Discover the best hiking trails in Prescott AZ
Thumb Butte Trail 33This trail is limited to hiking alone, Thumb Butte Trail 33 is the most famous Prescott hiking trail in Arizona located at just 3 miles from the downtown area. This is a 1.75-mile loop that is paved with a rating of moderate difficulty. Its trail loop starts with a moderately steep, leveling little by little as this passes through the forested canyon. At the top, you can have a spectacular view of Prescott, Mingus Mountain, and Bradshaw Mountains. When the day is clear, you can also get a glimpse of the San Francisco Peaks just north of Flagstaff, Arizona. This is a great day hike that can be executed in less than an hour for those who are short on time or for those who want to enjoy all its beauty can be explored and enjoyed all day.
Prescott Peavine TrailIt is another easy trail which allows hiking, horseback riding, and biking. The Peavine Trail is winding the historical route of Santa Fe Railroad which covers lush and stunning scenery. This hike is round-trip of 9.2 miles through Granite Dells, just above Watson Lake and onto the open rang-elands where there are wild antelope herds usually seen. You can make the hiking distance shorter if you leave your vehicle at Highway 89A that can cut the hike to around 4.6 miles. Here, you can find great views of Granite Dells and Watson Lake.
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