Thumb Butte


Site resumes normal operation and fee schedule on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Please read the news release dated 7/28/20 for important information. Water is temporarily unavailable at this site.


Recreational opportunities include: hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, rock climbing, and picnicking.  

Thumb Butte Brochure (2.67 MB)

Printable Thumb Butte Trails and Area Map (1.41 MB)  

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day-use site and trailhead:
  • 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
Busiest Season: Spring - Fall
Closest Towns: Prescott, AZ

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Recreation areas with activity Picnicking:

Thumb Butte Day-use has numerous picnic tables and charcoal grills.

Group Picnicking

Recreation areas with activity Group Picnicking:

Thumb Butte Group Picnic Site is available by reservation.

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