Recreation

Prescott National Forest: "Where the Desert Meets the Pines."  Central Arizona's mild climate makes the Prescott a year-round destination to camp, fish, picnic, hike, and ride! (MORE recreation opportunities and photos...)

Collage of people participating in a wide variety of recreational activities

 

 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Butterfly Trail #536 Closed to Visitor Thinning operations in the area began 3/29/21 and are expected to last until the end of May 2021.
Cayuse Equestrian Trailhead Open to Visitor Water is temporarily unavailable at Cayuse Equestrian Trailhead. The water will remain shut off until a new water hydrant can be installed.  (4/12/21)
Granite Mountain (Climbing) Closed to Visitor
Woodchute Trail #102 Closed to Visitor Thinning operations in the area began 3/29/21 and are expected to last until the end of May 2021.
Areas & Activities
Know Before You Fly logo

USFS Rules on Flying Drones


Universal symbols of recreation activities arranged in a circle with Fee Sign at center

How are your recreation fees used? View accomplishment reports. Link opens in a new window


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Sustainable Recreation Music Video Link opens in a new window


Prescott Circle Trail logo

Prescott Circle Trail Link opens in a new window


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

 



https://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/prescott/recreation