outdoor enjoyment. With four seasons of sports, mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, mountain climbing, wildlife observation and more, we have something for everyone.

Join a team, go camping, take a class, come to an outdoor concert, plan a hike and picnic, go horseback riding, or simply enjoy a peaceful solitary day--you'll find your place here when you Visit Prescott.

Check out this great video highlighting some of the outdoor recreational opportunities available in beautiful Prescott.

There are also some historic and prehistoric sites around Prescott well worth visiting, some of which have an arcaeological element. Learn more about them by clicking here.

Parks & Lakes

Don't hesitate to plan your outdoor escape to Prescott and enjoy all the natural bounty of Northern Arizona has to offer.


The Highlands Center & Heritage Park Zoo

Horseback Riding

It just wouldn't be a true Old West adventure if you didn't sit astride a worthy steed among the scent of sage and mesquite.

Prescott's Outfitters

Camping / Hiking gear or hire a guide.

Trails & Maps

The Prescott Mile-High Trail System contains approximately 68 miles of trails.


With 360 confirmed species of birds, Prescott is one of Arizona's leading birding destinations.

Outdoor Organizations

Click for a list of current organizations you may be interested in joining or would simply like to learn more



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