No matter how you arrive to mile high City of Prescott, you are surrounded by both unparalleled natural beauty and authentic Western history that reaches back into the 1800’s. The city prides itself on their 470 miles of multi-use trails, that travel through forests and grassland, around lakes, and up and over the iconic giant boulders of Granite Dells.
As for history, well, it’s easy to start learning about Prescott’s earlier days. Just head downtown to the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza, where a short stroll will reveal many historical plaques offering snippets of information. There are over 800 registered historical buildings many of which are in the downtown area. Enjoy a free walking tour at the Chamber of Commerce or partake in the Heritage Trail & History Hunt.