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Watertower Loop is a 2.1 mile round trip hike with 156 feet elevation gain. Located 5 miles west-southwest of Prescott Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. October and April are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: A Short, very easy loop across the street from Thumb Butte Trail #33. This is a great quick hike when you don't have time and/or energy to do Trail #33. There are great views of Thumb Butte and Granite Mountain. This loop is made up of parts of Trails 315, 316, 317, and 386.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
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.