Watson Lake Loop Trail

  • November 10, 2012 · 9:30 AM

Join Gloria s she hosts this beautiful hike around spectacular Watson Lake.  Thank you Gloria!

Approximately 4.8 miles in length for the entire loop around the lake. The Northshore trail covers rocky steep terrain, the Over the Hill trail covers rocky and slightly more moderate terrain, and the Peavine and Lower Granite Creek Trail are relatively flat in comparison. There is a $2 parking fee.

Please meet at the Peavine Trailhead to park and carpool to the Over The Hill Trailhead.

Directions to the Peavine Trailhead: I17N to highway 69 towards Prescott, turn right at Prescott Lakes Parkway. Follow Prescott Lakes Parkway for 2 miles and take a right at Sundog Ranch Rd. On your left will be a large parking lot and the Peavine trailhead.

Car pool from Phoenix: Please arrange through the comments section of this event.

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  • David D.

    I got someones backpack in my suv. Think its Steves

    November 10, 2012

    • Steve

      Yes, I forgot to take it when I left

      November 11, 2012

  • Steve

    Beautiful Hike!

    November 11, 2012

  • Michele

    neat trail. and the weather perfect!

    November 11, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I love this trail hope all the great souls who came up from the valley did too.

    November 10, 2012

  • Kevin

    I would of been there if I would of known early, maybe next hike.

    November 10, 2012

  • David D.

    6 of us here at Frys abd bagel shop so far. We leaving in 10min

    November 10, 2012

  • Kevin

    My Sedona hike has been canceled due to rain , is the Watson hike still on.

    November 10, 2012

    • David D.

      Im still going. Weather channel shows 0% chance of rain in prescott

      November 10, 2012

  • Robyn

    Everyone have a good time. I took my name off the list beginning of the week when I saw the weather forecast.

    November 9, 2012

  • Robyn

    Looks like alot of Phx. area people will want to carpool. We should all meet at Bell and I-17 like 7:00 or so and go from there. (Frys shopping center.)

    October 12, 2012

    • Sondra

      Great carpool location!

      October 18, 2012

    • David D.

      Looks like at least 5 of meeting at carpool at 8am

      November 9, 2012

  • Steve

    Meet at the car pool

    November 9, 2012

  • Brian

    dress warmly and layered..pancho might come in handy too...temps Sat will be about 40 @ hiketime...mostly cloudy, showery, wind chill low 30s...we missed the good weather this past weekend...oh well..looks ok versus, say, climbing everest!

    November 5, 2012

    • Brad B.

      Me too.

      November 9, 2012

    • David D.

      8Am for me too

      November 9, 2012

  • Brad B.

    Considering the temperature I would also like to meet at 8am at Fry's.

    November 9, 2012

  • David D.

    Since the Sedona hike is full I would like to try Watson lake. Putting all the new ibex wool hiking clothes to the test! Couldnt we meet at 8an to sepe rate ourselves from Shannons group? Earlier would just be colder lol

    November 9, 2012

    • David D.

      I drive a roomy 2013 Subaru Forester if anyone needs. I plan to have lunch at The Ravens organic cafe after the hike.

      November 9, 2012

  • Brian

    What time at the fry's? I'd like to grab a quick breakfast at the bagel shop, so I want to get there early.

    November 8, 2012

  • Marla

    I will be at the carpool location.

    November 5, 2012

  • steven

    What time are we meeting at Fry's on Bell and I -17?

    November 4, 2012

  • Ron M.

    Carpool Fry's and I-17.

    November 3, 2012

  • Robyn

    Well that makes sense Shannon. I hope you have an awesome Birthday.

    November 3, 2012

  • Robyn

    Maybe we should meet at 7:30 instead over by the Denny's side. Only takes 1 1/2 to get up there. Also won't mix up with other group meeting at 7. Shannon, wish you put Sabino hike for Sat. or Sun. Gotta sleep in a little after Thanksgiving!

    November 2, 2012

    • Shannon

      My birthday is Saturday so had to do a Friday hike!

      November 2, 2012

  • Shannon

    Please note that I am leading a hike to Sedona the same day and meeting at the Frys shopping center at I-17 & Bell Rd at the same time...please make sure you get in the correct carpool for your trip to Prescott...

    October 31, 2012

  • Brian

    I'll drive from near I-10/Chandler if anyone cares to meet there, or along the way...let me know

    October 24, 2012

  • leticia

    Okay I will be there to figure out carpool details. Thanks

    October 15, 2012

  • Renee

    robyn, that sounds like a good plan. i would like to carpool also.

    October 13, 2012

  • leticia

    I would like to carpool

    October 8, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is this classified as a moderate hike?

    October 5, 2012

  • Sondra

    I would possibly like to carpool up with someone. The Fys @ 1-17 and Bell Road is always a good carpool meeting spot.

    October 4, 2012

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