Playa Picnic Site


This is a lake-side picnic area located in the Granite Basin Recreation Area.


Granite Basin Recreation Area Brochure  (1.54 MB)




  • 6 picnic tables 
  • 5 pedestal grills
  • Drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • Garbage service

At a Glance

Operational Hours:
  • March 1 - April 30: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • May 1 - September 30: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • October 1 - February 28 (or 29): 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • $5 per vehicle; Free every Wednesday!
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Medium
  • Swimming is not allowed in Granite Basin Lake
  • Pets must be on a leash (6' maximum)
Closest Towns: Prescott, AZ
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the corner of Iron Springs Rd. and Williamson Valley Rd in Prescott, AZ: Northwest on Iron Springs approximately 3 miles. Right on Granite Basin Rd. Follow road 3.8miles. Playa is on the right.

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  • Picnic tables are available for public use.