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Groom Creek Loop Trail

Prescott, AZ

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Groom Creek Loop Trail is a 8.70 mile loop trail located near Prescott, Arizona that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking & mountain biking and is accessible from March until November.

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  • Best Trail Running

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Willow Lake Trail
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181 Completed 13 Reviews

Very easy and popular trail--great for families, and right on the edge of town.

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wataon lake and flume trail
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11 Completed 2 Reviews

Hiked Watson Lake Shoreline Trail for the beautiful views and rock scrambling. Our first time there and we were not disappointed. This trail did not seem to be heavily used as we ran into just a few people the 3 hours we were on it. Great hike, great accessibility.

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Lynx Recreation Trail #311
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11 Completed 2 Reviews

This is a nice, easy hike with pretty views. Starting from the north parking lot ($5 parking fee, facilities!) the trail heading west is paved and good for stollers and young kids. It's an easy walk to the picnic area on the south end of the lake. More facilities. Heading east, the trail is unpaved but still very manageable. This is a good place to stop and relax before leaving the beautiful Prescott area. Very easy to get to.

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Prescott Area Campgrounds
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22 Completed 13 Reviews

Ran part of this with the Mountain Milers, Prescott based running club. After training all of life on the trails around Detroit, MI, this was a much appreciated challenge.

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Thumb Butte Trail 33
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

I came down 33 from the 314 link with 318/316. Veeery steep but nice short and paved. Make sure to keep it slow on the way down. Parking fee in the day use area. Taking a right up the loop instead of a left does have better views on the way up. The back connecting trails were empty on a weekday but trail 33 was packed in March. Lots of families. Seasonal Perigrine falcon nesting = partial trail closure. GMHS memorial at top. Bring a flower.

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Lynx Recreation Trail #311
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

Parking fee. Good German restaurant in the parking area. Do try it. Paved trail. Very even and not a whole lot of elevation change. Most places have enough room to comfortably pass other hikers without a problem. Bald Eagle bordello. Watch for them :)

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318
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

Back side of thumb butte. Good for trail running. Lots of nice trees to keep it shady when it's hot. Meets up with 314 to the top of thumb butte and trail 33 down to the bottom. Day use area for trail 33 is pictured. If you pass the day use area (parking fee) and park along the road there are other inlets to the trails.

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Centennial Trail
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

Lots of interweaving routes to explore. Mostly used for bouldering. Some anchor points for rappelling. Nice view. A little too technical for trail running unless you're really agile and know the trail well. It's easy to accidentally veer off the trail but easy enough to find again. Great place to take an outdoorsy little one to climb all over the place. Three minutes from downtown.

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wataon lake and flume trail
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11 Completed 11 Reviews

BEAUTIFUL!

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