Fain Park Trails - Prescott Valley is a 1.75 mile round trip hike with 250 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 6 miles east of Prescott Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. May and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: Prescott Valley's Fain Park is located along Lynx Creek just south of Highway 69, and features several signed interconnecting trails that loop around the park. Mileage will vary depending on the trail you choose.
Fain Park offers picnic ramadas, limited gold panning, a refurbished stamp mill, the Barlow-Massick "Castle on the Creek", and the Fitzmaurice historic ruins. The town has not yet developed the historic townsite of Massicks. Neither the Castle nor the Fitzmaurice ruins are open to the public. Fain Lake is stocked by Arizona Game and Fish with rainbow trout. Swimming, campfires, and overnight camping are not allowed.
Lynx Creek Loop
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.