Lynx Lake Recreation Area

  

Status: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
No Fee
Limited Services:
No restrooms, water, or garbage service.
Please follow sanitry guidelines and practice leave no trace ethics: 
"Pack it in, Pack it out"
Bury waste 8" deep and at least 200' from water sources

This location remains open for arrivals at this time.  Local managers are committed to the health and safety of recreational visitors and our staff. We are following the guidelines from our department and the CDC regarding COVID-19, closely monitoring the situation and responding to current conditions. Please continue to monitor this page for status updates.

 

Located in the cool pines just outside of Prescott, AZ, Lynx Lake Recreation Area offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities including: hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing, boating, and picnicking. Scroll down (below the recreation map) to learn more about the excellent recreational opportunities at Lynx Lake.

 

Lynx Lake Recreation Area Brochure (1,020 KB)

 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: undefined
Operational Hours: Day-use sites and trailheads:
  • 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
Open Season: Year-round - undefined
Restrictions:
  • No swimming
  • Pets must be on a leash (6' maximum)
  • Electric motors or 10 HP or less gas-powered motors only
Closest Towns: Prescott and Prescott Valley, AZ

Recreation Map

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Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Picnicking

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Rocks & Minerals

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Water Activities

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.519234

  Longitude : 
-112.385180

  Elevation : 
5500' at the lake - 5800' at Hilltop Campground

 

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Equestrian Opportunities

Opportunities for Equestrians


Day Hiking Opportunities

Day Hiking Opportunities


Backpacking Opoortunities

Backpacking Opportunities


Mountain Biking Opportunities

Mountain Biking Opportunities


OHV Opportunities

OHV Opportunities

 



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