The Insider's Guide to Prescott National Forest

The Prescott National Forest is a treasure of Arizona. There are several activities that one can embark upon at this national forest. Fishing, hiking, rafting are few of them. Here is BBOnline's guide to the Prescott National Forest.

Verde River Trail
Prescott National Forest
Verde ranger district
344 S Cortez Street
Camp Verde, AZ
(928) 567-4121

The Verde River has been established as the only river that can be classified as wild and scenic. This river offers fabulous boating facilities. There are several access points and the river can be a challenging ride. It may appear to be calm, but canoeing experts have stated that boating in this river needs high levels of skill. The scenic vistas will keep you company as you thread the waters here. Get ready for the ride of your lifetime as you leave your Prescott Bed and Breakfast.

Lynk Lake
Prescott National Forest
Bradshaw ranger district
344 S Cortez Street
Prescott, AZ
(928) 443-8000

This 55-acre lake offers the visitors a peaceful and serene fishing experience. It is one of the most popular attractions in the Prescott National Forest and visitors will have to make their way through the pine forests that surround this lake. It's great for fishing, because the cool water of the lake houses several species of fish. You can fish for largemouth and smallmouth bass, trout and crappie. Make sure to carry all your fishing equipment from your Prescott Inn.

Apache Creek Wilderness
Prescott National Forest
Chino Valley ranger district
735 N Hwy 89
Chino Valley, AZ
(928) 777-2200

Don't miss the chance to explore the wilderness in the Prescott National Forest. Apache Creek is located in the Chino Valley and offers one of the most popular wilderness trails. The unique aspect about this wilderness is that even though it is small in size, its ruggedness and character is like no other. You can explore the granite outcrops and gaze at the rolling hills during your hike.

Lynk Lake Bald Eagles
Prescott National Forest
Bradshaw ranger district
344 S Cortez Street
Prescott, AZ
(928) 443-8000

Lynk Lake Bald Eagles is a wildlife viewing tour organized by the park. Visitors can set out on this early morning viewing session and admire the large nests of the eagles. One will be amazed by the size of the nests. You can also watch as they dive towards the ground to catch their prey. This is a fascinating sight which can be witnessed mostly on the lakes and streams. This is a fun experience that should not be missed.

Groom Creek Loop Trails
Prescott National Forest
Bradshaw ranger district
344 S Cortez Street
Prescott, AZ
(928) 443-8000

The Groom Creek Loop Trails fall under the Bradshaw Ranger District and are an exciting route for hiking. Loop Trails start and finish at the same point. This adds to the fun of exploring the trail. Even though the trail is well marked out, the art of maneuvering around requires a lot of attention.