West Spruce Trail #2264 East Side
Apr11

West Spruce Trail #2264 East Side

By Amanda Lane I was recently asked where a person can go to see some of the Prescott National Forest Old Growth Junipers. Well I have your answer, The West Spruce Trail. To access this trail, head up Gurley toward Thumb Butte, go past Thumb Butte and turn left on the FR 373 toward the Sierra Prieta Overlook. Travel on this dirt road for approximately 3 miles. You will see a cattle guard sign on your right; the trail head marker is...

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The tale of two trails…Watson Dam – Flume Trail
Feb15

The tale of two trails…Watson Dam – Flume Trail

1.5 miles, up and down through remote granite outcroppings, out to the dam on the north side of Watson Lake, and back to the parking area. Where to Go Take Highway 89 to Granite Dells Road and turn east. Go about a mile and look for the marked parking lot with City of Prescott signage. Please show respect for the private property owners in the area, many of whom collaborated with the city to make these trails available to the public....

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The New Ranch Trail #62  East Side
Dec13

The New Ranch Trail #62 East Side

On a beautiful Sunday morning I found myself struggling to leave my warm comfy bed and cup of coffee. Some days it is just hard to keep your chin up. I finally convinced myself not to waste the day and go for a hike to clear my head. I found myself heading to the Ranch Trailhead parking area just down Walker Road about a ¼ mile. I heard it had recently received some much needed love. I tried to do this trail a few years back and found...

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