Area Hikes

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Wilderness: Where the Earth is Untamed  

The Woodchute Wilderness Adventure, Featuring Great Views, Beautiful Wildflowers, and Some Surprises, Too By Amanda Lane, owner, The Hike Shack Mingus Mountain is a wonderful place to explore. Not only is this beautiful mountain about 10 degrees than Prescott on any...

Save the Dells

Continuing the Work of Prescott’s Brave Women … Preserving the Spaces that Define Us By Amber Fields The Granite Dells. They’re one of the things that really define Prescott; a wild and free landscape like our city’s grandmothers found when they came here a century...

Challenge: Accepted! The Prescott Circle Trail

The Yavapai Trails Association challenges all locals (and visitors!) to complete the entire Prescott Circle Trail By Amanda Lane A group of hikers, bikers, and equestrian riders with a love for the space in which we live and play founded the non-profit Yavapai Trails...

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...