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Prescott has it all, including rugged hiking trails with rewarding Arizona vistas. Look no further to find a great hiking trail in the area—choose from these top picks!

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Thumb Butte Trail #33

View of Thumb Butte in Prescott, AZ when viewed from the ground.

Trailhead Location: Thumb Butte Recreation Area on Thumb Butte Rd.
About a 15-minute drive from Downtown Prescott

Pets Allowed? Yes; dogs must be on a leash at all times

Fees: $5 for day use (free on Wednesdays)

Hiking Time: About 1 hour to complete the trek


A rewarding hike with awe-inspiring views.

One of Prescott's most iconic landmarks, Thumb Butte, is nestled within the Prescott National Forest. Not surprisingly, the trail that skirts along this local hiking spot is one of the most well-used and well-loved of all the trails within the national forest. A hike along Thumb Butte Trail #33 will take you to a ridge just under the summit, allowing you to catch a glimpse of Prescott, the Bradshaw Mountains, Granite Mountain, Mingus Mountain, and surrounding areas.

Prescott Homes Overlooking Thumb Butte

Love the view? Take it with you to your home. Explore Prescott-area homes with views of Thumb Butte below.

Prescott: More Than a Place to Visit

Prescott is an amazing Arizona city with easy access to hiking trails, mountain peaks, and much more. You don't have to look far to find adventure! While you're here, be sure to expand your culinary palate at these amazing Prescott restaurants or tee off at a local golf course

If you find yourself falling in love with Prescott, we don't blame you—we're longtime Prescott residents as well as experienced Realtors. Let us introduce you to everything that Prescott has to offer. Connect with us today.

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