Goldwater Lake – Prescott, Arizona

Goldwater Lake – Prescott, Arizona

When you are traveling to Prescott for a weekend or longer you will want to spend some time at one of the lakes.  Goldwater Lake is a 15 acre lake that hosts fishing docks for you to enjoy.  There is a boat launch ramp but you can use only electric motors, no gasoline motors allowed on the lake.  The lake is great for canoeing or kayaking.  Both of these can be rented at the lake so if you have never done these activities before, Goldwater Lake is the place to start.

The park around the lake ahs restrooms, a ramada for your picnic pleasure, picnic tasbles, a playground for the kids and sand volleyball court to enjoy.  If you are interested in hiking there are also hiking trail for you to explore.

The picnic sites are handicapped accessible so don’t hesitate to bring those that have a difficult time getting around at some locations, this will make them part of the group.

To reach the lake from Prescott go south on Mount Vernon Street, which becomes Senator Highway, about four miles to the entrance of the lake.  Turn right and park in the designated parking spots only.  There is a small parking fee of $2 per car and an annual pass is available.  The address of the lake is 2900 S Goldwater Lake Rd.

Hours: Summer 6 AM – 10 PM, Winter hours 7 AM to sunset.