With beautiful weather year-round, hiking in Prescott, AZ, is always a fabulous activity for families to enjoy. Prescott, AZ, is home to several forests and parks that make for beautiful hiking trails and a wonderful afternoon for your family to create memories, get exercise, and soak up some sun on your Arizona vacation!

The Best Hiking Trails in Prescott, AZ

Prescott’s beautiful forests and parks are no more than 30 minutes away from Prescott Resort, making it the perfect setting to explore the land with your family and friends. The hundreds of trails will give you unique views of the Prescott region, and compliment all sorts of hiking skill levels. Below, we name some of the best hiking trails in Prescott, AZ. 

Thumb Butte Trail 33

The Thumb Butte Trail is a moderate, 2.5-mile trail within the Prescott National Forest. This specific trail, number 33, is open to hikers only so you won’t have to worry about watching out for bikers. There is a short spur trail near the crest that offers an amazing view of the Prescott area and a picnic area along the way. 

Constellation Loop

This 2.4-mile trail is a great option for all skill levels, and the trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Located right in Prescott, Arizona’s Constellation Park, you’ll see lots of beautiful wildflowers. If you happen to hike after some monsoon rains, the lush vegetation and rocky granite outcroppings will be a treat!

Goldwater Lakes Trail 396

This gorgeous hiking and biking trail is eight miles long and dog-friendly. Along the hike, you’ll find benches where you can take a break and enjoy the beautiful scenery, like the dazzling lake and its shore. Though it is heavily trafficked, it is well maintained and a great hike for all visitors, no matter your skill level. 

Prescott Resort

Photo of Prescott ResortPrescott Resort is one of the most unique resorts in the state. All 160 of our rooms were designed in the spirit of the Yavapai Tribe to offer artwork indicative of the majestic scenery of the area. You’ll love relaxing in our luxurious spa, where you can refresh and rejuvenate after a day of hiking in Prescott, AZ. To book your stay with us, book online or call us at 855-957-4637.