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Watson Lake

3101 Watson Lake Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301
+1 928-925-1410
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Great place to kayak

Went here on a recommendation from a friend because we like to kayak. We camped for three days... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Central Arizona, Arizona
Kayak Trip at Lake Watson

We were supposed to do a half day at the lake hiking and kayaking but trip got changed to just... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cindy M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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3101 Watson Lake Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301
+1 928-925-1410
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here on a recommendation from a friend because we like to kayak. We camped for three days. $15/day. They have 19 spots for reservation and some for first come, first served. No electrical hookups. Showers and flush toilets are free to guests. Some spots...More

Thank mom22sons
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were supposed to do a half day at the lake hiking and kayaking but trip got changed to just kayaking. The boat rental operation is open Fri-Sun and were very helpful on the phone. We rented two single kayaks for 2 hours which was...More

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Small lake, but beautiful area and surroundings. Easy visit. Not a lot of activities other than the views.

Thank pompy51
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went here for my early morning walks before going into town from my hotel. Wonderful place to be close to nature and enjoy ducks, birds, and large trees near the water!

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had three families drive from Phoenix (just under a 2 hour drive) to enjoy a relaxing day on Watson Lake. It cost $3 dollars to enter the lake area and the gate attendant was super friendly and really helpful regarding navigating the lake and...More

Thank TheJohnson4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a beautiful area and a perfect day to hike. We had inteneded to hike around the while lake. Unfortunately, the trail is not marked well so we had to double back. We were not alone, as we passed many hikers asking where to...More

Thank YearoftheRabbit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting Prescott for the week-end my husband suggested we go here for an EZ hike. I had no idea the mountain landscape was so different. Think Sedona meets Mummy Mtn. in Paradise Valley. Beautifully etched vertical lines in low laying mountains. And then there's...More

Thank dkrstec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful park very close to downtown Prescott. We were there on a beautiful day in early May. The boats were not yet available for rent but I imagine they would be great later in the season. Beautiful vistas abound, easy walks, lots...More

Thank ellynvb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful but cant swim bummer.. you can boat and let your dogs in..Woman working was so nice and knowledgeable

Thank crumbles1234
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Great trails. Weather is wonderful with breeze. Enjoyed the views. Perfect picnic spots. Going to come back and do more of the trails. Our trip was too short...didn't want to leave.

Thank Arlene L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Richard F
any sr.. houseing
16 April 2017|
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Response from HeeNalu1969 | Reviewed this property |
Correction, the name of the RV Park near Watson is "Point of Rocks". I apologize for my error.
Phil K
Hows the fishing?????
13 January 2017|
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Response from Sarah E | Reviewed this property |
I saw one fisherman when we went, didn't look like he had a ton of luck. But there were plenty of spots to fish out there!
Mary P
Did you rent the kayaks (and if so, where?) or did you have your own?
1 July 2016|
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Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
We brought our own kayak, but they did have kayaks/canoes for rent last time we were there. I'm not sure if they are always available though, so I'd be sure to call first and ask. The rentals were located close to the main... More