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Fain Park Trails - Prescott Valley - 3 members in 24 triplogs have rated this an average 1.3 ( 1 to 5 best )
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Jan 15 2018
sleepybear929
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 Triplogs 72

37 female
 Joined Feb 14 2017
 Prescott Valley,
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 15 2018
sleepybear929
Hiking1.75 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking1.75 Miles
250 ft AEG
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1st trip
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Jul 25 2015
outdoor_lover
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58 female
 Joined Aug 19 2011
 Scottsdale, AZ
Prescott Lakes Tour, AZ 
Prescott Lakes Tour, AZ
 
Hiking avatar Jul 25 2015
outdoor_lover
Hiking3.00 Miles 450 AEG
Hiking3.00 Miles
450 ft AEG
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1st trip
Don't get your Hopes up, this is not The Eagle's Route....45 Miles in 1 Day? I don't think so.... :sl:

This was a Casual Day visiting Prescott...So Casual, that I didn't leave the House until 10:00 A.M. I just had to be somewhere at 5:00....I haven't spent much Time in Prescott since my Road Construction Days, so it was way overdue...Visited a "Lake" that I've never seen, visited another Lake that I haven't seen since I was 10, and visited a Lake that I've only seen from Highway 89....I would be Meeting several People at the last Lake for a Sunset Photo Shoot...Good Excuse to actually visit this Lake finally and also just to spend some Time in Prescott... :)

Before actually hitting the first of the Lakes, I took a Drive looking for some Pronghorn...Found 3 Different Herds but Photos were very Tough due to Heat Distortion...I got there too late in the Morning for good Light and better Shots...Once I was done enjoying them, I hit the first "Lake"....

Fain Park and "Lake"....I've heard this is a Good Birding Spot in the Winter so I decided to check it out...It's basically a small City Park...Anyone that calls this a Lake must be from Minnesota... :lol: It's about 2 Acres, maybe, and if you could actually just Walk the Shoreline all the way around at a Decent Clip, it would take you about 5 Minutes... ;) There is a very Interesting Mining Equipment Exhibit on the Shoreline. I'm surprised some of the Equipment doesn't magically disappear, but with some of it, it would be a Major Undertaking, which would most likely be Noticed, even down there... :sweat: I decided to Hike the Canyon Trail, around the "Lake" and past the Dam into the "Canyon" below. It's supposed to be a Loop and it is, but the City needs to add a couple of more Signs on the North Side. And remove an old "Private Road Do Not Enter" Sign on the Road that they actually use for part of the Trail... :roll: It got a bit confusing and I ended up avoiding the Road and just walking up the Hill through the Desert to get back near the Parking Lot...For those that might be interested, the "Trail" goes through the Parking Lot of the Church...I ended up almost crashing a Wedding.... :lol: It was getting pretty warm by the Time I got back to the Escape, so it was Time to hit something a little Higher... :D

Lynx Lake...Haven't seen this Lake since I was 10...To say it's changed a bit may be an Understatement... :sweat: Took me about 10 Minutes just to nab a Parking Spot and then I hit the Trail...Didn't go even halfway, which was fine as I really didn't have Time to do the whole thing anyway. I found a Woodpecker that I've been wanting to get some Decent Photos of...I Stalked it and ended up following it Home, so I set up a Vigil there for about an Hour... :sweat: After I was done, I meandered back towards the Parking Lot just dinking around with the Camera...There's a Shot I would love to get of this Lake at Sunrise some time, and I'd like to Hike the whole thing on the Super Highway they are calling a Trail....Back up to the Parking Lot and onward to my next Lake....

Watson Lake...Seen many Times from the Highway, but I've never actually been to the Lake...The Photo Club I belong to was having a Shoot here, so it was a good Time to start getting acquainted with it...It's as Cool as it looked from the Highway and More...Spent a lot of Time Hiking along some of the Trails, Scrambling up on the Rocks and wearing down a Battery in the Camera....It didn't look like we were going to have much for Clouds at Sunset, but a Fire off in the Distance provided some Color...I think it may have been from a Managed Fire near Williams...After the Sunset, I set my Camera on a Rock since I don't have a Tripod right now and got some Longer Exposures... :D It was a Good Afternoon and Evening and I'm glad I went...I could certainly see spending more Time here, both at Lynx and Watson. There are other Lakes here too that I need to see as well.... :D

Good Trip to Prescott....Nice to finally spend some Time here without actually working on a Highway.... :D
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Oct 11 2013
nikorock28
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 Routes 9
 Photos 377
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38 male
 Joined Nov 16 2010
 Kingman, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 11 2013
nikorock28
Hiking2.00 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking2.00 Miles
250 ft AEG
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1st trip
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Mar 25 2013
AZLOT69
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69 male
 Joined Feb 12 2002
 Gold Canyon, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 25 2013
AZLOT69
Hiking1.75 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking1.75 Miles
250 ft AEG
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1st trip
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Fun outing before a terrific round of golf.
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Mar 07 2013
BOHOHiker
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 Photos 68
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female
 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 07 2013
BOHOHiker
Hiking6.00 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.00 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Used all back area trails....
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Feb 26 2013
PrestonSands
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43 male
 Joined Apr 12 2004
 Oro Valley, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 26 2013
PrestonSands
Hiking1.20 Miles 110 AEG
Hiking1.20 Miles
110 ft AEG
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Lunch break shorty. Blah.
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Feb 22 2013
BOHOHiker
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 Photos 68
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female
 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 22 2013
BOHOHiker
Hiking6.00 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.00 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Jan 20 2013
BOHOHiker
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female
 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 20 2013
BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Jan 05 2013
BOHOHiker
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 Photos 68
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
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BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Nov 25 2012
BOHOHiker
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
Hiking avatar Nov 25 2012
BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
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250 ft AEG
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Oct 28 2012
BOHOHiker
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
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BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
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Beautiful day today!!
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Oct 15 2012
BOHOHiker
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 15 2012
BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Mar 13 2012
RStrick
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 Joined Mar 13 2012
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
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RStrick
Hiking1.75 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking1.75 Miles   1 Hour      1.75 mph
250 ft AEG
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Hiked around Fain park, but found it hard to follow a trail. The trails don't seem to be marked very well.
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Feb 15 2012
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
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Hiking avatar Feb 15 2012
BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Feb 11 2012
BOHOHiker
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
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Hiking avatar Feb 11 2012
BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Feb 08 2012
BOHOHiker
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 Photos 68
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
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BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles
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Good "inner city" hike today.... Being I was getting a bit bored with the Fain Park trails that I usually travel, I was bound and determined to find some "new" trails in that area. Starting off on the West side, I followed a "game trail." Kept following, and low and behold I came across a whole new area of trails. These followed the ridge line all the way down past the back of "Sam's Club" and hwy. 69. A couple of these trails had some steeper inclines, which made me happy :)
None of these trails are marked, and it is sorta a "hit and miss" to find them. But... I love exploring and I was out there today for almost 3 hours. Of course, my "hikin' buddy - "Lucy-Rose" was by my side checking out the new terrain.
Good place to go when I don't feel like traveling, yet want some outdoor fun!
;)
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Jan 30 2012
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
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Hiking avatar Jan 30 2012
BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Jan 19 2012
BOHOHiker
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
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BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Lazy day today... Got out here to get some fresh air.
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Jan 07 2012
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
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BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Linked none no linked trail guides
Partners none no partners
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Jan 01 2012
BOHOHiker
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 Photos 68
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 Joined Oct 27 2011
 Prescott, AZ
Fain Park Trails - Prescott ValleyPrescott, AZ
Prescott, AZ
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BOHOHiker
Hiking6.50 Miles 250 AEG
Hiking6.50 Miles
250 ft AEG
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Good day today. Lot's of people out there doing some fishing and "gold panning." The weather was fantastic for the beginning of January!! :)
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