For years, Prescott’s trails have been a bit of a hidden treasure, attracting a steady, but
manageable, level of annual growth.
That changed in spring 2020, however, when the COVID-19 pandemic brought a flood
quarantine-weary users to the city’s trails.
Starting in about April 2020 and running through October, city officials were reporting
that in some cases, individual trails were seeing double or triple the users of the year