Area Hikes

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Trees, Trees, Trees!

Spruce Mountain is one of the most breathtaking peaks in the Bradshaws. The Smith Ravine Trail climbs the eastern side of this peak from Walker Road.

The Community Nature Center of Prescott offers myriad benefits when hikers take a little “me time” By Amanda Lane For as long as I can remember, the Community Nature center has been located at 1980 Williamson Valley Road. It is home to 1.5 miles of trails that loop...

A Wonderful Adventure with Views Worth the Climb

The Wolf Creek Loop Hike Features Steep Terrain, Amazing Views, and a Rewarding Waterfall By Amanda Lane The Wolf Creek Loop hike is a wonderful adventure south of town on the northern side of the Bradshaw Mountain range. Trail number 384 is a moderate-to-difficult...

Acker Park Adventure

By Amanda Lane Updated, improved gem of a park features a playground, plenty of trails, and a not-to-miss hilltop view Acker Park is a lovely 80-acre park located in the middle of town (with access at the end of Virginia Street off Gurley Street, or at 421 S. Virginia...

West Side Story in Spence Basin

An easy trail with great views Spence Basin is finally becoming official. With a rich history as a web of popular but "unofficial" mountain biking trails, this area off Iron Springs Road is benefitting from some organization, thanks to local trails crews. To access...

Storm Ranch Trails in the Dells

A new system to the east of the Peavine Trail offers a protected hike and an added challenge By Amanda Lane The new Storm Ranch Trails breathe fresh life into the dells! The Peavine, a Rails-to-Trails trail that begins off Sundog Ranch Road near the Humane Society and...