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Worlds Oldest Rodeo Prescott

The Worlds Oldest Rodeo® will be reach its 126th birthday (July 1-July 7) in Prescott, the original Territorial Capital of Arizona. The image of the Western Cowboy still rides high in Prescott, AZ. The heroic symbol of American independance and self reliance. July 4, 1888, became the birthday of professional rodeo when a group of […]

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Lynx Lake – Group Campsites

Lynx Lake – Eagle Ridge Group Campground sits between tall Ponderosa Pines within the Lynx Lake Recreation Area. Within 1/4 mile of the group campground.  The Eagle Ridge campground has two sites: The Osprey site can accommodate 26-75 people; the Peregrine site can accommodate 15-25. Groups may reserve one or both. Lynx Lake, a popular campground and fishing reservoir, is […]

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Lynx Lake – Prescott AZ

Lynx Lake, Arizona, is a 55-acre reservoir located within Prescott National Forest, approximately 5 miles east of Prescott, Arizona, in the Bradshaw Mountains. The lake is located at 5,530 feet elevation and is stocked for fishing. It is one of the most popular recreation areas in central Arizona. Mild weather, the cool ponderosa pines forest, […]

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Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary Prescott

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary Situated on ten acres north of Prescott and overlooking Willow Lake, the sanctuary has many opportunities for visitors including a covered picnic pavilion, a children’s playground, and large, naturally landscaped enclosures for the animals with paths that allow visitors the opportunity to get an up-close and personal view of them. One […]

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Watson Lake – Prescott AZ

Watson Lake is one of two reservoirs at the Granite Dells, outside of Prescott, Arizona that was formed in the early 1900s when the Chino Valley Irrigation District built a dam on Granite Creek. The City of Prescott bought the reservoir and surrounding land in 1997 to preserve it as recreational land.  Watson Lake was […]

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Smoki Museum Prescott

Smoki Museum – Prescott, AZ Designed to resemble an Indian pueblo, the Smoki Museum was built in 1935 of native stone and wood. It was constructed with labor provided by the Civilian Works Administration and the Smoki People. The Smoki People were a group of Prescott citizens organized in 1921 and dedicated to the perpetuation […]

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Phippen Museum Prescott

Prescott – The Phippen Museum is a Center for American Western Art. Museum History George Phippen, first President of the Cowboy Artists of America, died in 1966, leaving behind a group of artists interested in creating a facility that specifically represented artists in the American West. In 1974, the George Phippen Memorial Foundation was formed […]

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Sharlot Hall Museum

Prescott – The Sharlot Hall Museum is the largest museum in the central territory of Arizona, and is dedicated to providing educational adventures in human and natural history, great for all ages. Sharlot Hall Museum is named after its founder, Sharlot Mabridth Hall (1870-1943), who became well known as a poet, activist, politician, and Arizona’s […]