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Recommended Routes in Prescott National Forest - 2

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Favorite From near the top of Granite Mountain looking southeast.
Intermediate/Difficult

Granite Mountain Trail #261

7.9 mi 12.7 km 1,559' Up 475.16 m Up 1,559' Down 475.07 m Down

Williamson, AZ
Favorite Beginning of Trail #33
Intermediate

Thumb Butte Loop (Trail #33)

2.0 mi 3.1 km 585' Up 178.31 m Up 582' Down 177.51 m Down

Prescott, AZ

Prescott National Forest Hiking

  • 1,049 Miles 1,688 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 72 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 141 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 77 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Prescott National Forest - 286

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1.2 mi 2.0 km #1Highlands Trail #0442
Easy/Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
0.3 mi 0.5 km #2Happy Ending
Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Difficult
Prescott, AZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #3Russ T. Fender
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
1.3 mi 2.0 km #4Kendall Camp Trail #0065
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
2.2 mi 3.5 km #5West Trail #0318
Easy/Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Prescott, AZ
2.7 mi 4.4 km #6View Point Trail #0106
Difficult
Verde Village, AZ
Difficult
Verde Village, AZ
2.4 mi 3.9 km #7Yeager Canyon Trail #0028
Difficult
Verde Village, AZ
Difficult
Verde Village, AZ
2.0 mi 3.1 km #8Little Yeager Canyon Trail #0533
Difficult
Verde Village, AZ
Difficult
Verde Village, AZ
9.3 mi 14.9 km #9#307 Groom Creek Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
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5.0 mi 8.1 km #10#9415 Wolverton Mountain Trail
Difficult
Prescott, AZ
Difficult
Prescott, AZ

Photos of Prescott National Forest - 91

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South towards Pleasant from near Oro Bell, mile 27 from boat ramp, road below.
Jan 22, 2020 near Black C…, AZ
Near the top of Juniper Mesa.
Jul 5, 2020 near Paulden, AZ
Looking north on the northwest part of the loop. This is typical of most of the trail. There are some rocky areas but not many.
Apr 19, 2021 near Williamson, AZ
From near the top of Granite Mountain looking southeast.
Apr 18, 2021 near Williamson, AZ
Looking up toward Granite Mountain from northwest.
Apr 18, 2021 near Williamson, AZ
About 3/4 the way up. Big views on either side of the trail.
Jul 6, 2020 near Prescott, AZ
Random cave on the side of the trail. About halfway up—you can't miss it.
Jul 6, 2020 near Prescott, AZ
Spruce Mountain Lookout Tower at the apex of the Groom Creek Loop Trail
Jun 27, 2020 near Prescott, AZ