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Beautiful mostly flat trail along Watson Lake that leads through the beautiful boulders in the Dells


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Map Key

5.3

Miles

8.5

KM

Point to Point

5,204' 1,586 m

High

4,999' 1,524 m

Low

41' 12 m

Up

233' 71 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

3%

Max Grade (2°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

$3 to park at Trailhead, free on Wednesdays (as of 04/2015), can pay with credit card at the station.

Description

Enjoy beautiful views of the lake on the way out for about 1 mile, the rest of the trail is in the Dells. Many options to take alternate routes on the left side once you reach the Dells. This trail links with Iron King Trail at the fork at mile 3, take a right to add another 4+ miles. Take a left to go downhill for another almost 2 miles.

Beautiful views of the mountains above Prescott when you reach mile 2.5.

Flora & Fauna

Rabbits, snakes and possibly mountain lions

Contacts

Shared By:

Greg Reverdiau

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 3 votes

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in Watson Lake

#10081

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  4.3 from 3 votes
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#1

in Watson Lake

#301

in Arizona

#10,081

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Photos

View of Granite Mountain
May 6, 2015 near Prescott, AZ
Watson Lake and 1.4 billion year old granite
Jun 23, 2016 near Prescot…, AZ
Watson Lake on the left.  From the Peavine Trail.
May 6, 2015 near Prescott, AZ
Close to the junction with Peavine Trail
Apr 8, 2015 near Prescot…, AZ
Peavine Trail
May 6, 2015 near Prescot…, AZ
Storm Ranch road crossing
May 6, 2015 near Prescot…, AZ

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