Prescott Sunset Sanctuary

Refreshing Ways To Beat The Summer Heat

Discover the Best Swimming Holes in Prescott, Arizona!

Refreshing Ways To Beat The Summer Heat

If you’re looking for a refreshing way to beat the heat during your next visit to Prescott, Arizona, be sure to check out the town’s popular swimming holes. Here are just a few of the top spots to cool off and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Lynx Lake

Nestled in the cool pines of Prescott National Forest, Lynx Lake is a favorite destination for locals and tourists alike. This man-made lake offers plenty of space for swimming, fishing, and kayaking, as well as hiking trails, picnic areas, and a campground for those who want to stay overnight.

Granite Creek

For a more rugged and natural swimming experience, head to Granite Creek. This scenic creek runs through the Granite Dells and features crystal clear water, rocky cliffs, and plenty of shady spots to relax and take in the view. Just be sure to wear sturdy shoes if you plan to hike along the creek bed!

Watson Lake

Another popular destination in the Granite Dells, Watson Lake offers not only swimming opportunities but also kayaking, fishing, and rock climbing. The lake’s unique granite rock formations make for stunning views, especially during sunset. You can also rent paddle boats, canoes, and kayaks on-site.

Fossil Creek

If you’re up for a scenic drive, Fossil Creek is a must-visit destination just a couple of hours from Prescott. This natural swimming hole is fed by a series of waterfalls and boasts crystal clear water that’s perfect for swimming and snorkeling. The hike down to the creek can be challenging, but the reward is well worth it.

Heading back to the Sanctuary...

After a long day in the water, you will want to relax at the Prescott Sunset Sanctuary where you will be able to take in the views across all of Prescott and while taking advantage of its welcoming atmosphere, great amenities, and convenient location. Check below for availability.

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