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Yarnell, Arizona

Top Spots in and near Yarnell

  • Yarnell, Arizona

    Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Trail

    5.0
    6.52 mi / 1985 ft gain
    Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Trail is an out-and-back trail located in Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park. This park near Yarnell, Arizona, memorializes the nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died at this location on June 30, 2013, while fighting the Yarnell Hi...
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  • Morristown, Arizona

    Experiencing Castle Hot Springs

    The grounds of this location are absolutely incredible – food is amazing, and the hot springs are magical.  Each hot spring boasts its own naturally occurring hybrid mix of minerals, which vary from place to place depending on the geology of the area. For the storied history of this location and ...
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  • Morristown, Arizona

    Hiking in Hells Canyon Wilderness

    Spanning 9,951 acres of backcountry a few miles northwest of Lake Pleasant and about 25  miles north of Phoenix, Hells Canyon Wilderness area offers a quick way to escape into an untamed swath of desert that’s more paradise than purgatory.I have to say, this entire trail is 36.3 miles (and is tec...
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  • Prescott, Arizona

    Giant Alligator Juniper Trail

    4.69 mi / 495 ft gain
    Giant Alligator Juniper Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Prescott, Arizona.
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  • Prescott, Arizona

    Hike Lynx Lake

    4.8
    3.52 mi / 182 ft gain
    Starting at the parking lot, you will have to pay your dues prior to beginning your hike. You will immediately be met with fresh air and refreshing summer temperatures. A short decent down will lead you to the first trail marker, which the 55-acre lake becomes the centerpiece of your view. At thi...
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  • Prescott, Arizona

    Watson Lake and Flume Trail Loop

    4.63 mi / 381 ft gain
    The Watson Lake and Flume Trail is a 4.5 mile loop hike that takes you next to Watson Lake near Prescott, AZ. This trail also makes for a great workout if you throw on your running shoes. Keep in mind there is no shade, so pack water and sunscreen accordingly.  Thinking about getting on the wate...
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  • Prescott, Arizona

    Camp at Watson Lake in Prescott

    3.0
    Camping sites are only available in the summer months but the park is explorable year round! Watson Lake is a very unique place, in a state primarily made up of sandstone lies a lake surrounded by uniquely shaped Granite Boulders, excellent for hiking, rock climbing and photographing! Be sure to ...
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  • Prescott, Arizona

    Kayak at Watson Lake

    5.0
    Watson lake is relatively small so it makes a great place for beginners to kayak. One end of the lake is surrounded by large granite dells. Depending on the water levels you can kayak around and in between many of them. We kayaked around for about 2 hours before we felt like we had seen everythin...
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  • Morristown, Arizona

    Yavapai Point Trail

    5.0
    3.08 mi / 525 ft gain
    Yavapai Point Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near New River, Arizona.
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  • Black Canyon City, Arizona

    Castle Creek Road to Cleator

    4.0
    10.59 mi / 1677 ft gain
    Castle Creek Road to Cleator is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Black Canyon City, Arizona.
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  • Black Canyon City, Arizona

    Government Springs Trail

    5.0
    11.04 mi / 741 ft gain
    Government Springs Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Mayer, Arizona.
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  • Black Canyon City, Arizona

    Zig Zag Trail

    3.0
    4.61 mi / 436 ft gain
    Zig Zag Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Canyon City, Arizona.
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  • Morristown, Arizona

    Explore Lake Pleasant, AZ

    5.0
    Located just 30 minutes from the outskirts of Phoenix, AZ lies a 10,000 acre desert oasis known as Pleasant Lake Regional Park. This expansive body of water serves as a great opportunity to beat the heat of the central Arizona sun, while taking in the beauty of the vivid blue waters and surroundi...
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  • Morristown, Arizona

    Hike the Pipeline Canyon Trail

    4.8
    4 mi / -220 ft gain
    Starting at a little below 2,000 feet this hike takes about two hours out and back over a two-mile stretch. There is a parking lot with bathrooms at either end.For those with small members of your hiking party and two vehicles you could easily leave a car at either end of the trail. There are als...
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  • Morristown, Arizona

    Hike the Wild Burro Trail

    4 mi / 112 ft gain
    Hike along the shoreline of beautiful Lake Pleasant. This 4.0 mile out-and-back trail is worth its weight in beautiful views. The path is well maintained and perfect for beginner hikers who enjoy leisurely hikes while looking for wild burros. The Wild Burro trail starts with a small descent from ...
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  • Black Canyon City, Arizona

    Richinbar Mine and Pueblo Trail

    5.0
    2.36 mi / 92 ft gain
    Richinbar Mine and Pueblo Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Crown King, Arizona.
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Camping and Lodging in Yarnell

Upper Wolf Creek Group
Prescott, Arizona

Upper Wolf Creek Group

Groom Creek Horse Camp
Prescott, Arizona

Groom Creek Horse Camp

Groom Creek Schoolhouse
Prescott, Arizona

Groom Creek Schoolhouse

Thumb Butte
Prescott, Arizona

Thumb Butte

Horsethief Cabin
Crown King, Arizona

Horsethief Cabin

Turney Gulch Group
Crown King, Arizona

Turney Gulch Group

Guides, Insights and Stories from Yarnell

10 Of Arizona's Best Campsites

10 Of Arizona's Best Campsites

Kevin Kaminski

The 5 Best Winter Camping Spots in Arizona

The 5 Best Winter Camping Spots in Arizona

Sara Sheehy

The top 25 hikes in Arizona

The top 25 hikes in Arizona

The Outbound Collective

The Best Waterfall Hikes in Arizona

The Best Waterfall Hikes in Arizona

The Outbound Collective

The Autumn Leaf Peeper's Guide to Arizona

The Autumn Leaf Peeper's Guide to Arizona

Jeremy Meek

5 Photos of Gorgeous Spring Hikes in Sedona, Arizona

5 Photos of Gorgeous Spring Hikes in Sedona, Arizona

Adrien Patanè