Goldwater Lake Virtual Tour – Another Prescott City Park Virtual Tour

If you can’t tell by now, Prescott has a lot of unique city parks.  Small parks in town, large complexes with many recreation opportunities, places to hike, places to bike, and even a few small lakes to paddle.  What’s interesting is the different environments available to visitors in a small area.  In the case of Goldwater Lake? Well, Goldwater is …

Pioneer Park – Prescott Virtual Tour

Prescott Pioneer Park Virtual Tour

For today’s Virtual Tour in Prescott Arizona we’re going to pay a visit to Pioneer Park.  This recreation area is an incredibly large installation featuring multiple activities.  Pioneer Park has something for everyone.  Adults and children all have features to entertain them! At the entrance to Pioneer Park visitors will find something incredibly unique.  An outdoor Roller Rink is one …

RV Camping In The Granite Dells – Point of Rocks Campground

A truly unique RV’ing experience. Point of Rocks Campground has been open to the public for decades and keeps new campers and returning guests wanting more.  Located minutes away from both Watson and Willow Lakes, and located in the granite formations, it’s an interesting camping experience to say the least! The campground features amazing rock formations throughout the park.  Campsites …

Virtual Tour of Whiskey Row & the Whiskey Row Alley

Downtown Prescott’s Historical Whiskey Row & Whiskey Row Alley This virtual tour is satisfactory but not what I had originally imagined as an end result.  So it’s temporary until I can get downtown at a better time of day so as not to have super bright spots.  I also plan to shoot more images so you can see more of …

AZ Fire Restriction and Red Flag Warnings

Prescott wildfire brushfire visit prescott

Arizona Summer’s bring a lot of Fire Restrictions and Red Flag Warnings, but what does that mean? What is a Red Flag Warning: [as defined by the Nationals Weather Service] means warm temperatures, very low humidity, and stronger winds are expected to combine to produce an increased risk of fire danger. Just remember: hot, dry, and windy equates to the …

Off-Roading near Prescott Arizona!

Off-roading Adventures near Chino Valley Arizona

While you can’t say Prescott is known as an off-roading paradise, there are a lot of options for people interested in off-road recreation. In almost any direction from downtown Prescott you can find places for dirt bikes, 4 wheelers, and quads. Chino valley Arizona offers many great off-road opportunities off of Perkinsville Road. Visitors to that area can spend days …

The Old Silver Mine

Silver Mine off-road Adventure Prescott Arizona

A short distance from downtown Prescott there’s a hidden gem driving south out-of-town. Follow Senator highway, pass by Goldwater lake and continue driving past Groom Creek. You’ll find yourself on a dirt road heading out to Walker and Crown King. And along the drive you’ll come upon the old silver mine. It’s a unique location to be sure. Nestled among …

2 sections of the Circle Trail you can skip

Hiking in Prescott, Mountain Biking, Trail Running, in Prescott AZ

Continuing with our series on sections of the Prescott Circle Trail, we decided to do something a little different.  We’ve started featuring 5 mile sections of the trail for visitors who might not have the time to do the entire trail on their next visit to the area.  While there are many recommended sections, there are also that don’t offer …

Monsoon season in the Granite Dells 2017

Monsoons in the Granite Dells Watson Lake and Willow Lake photographer Rich Charpentier

Arizona’s Monsoons are something to be seen.  Incredibly powerful storms, amazing cloud builds every afternoon, and the skies afterward are completely enchanting.  Throughout the entire state, the monsoon season leaves many people in awe.  And when it comes to scenes from the 2017 monsoon season, Watson Lake and Willow Lake in Prescott Arizona’s Granite Dells offered a lot to visitors …