City of Prescott Recreation Areas Watson Lake and Goldwater Lake Closed In support of ongoing Fire Operations

The City of Prescott has closed two recreation areas due to ongoing operations related to the Crooks Fire.  Watson Lake and Goldwater Lake recreation areas have been closed until further notice.  This includes the trails that are inside the park boundaries.  Willow Lake, Pioneer Park and other City of Prescott recreation areas remain open at this time.  City trails outside of the park boundaries, such as the Peavine Trail, remain open.

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For ongoing information about the Crooks Fire, go to:

 Crooks Fire Information – InciWeb the Incident Information System (