***Notice: Due to the Rattlesnake Fire, a temporary Closure Order is in effect for Castle Creek Wilderness, Horsethief Basin Recreation Area, and roads and trails in the area. This closure will remain in effect until September 30, 2015 or until rescinded, whichever occurs first. Map of Closure Area (1.26 MB PDF) ***
Until further notice, use of a high-clearance vehicle is recommended for those who plan to visit recreation sites in Horsethief Basin.
Area Description: The Crown King area includes the Horsethief Basin Recreation area which offers a variety of recreational opportunities including: hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, camping, fishing, and OHV riding.
Notice: Visitors are asked to be alert and stay on existing trails when recreating on Granite Mountain as the area recovers from the Doce Fire of 2013. Soil erosion has occurred on portions of the trails, thus exposing more rock, and cross-country travel increases the possibility of encountering rolling rocks, stump and root holes, falling trees, and loose soils from rains.
Located just outside of Prescott, AZ, Lynx Lake Recreation Area offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities including: hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing, non-motorized boating, and picnicking.
Located in the cool pines of central Arizona, Mingus Mountain offers a wide range of recreational opportunities including: picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, camping, fishing, hunting, hang gliding, and paragliding.
Mingus Mountain Brochure (1.86 MB) NOTE-Brochure Correction: Potato Patch Campground is the only recreation site that has water available, the other sites on Mingus Mountain do not have water available at this time.