Full Park Rentals

Upon request, Watson Lake can be rented for Special Events. Full park reservations (Upper Ramada, Lower Ramada and Grassy Area- ONLY) can be reserved for a daily cost of $800 with a $500 refundable clean-up and damage deposit. Use of the full camping (35 sites) area will be an additional $450 a day. Use of  the first 19 sites is $225 per day. All rental fees, including the $500 refundable damage deposit will be due NLT 30 days prior to event. Large scale events held at Watson Lake during peak season (Memorial Day to Labor Day) may be subject to a 25% fee increase. Watson Lake is a parking fee area. For large events, the Recreation Services Department as implemented the following tiered rate for vehicle parking:

1 to 1,000 vehicles $1.50 per vehicle
1,001 to 2,000 vehicles $1,500 flat rate
2,001 to 3,000 vehicles $2,000 flat rate
3,001 to 4,000 vehicles $2,500 flat rate
4,001 to 5,000 vehicles $3,000 flat rate

 

Requests for Special Events will require a Special Event Application and approval by the Special Event Committee. (25% City Resident Discount DOES NOT apply to full park rentals).

CONTACT

  • Recreation Services
  • Michelle Stacy-Schroeder
  • Recreation Coordinator
  • Recreation Service Office

    824 E Gurley St

  • 928-777-1552

FAQ

  • Yes, the City of Prescott has a dog park located within the Jim McCasland Willow Creek Park at 3181 Willow Creek Road. Included are separate areas for small and large dogs. There is no fee associated with use of the park, although user groups are heavily relied on for general daily operating tasks associated with the park. In other parks, dogs on a leash are permitted.

  • No, the City of Prescott does not currently operate any indoor or outdoor pool facilities. Both the YMCA and Yavapai College offer indoor pools and the Town of Prescott Valley offers an outdoor pool seasonally at Mountain Valley Park.

  • Public consumption of alcohol in the City of Prescott is unlawful and a misdemeanor. However, consumption of beer and malt beverages is allowed at the three lakes and in other parks with a permit issued by Parks and Recreation. Please come in person to the Parks and Recreation office to purchase a permit ($10) for your event. For more information call 928.777.1122.

NEWS

Statement Regarding Fatal Crash of ERAU Professor

Posted on April 16, 2019

The Mayor and Prescott City Council were deeply saddened to learn of the death of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Professor and Helicopter Program Chair Rucie Moore in a crash on April 16 in near Fountain Hills. Mayor Pro-Tem Billie Orr offered these… Read more »

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