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Address: U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Bradshaw Ranger Station, 344 South Cortez Street, Prescott, AZ 86303
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+1 928-443-8000
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Lynx Lake is one of the most popular recreation areas in central Arizona....

Lynx Lake is one of the most popular recreation areas in central Arizona. Mild weather, the cool ponderosa pine forest, a serene 55-acre lake, trout fishing, boating, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, archaeological sites, and bird watching attract visitors from throughout Arizona.

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Beautiful!

Go on Wednesdays for free because paying to park is stupid. Excellent to walk around the lake. Pretty birds.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Prescott, Arizona
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Go on Wednesdays for free because paying to park is stupid. Excellent to walk around the lake. Pretty birds.

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Victorville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Near Prescott, easy drive, with nice views, good parking, nice walking trails, met some friendly people. Plenty of wildlife for everyone to enjoy. Good parking, facilities were clean with easy access.

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Prescott this is a must-do. The short drive to the lake on Walker Road is very scenic with a lot of other hiking trails. There are two entrances at each end of the lake. Once at the Lynx Lake Recreation area parking costs $5 unless you have a National Park Pass (free on Wed). Parking passes... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located within the National Forest this recreation area is just that a fun place for individuals, couples, and families to camp and enjoy a beautiful lake hidden within the pines.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy an easy hike around the lake, the west side is paved making it very doable. The east side although not paved is still fairly easy. Some mild climbing. Enjoy!!

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to be in nature (the World's largest Ponderosa Pine Forest) so close to a great little, city, Prescott. It's great for most of the year. One side of the lake has a paved trail, and the other side is not paved, more rugged. Sometimes there are eagles nesting. And a very good German restaurant right there, also.... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places to hike in Prescott. There is lots of wildlife to observe including many types of birds. This is an easy hike as it is fairly flat.

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Prescott
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to fish, take dogs for a walk or picnic. If you want someone else to cook, check out the restaurant on the north shore.

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Peoria, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

A relaxing oasis where you can take a leisurely hike, rent a boat or paddle craft, or just hang out and enjoy the pine scented air.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

For some exercise I hike around Lynx's Lake, I suppose 2 - 3 miles overall. On the entire trail I saw no litter or rubbish. Lake is really beautiful and peaceful during my visit.

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