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Beautiful

We drove through some of the area of the forest Stayed at a hotel right by the forest. Just so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Judy C
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Chandler, Arizona
Very relaxing

Even if you just get a chance to drive thru Prescott National Forest you'll enjoy the great... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
dads2vette
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Ash Fork, Arizona
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Forest located in a mountainous section of central Arizona, offering campgrounds, picnic grounds and 2,500 miles of roads for visitors.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We drove through some of the area of the forest Stayed at a hotel right by the forest. Just so beautiful to see "trees". Prescott is a wonderful place.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Even if you just get a chance to drive thru Prescott National Forest you'll enjoy the great, relaxing views. Some very nice areas to bring a lunch and escape the hustle and bustle and listen to the quiet.

2  Thank dads2vette
Reviewed 2 June 2018

In my opinion, the Prescott National Forest should be the number one attraction in Prescott, not number 12. Prescott is a historical and pretty place, but it is nice to get away from the people and up into the granite, juniper, and pines. As others...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Be careful on this hike. Signage is very poor. We hiked clockwise and became lost numerous times. A 2.5 mile hike became a 4.2 mile hike.

Thank GaryWis
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We drove through the Prescott National Forest from Jerome. The twisting windy roads through the mountains are intense! But the the views are breathtaking and you can see for miles.

1  Thank lollygal
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I had done my research for our trip to Prescott on hiking, packed my National Park pass and we were ready to go. We took the Thumb Butte trail, and there are two ways to go up, counterclockwise or clockwise. We went up clockwise (the...More

6  Thank LittleSis54
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Smart eco-decisions being made throughout the Prescott National Forest for trails, reservoirs, habitat, and human access. None of the parks were over-crowded, all well kept, and the Wednesday free pass is a blessing ( although Lynx Lake did not observe)

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is one of the most stunning drives in the south west. It is worth going a bit out of your way while traveling through the area. Today my trip was to Jerome coming up from US 60. The spectacular views are enhanced by the...More

3  Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Going up Copper Basin Rd. into the Forrest & continuing on the dirt road, you will eventually see a small Aspen Grove on the left. Park and walk back the washed out dirt road and if you timed it - right will see the fall...More

Thank R B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This national forest is unlike many across the country, but just a enjoyable, whether you wander through some of the many trails or drive through on your way to or from Prescott. Relax...and enjoy.

Thank mesatraveler
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douglas s
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Response from Mn2Mx | Reviewed this property |
National forest guidelines require that dogs be on a six-foot leash at all times when in developed recreation areas and on interpretive trails. There are no leash requirements in the general forest areas. Even though you’re... More
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