Prescott, Destination for Recreation

More from this show

It is surrounded by 1.2 million acres of prime national forest with an average temperature of 70 degrees. The city of Prescott firmly established itself as a destination for recreation.

Prescott was named after historian William Hickling Prescott and became an American landing place due to the nation’s westward expansion.

Come along as we ride on the historic Peavine Trail, one of the few rails to trails projects in the 48th state. We’ll venture out to some picturesque lakeside trails and get adventurous while rock climbing.

Trail: Peavine Trail

City: Prescott

State: AZ

Difficulty: Moderate

Pet friendly: Yes

Mountain biking: Yes

Park Website

More Details

Illustration of columns of a capitol building with text reading: Arizona PBS AZ Votes 2024

Arizona PBS presents candidate debates

Earth Day Challenge graphic with the Arizona PBS logo and an illustration of the earth

Help us meet the Earth Day Challenge!

Graphic for the AZPBS kids LEARN! Writing Contest with a child sitting in a chair writing on a table and text reading: The Ultimate Field Trip
May 12

Submit your entry for the 2024 Writing Contest

The Capital building with text reading: Circle on Circle: Robert Lowell's D.C.
May 2

An evening with ‘Poetry in America’

Subscribe to Arizona PBS Newsletters

STAY in touch

Subscribe to Arizona PBS Newsletters:

Thank you to our sponsors!