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Watson Lake Loop, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Prescott > Prescott NE
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Difficulty 2 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance Loop 5.05 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,251 feet
Elevation Gain -170 feet
Accumulated Gain 550 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 2-4 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 7.8
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Prescott Circle Trail - Act 3
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Prescott Circle Trail - Act 3
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Prescott Circle Trail - Act 3
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2  2017-03-29 hikerdw
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9  2016-05-31 Tortoise_Hiker
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Constellation Willow Watson Lake Loop
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19  2016-04-16
Constellation Willow-Watson Loop
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Preferred   Oct, Apr, May, Sep
Sun  7:28am - 5:20pm
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Northshore Trail - Watson Lake
Northshore Trail - Watson Lake
0.1 mi away
1.4 mi
180 ft
Discovery Trail - Watson Lake
Discovery Trail - Watson Lake
0.3 mi away
0.8 mi
Lakeshore Trail - Watson Lake
Lakeshore Trail - Watson Lake
0.4 mi away
2.0 mi
170 ft
Secret Cove - Watson Lake
0.6 mi away
0.2 mi
20 ft
Tree House Loop - Watson Lake
0.6 mi away
0.2 mi
28 ft
Dam Trail - Watson Lake
Dam Trail - Watson Lake
0.8 mi away
0.8 mi
109 ft
Flume Trail - Watson Lake
0.9 mi away
0.5 mi
Over The Hill Trail
0.9 mi away
0.5 mi
Granite Gardens Park Trails
Granite Gardens Park Trails
1.1 mi away
0.3 mi
16 ft
Sundog Trail
1.1 mi away
5.1 mi
452 ft
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Syllabus
Watson Lake Loop is a 5.05 mile round trip loop hike with 550 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 2 miles east of Prescott Arizona. October and April are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview
This hike starts from the southern boat ramp (canoe/Kayak rental area) within the Watson Lake Park. It more or less follows the lakeshore.


Use the gps route provided here for best results. The north end might be a challenge to follow without using the gps route. It's pretty easy to find with the gps route.

Resourceful hikers can figure out how to start from other locations.

Check out the Official Route.

HAZ_Hikebot
    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.

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    Summer Hours: (Memorial day-Labor day) 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Winter Hours: 7:00 AM - Sunset, $3.00 parking fee


    Directions
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    To hike
    From Prescott AZ-69 go North on AZ-89 for 3.4 miles. Turn right at the traffic circle into Watson Lake Park. Follow the signs to the Canoe and Kayak rental area. Right on East Granite Dells road. 0.2 mile to TH on the right.
    page created by The_Eagle on Oct 10 2010 8:53 pm
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