Prescott

National Forest - Arizona

The Prescott National Forest is located in north central Arizona in the vicinity of Prescott. The forest is located in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a small portion (about 3.5 percent) extending into southwestern Coconino County. Its administrative offices are in Prescott. There are local ranger district offices in Camp Verde, Chino Valley, and Prescott. The forest includes Lynx Creek where Sam Miller panned for gold and was wounded by a cougar.

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Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Eastern area of Prescott National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Prescott MVUM - East 2016

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Eastern area of Prescott National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Western area of Prescott National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Prescott MVUM - West 2016

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Western area of Prescott National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Yavapai County Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).AZ Surface Management Responsibility - Yavapai County

Yavapai County Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Statewide Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).AZ Surface Management Responsibility - Arizona State

Statewide Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Prescott NF https://www.fs.usda.gov/prescott https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prescott_National_Forest The Prescott National Forest is located in north central Arizona in the vicinity of Prescott. The forest is located in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a small portion (about 3.5 percent) extending into southwestern Coconino County. Its administrative offices are in Prescott. There are local ranger district offices in Camp Verde, Chino Valley, and Prescott. The forest includes Lynx Creek where Sam Miller panned for gold and was wounded by a cougar.
Trails Number Length (miles) Map Grid Length (miles) Map Grid 33 - Thumb Butte 1.75 C5 Very popular, well maintained trail. Great views from the top. HIKING ONLY! 323 - Butte Connection 0.6 D5 Views and connects Trails 326 and 321. 314 - Thumb Butte Spur 0.5 D5 Creates a loop trail when used with Trails 33 and 326. 326 - Thumb Butte Connector 2.0 B5 E4 Creates a hiking loop trail when using Trails 33 and 314. Accessible to horses from Trail 367. 315 Watertower 0.7 B6 Very moderate trail. Connects to Trail 317. Southern end closed to horses. 327 - Pott’s Creek 0.5 F3 F5 Part of a 45-mile trail that encircles the city of Prescott. 316 - Pine Lakes 1.4 A5 After a short climb, descends into Willow Creek riparian area. Southern end closed to horses. 332 - Javelina 3.6 B3 Part of a 45-mile trail that encircles the city of Prescott. 317 - Ridgetop 0.6 A6 Climbs to a ridge with good views. East end goes into a subdivision. 367 - Miller Creek 0.7 C4 Parallels Thumb Butte Road along Miller Creek. 318 - West 1.4 C3 A5 At the western trailhead, horses may access this trail. 386 - Pine Lake Connector 0.3 B6 An easy, short trail. Provides a loop when used with Trails 315 and 316. 321 - Butte Creek 1.5 E6 F4 Can be accessed from a city trail in Strickland Park. 387 - Rio Vista 0.7 F5 Can be accessed from a city trail. 322 - Circle Connection 0.5 F4 Part of a 45-mile trail that encircles the city of Prescott. 392 - Garden Grove 1.5 C3 E4 Part of a 45-mile trail that encircles the city of Prescott. Activities Comments Number Activities Comments Unleashed dogs intimidate other hikers and their dogs, depriving them of the peace wildlands provide. Unleashed dogs harass, injure, and sometimes kill wildlife. Discharging any weapon is prohibited at all times within the Thumb Butte Recreation Area boundary. Target Shooting and Hunting A leashed dog’s keen senses can enhance your awareness of nearby wildlife or other wildland visitors. Unleashed dogs increase the probability of dogs being banned from your favorite public lands. Failure to leash your dog may result in a fine. To protect nesting peregrine falcons, the Thumb Butte cliff face and surrounding area are closed to rock climbing each winter and spring to allow for undisturbed falcon nesting. Trail 33 is open all year. Please check our Web page and posted local notices throughout the Thumb Butte area for specific dates and locations of the closure area. Horses are not permitted in the day-use area. • There are no RV sanitary dump stations. • Opening and closing of the day-use area varies with the seasons. Check our Web site for current hours. • Trash receptacles are available. Dumping of any refuse brought in from private property is prohibited. • Pets are welcome but must be leashed at all times. Please clean up after your pet. • All picnic sites have tables and grills. • Day-Use Area Notes Leashes protect dogs from becoming lost and from wildland hazards such as porcupines, mountain lions, snakes, and sick, injured, or rabid animals. Here they are . . . Need a Few Good Reasons to Leash Your Dog? hikers and bicyclists can enjoy short loop trails or longer trails to the north and south. Across the road to the south, the popular Thumb Butte Loop Trail No. 33—for hikers only—offers a rewarding hike that takes you to beautiful vistas from the shoulders of Thumb Butte. Along the way, interpretive signs present information about the natural landscape and human influences of the area. Adjacent to the picnic area . . . * All but 3 sites are accessible Yes (1-877-444-6777) 12 Group Ramada and Picnic Site 3 Small Ramada Picnic Site No 9 Individual Picnic Sites * Reservation Needed Number of Tables Name TH No Facilities and Activities Day-Use Area and Facilities Welcome . . . to the Thumb Butte Area The Thumb Butte area is one of the most popular destinations on the Prescott National Forest. Mild weather, cool ponderosa pine forest, a comfortable picnic area, and a variety of trails that offer hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bikers many routes to explore. United States Department of Agriculture Group Picnic Site Thumb Butte Area Forest Service Southwestern Region RG-R3-09-6 The Thumb Butte group picnic area is open all year. It is available for an additional fee by reservation only. Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-4446777 or visiting www.recreation.gov Bradshaw Ranger District Prescott National Forest Thumb Butte Trail No. 33 Thumb Butte Trail is open to hikers only. The trail is almost 2 miles long and is moderately difficult. Allow yourself about 1.5 hours to hike the entire trail. A short spur trail near the crest offers a good viewpoint of the Prescott area. The steep side of the trail (the east side) and a few other places are paved in order to minimize soil erosion that was damaging the trail. Your recreation fees produced this brochure. Thank you v
→ High Use Trails Use Caution! Many Blind Corners → Trail etiquette is an important part of keeping our trails fun and safe for all users. Remember to . . . TRAIL COURTESY YIELD TO Share the Trail • Respect other users, expect other users. • Bicyclists yield to runners, hikers, and horses. • • • Be friendly and courteous. • Warn people when you are planning to pass. • Ride within your ability at all times. • Bicyclists should stop to allow horses to pass safely. Downhill traffic yields to uphill traffic. When in doubt, yield. • Bicyclists anticipate other trail users around corners and control your speed. Riding with headphones is dangerous; avoid their use. Trails Number and Name Length (miles) Map Grid Length (miles) Map Grid 37 – Little Granite Mountain 3.3 C1 E1 Nice views of Granite Mountain. 349 – Balancing Can be very hot in summer! Rock 3.2 C2 D3 Pines and boulders. Please respect private property. 40 ­– Clark Spring 1.8 D2 Connects with Trails 37 and 261 providing longer adventures. 350 — Surprise Springs 1.3 D3 Rolling terrain with big boulders and pines. 332 – Circle Trail 6.9 E3 D4 Part of the Prescott Circle Trail. 351 – West Lake 1.5 C3 D3 Water faucet available with bucket just west of Forest Road 374 and Trail 345 junction. 341 – Hokaygan Trail 1.4 D4 Part of the Prescott Circle Trail. 352 — Mint Wash Connector 1.2 C3 Excellent views of Granite Mountain Wilderness. 345 — Mint Wash 4.2 A4 C3 Trail follows Mint Wash and is beautiful in the fall. 353 — Metate Connector .6 C3 Connects Metate Day-Use Area to Trails 351, 349, and 261. 346 — Willow Connector .5 D4 Connects to Trails 341, 347, 349, and 351. 261 — Granite Mountain* 4.1 B2 C2 Easy first mile, then difficult climb to the top. 347 — Willow 6.8 A4 C4 D4 E5 Great Loop when connected with Trails 348, 352, and 345. 308 — Tin Trough Springs* 3.6 A4 Views of the rugged terrain and boulders. 348 — Chimbly Water .6 C3 D3 Connects to Trails 347, 351, and 352. *These two trails are within Granite Mountain Wilderness. Mechanized and motorized equipment are not allowed in wilderness areas. Enjoy these areas by horseback or on foot only—no bicycles are allowed. Activities Comments Number and Name Activities Comments Plan Ahead and Prepare Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces Dispose of Waste Properly Leave What You Find Minimize Campfire Impacts Respect Wildlife Be Considerate of Other Visitors Discharging a weapon is prohibited in Granite Basin Recreation Area. Target Shooting and Hunting • Dogs must be on a 6-foot leash at all times and are not allowed in Granite Lake. • Cayuse Trailhead has been designed for equestrian parking. Other users please park appropriately and/or use other trailheads if possible. E5 Willow E1 Little Granite Mountain Trailhead A4 Williamson Valley C3 Boat Launch C3 Metate C3 Playa 0 2 5 D4 Cayuse Number of Tables Map Grid Name 9 $5 $5 T Yes $5 Yes 1 Yes 1 Toilets $5 T $5 T Drinking Water Fees (Subject to Change) Activities Day-Use Areas and Trailheads Please check local notices posted throughout the recreation area for specific dates and maps of the closure area. To protect resident peregrine falcons, the cliff faces of Granite Mountain and surrounding areas are closed each winter and spring to allow for undisturbed falcon nesting. Note: A $5 fee will be charged for a second vehicle at a single site and $5 each for a third and fourth vehicle at a double site. • Camping equipment may not be left unattended for more than 24 hours. • Camping is permitted only in designated campsites. 1 None T Yes 1 6 T No 1 2 None No 1 0 C3 • Trash receptacles are available. Dumping of any refuse brought as such from private property is prohibited. • At least one person must occupy a campsite during the first night after camping equipment is set up. None T No 0 Wekuvde • Day-Use Hours: Approximately dawn to dusk. Hours vary by season. See posted hours at each site. • There are no RV dump stations. No 0 T • Horse trailers are welcome at Cayuse Day-Use Area, Williamson Valley, and the Little Granite and Willow Trailheads. Parking trailers elsewhere within Granite Basin is not allowed. • Cleaning or washing fish, animals, or food at water faucets is prohibited. 0 21 (includes 4 double sites) 5,600 D3 Yavapai Elevation (feet) Map Grid Name Number of Sites $36 for double sites 4 at double sites 2 Yes Drinking Toilets Water Campground and Day-Use Area Notes All Year 14 Open Season Stay Limit (days) 2 at single sites 40 feet No. Size Maximum Vehicle No Reservation $18 for single site Fees (subject to change) Campground Welcome . . . to Granite Basin Recreation Area United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Southwestern Region Access RG-R3-09-3 From downtown Prescott, take Whipple Street to Iron Springs Road. Continue on Iron Springs Road for 3.5 miles
The Highlands Center for Natural History, a non-profit organization, has a learning center and trail system on 80 acres along Walker Road under a special use permit from the Prescott National Forest. The center offers outdoor science education for visitors of all ages, focused on the unique ecology of the Central Arizona Highlands. For more information, call (928) 776-9550. Lynx Lake Store and Marina Fishing/camping supplies, bait, boat rentals, cafe, and firewood. Store/marina is only open from late spring to early fall. Restaurant hours vary by season. For current information call (928) 7780720. Lynk Lake Store and Marina operates under a Special Use Permit from the Prescott National Forest. Wildlife Viewing - Lynx Lake is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Summer residents include osprey, javelina, and many small birds. Winter residents include bald eagles, deer, and great blue herons. A keen eye and a sharp ear can help you spot many of these animals. Closure for Wildlife © Les Stukenberg The east side of Trail 311 and portions of Trail 94 are closed from December 1 to June 30 each year for nesting bald eagles. The bald eagle is a threatened species and is most likely to produce viable offspring if they are not disturbed by human activity. This closure includes portions of the trails on the dam. Trails Number and Name Map Grid Length (in miles) Vertical Gain (in feet) 62 – Ranch B2 3.1 1,200 From Hwy. 69 go south about .5 mile on Walker Road to the Ranch Trail (62) Trailhead on the west side of the road. Great views of Lynk Creek and Lynx Lake. Connects to Trail 9854 and Watershed Trail #299. Remember safety in sharing the trail: bikes yield to hikers and horses. A small part of this trail is part of the Prescott Circle Trail. 95 – Salida Gulch C4 4.2 420 From Hwy. 69 go south on Walker Road about 1.5 miles. Turn left at Lynk Creek Ruin turnoff (FR 9401T) and drive 1 mile to the trailhead. Take trail 9263 across Lynk Creek just before the gate to get to Trail 95 sign. An enjoyable loop trail. The trail showcases everything from prickly pear cactus to ponderosa pine and riparian willows. 301 – Lynx Creek Ruin C3 0.5 120 From Hwy. 69 go south on Walker Road about 1.5 miles. Take a left at Lynx Creek Ruin turnoff (FR 9401T) to Lynx Ruin Trailhead. Short interpretive trail through pinon and juniper to an observation platform at a prehistoric ruin. Fee is $5. 305 – Homestead B3 G4 7.0 100 Lynx Creek Ruin Trailhead, The Ranch Trailhead #62 or Trail 297. Beware at road crossings! This trail connects to several sites and other trails. Bikes yield to hikers. 311 – Lynx Recreation E4 F4 2.3 20 Lynx Northshore, Lynx Southshore or Lynx and Hilltop Campgrounds. A popular hiking trail that goes around Lynx Lake. The west side is paved and accessible to wheelchairs. Fee is $5. 9263 ­– Salida Connection C4 4.3 700 See directions for Salida Gulch Trail #95 above. Trail climbs uphill for most of its length. Good views! Remember safety in sharing the trail: bikes yield to hikers and horses. ATVs and motorcycles ride responsibly - stay on trails, tread lightly and watchout for others. 9854 – Sevenmile E3 3.1 1,020 From Hwy 69 go south on Walker Road about 2.5 miles. Trailhead is on the right. Connects Walker Road (CO 57) to Watershed Trail #299 and to Senator Highway (CO 56). Remember safety in sharing the trail: bikes yield to hikers and horses. ATVs and motorcycles ride responsibly - stay on trails, tread lightly and watch out for others. Access Activities Comments 36 CFR 261.10(d) Discharging of any weapon within 150 yards of a recreation site or occupied area is prohibited. Target Shooting and Hunting B2 Trail 62 F4 Lynx Southshore 1 1 Vault 28 2 Vault E4 Lynx Northshore C4 Lynx Creek Ruin • Eagle Ridge Group Campground has two campsites which can be reserved by one or two groups. 0 C4, D4 Gold Pan Number of Tables Map Grid Name • Camping fees include use of day-use sites within the Prescott National Forest. See pay station for details. • Keep wildlife wild. Maintain a clean campsite to reduce nuisance animals and pests. No 8 Seasonal 1 Flush 3 1 Vault • Trash receptacles are available. No dumping of any refuse brought from private property. • No cleaning or washing of fish, animals, or food at water hydrants or in restroom sinks. • Pets are welcome but must be on a leash 6-foot or less and under physical control at all times. No 2 Vault Peregrine Osprey Name F4 5,713 F3 5,713 Map Grid No Drinking Water Toilets F4 Hilltop Name • At least one person must occupy a campsite during the first night after camping equipment is set up. • Camping is available April 1 through October 31. Campground and Day-Use Area Notes Fee (Subject to Change) Activities Map Grid 1 1 Vault 1 4 vehicles; 2 RVs or trailers 1 Vault 13 vehicles; 3 RVs or trailers Maximum # of Vehicles Yes Yes Reservation Eagle Ridge Group Campground
A B C D E Cottonwood 89A Jerome Woodchute Wilderness To 260 p m Ca Woodchute Ver de 547 Wilderness 1 1 MINGUS MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREAS 338 U 89A tt co To Pres 338 101 54 54 8 96 25 2 Mingus Summit Picnic Area ! 5 53 5 10 7 104 36 Hang Glider Launch 5 Playground Group Campground 9 X! 104 Gate 3 Mingus Lake ! Picnic Area 5 l ! [ Viewpoint ! Vista A Mingus! 5! ! Fire Lookout [ Mingus 9 ! Campground 413 512 10 3N 4A 900 9003P 530 28 Mingus 104B £ Hwy 89A 3 8 53 F ! Woodchute Trailhead 106 550 6 9 ! Potato Patch Campground R 10 106 2 9 547 2 10 37 502 11 0 90 10 8 MINGUS MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA 11 1 4 413 Hwy. 89A Road Trail 90 National Forest 37 533 13 2 110 Private 5 Wilderness ! 5 9 ! l ! F ! ! [ ! 0 0.3 Campground Trailhead Hang Gliding Area Scenic Overlook 0.6 B C D 5 1.2 Miles PNF GIS March 2007 SRS A U Fishing Area = 40 ft contour interval 413 105 Picnic Area 4 E Trails Trail No. Name Map Grid Length (miles) Difficulty Access 108 Coleman D4 1.8 Difficult Travel on Forest Road (FR) 104 to FR 104A (right fork in Mingus Campground), then .5 mile to the trailhead near the radio facilities. This trail provides good views of the Verde Valley and red rock country above Sedona. Use caution on the steep portion of this trail as it may be eroded! 110 Gaddes Canyon Moderate Travel on Forest Road (FR) 104 to FR 104B (the lookout road). Follow FR 104B to .1 mile below the lookout; the trailhead is on the left. Provides an easy day hike from the campground to points overlooking Gaddes Canyon. Can be used with other trails to make a loop. C3-5 2.63 Activities Comments 533 Little Yeager A4-5 1.9 Moderate Travel on Forest Road (FR) 104 to FR 413. Then go southwest on FR 413 for 2.2 miles to the junction with FR 132. From there, take FR 132 to FR 105 and travel on FR 105 for .4 mile past the Trail 111 trailhead to the trailhead for Trail 533. 105 North Mingus D2 4.25 Moderate Travel on Forest Road (FR) 104 to Mingus Campground. Go left at the fork and the trailhead is near the hang glider site. Can be used with other trails to make a loop. This trail provides good views of Jerome, Cottonwood, and the Verde Valley. 106 View Point D2 1.9 Moderate Take Forest Road 104 to Mingus Campground. The trailhead is within the campground. No motorized or mechanized vehicles, including bicycles are allowed. Provides good views of Cottonwood and the Verde Valley. 111 Yeager Cabin B4-5 1.9 Moderate Travel Forest Road (FR) 104 for 1.3 miles to FR 413. Go southwest on FR 413 for .8 mile to Trail 28, then .1 mile to the trailhead. Mainly used as a connection between Trails 28 and 533. This trail stays mostly in the ponderosa pine habitat. 28 Yeager Canyon Difficult Travel on Forest Road (FR) 104 for 1.3 miles to FR 413. Go west on FR 413 for .8 mile to the trailhead near the fenced wildlife watering device. This trail is on the west slope of Mingus Mountain with views of Lonesome Valley and the Prescott Valley area. Travel on Forest Road 106 for .3 mile to the trailhead. Park in the lot and follow the road about 1/2 mile to the trail. This trail accesses Woodchute Wilderness. No motorized or mechanized vehicles, including bicycles, are allowed within wilderness. Chutes for logs once ran down the north side of the mountain. 102 Woodchute* A-B3 B1 2.0 2.3 Moderate *The Woodchute Trail (Trail 102) is within Woodchute Wilderness. Mechanized and motorized equipment are not allowed in wilderness areas. Enjoy this area by horseback or on foot only—no bicycles are allowed. As shown on the map, additional trail opportunities are in the area, but not described in the “Trails” table above. Please contact the Ranger District at (928) 567-4121 for more information about these trails. Mingus Mountain is considered one of the best hang glider and paraglider sites in the American West. The site is very popular for hang gliders and paragliders, and people who like to watch the sport. Forest Road 104 is dirt surfaced and is closed seasonally. During wet weather, this road can be very muddy. • Use care when visiting the scenic viewpoints—there are steep dropoffs. Watch small children in these areas at all times. • Day-use hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. • Dogs must be leashed at all times and are not allowed in Mingus Lake. • Cleaning or washing fish, animals, or food in drinking fountains or bathroom sinks is prohibited. • Mingus Lake is surrounded by private land so camping is prohibited. • Trash receptables are available. Dumping of any refuse brought in from private property is prohibited. • A one-half mile interpretive trail is in Mingus Campground. • There are no RV sanitary dump stations. • Two vehicles are allowed per campsite. A $5 user fee is required for the second vehicle. • The stay limit in campgrounds is 14 days in a 60-day period. • Camping equipm
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