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Watson Lake

3101 Watson Lake Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301
+1 928-925-1410
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Great place for an event with lots of people

Just attended a retirement party at the "upper Ramada". It was great! There were beautiful views of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Beautiful and fun

I love going kayaking here at the lake. The company that offers the kayaks is fair and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Patricia P
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3101 Watson Lake Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301
+1 928-925-1410
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just attended a retirement party at the "upper Ramada". It was great! There were beautiful views of the lake, plenary of tables and a bathroom close by. It was just a shot walk down the the grassy area where we could play a game of...More

Thank lmmarley
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love going kayaking here at the lake. The company that offers the kayaks is fair and the equipment is well cared for.

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want to kayak, hike or camp go to Watson Lake. It cost $3 for a day pass. The trail around the lake gives you great views of the rocky granite shoreline. The trails are well marked. The campground is small and there's a...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this Lake while in Prescott. It's only about 5 minutes out of town. So easy to get to and get back into town. Very pretty.

Thank lbreves
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite place to Kayak in the Prescott area. With the wet winter the lake has been full during the winter months. Winter is a great time to come since you will practically have the place to yourself and with the high water...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful for biking, walking , hiking or kayaking the only problem is the kayaks are rented only on weekends

Thank Liza R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You need to pay to get in but can take beautiful pics by the side of the road. Nice place surrounded by mountains. Says it's good for fishing too.

Thank Mandi L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the views. Great sunrise and sunset spot. Great place to just hang out, have a picnic and go for a walk.

Thank arthursmom11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here multiple times and it never disappoints. Unique , quiet , peaceful.Hiking, picnicking, kayaking,rock climbing, photography are just some of the activities.

Thank jshj72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lake is crowded but worth the visit. The trails are management but rugged, climbing over boulders. Boat rentals available. Swimming not allowed however several couples were allowing their kiddies to swim. The water wasn't clean so heed the warning.

1  Thank Gayle P
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Richard F
any sr.. houseing
15 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?
30 June 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