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    Willow Lake.

     Willow Lake.

    Prescott Arizona

    Willow Lake

    Willow Lake is located near Watson Lake and is an ideal place for canoeing, kayaking and bird watching, or just sit on the rocks of Granite Dells and enjoy views and refreshing air. Recreation includes boating, fishing, hiking and picnicking. Willow Lake has a water surface area of about 400 acres.

    Hours of Lake Use. Open daily between 7AM to 10PM from May through September and 7AM to dusk from October through April.

    Boating at Willow Lake. Only boats with electric motors are permitted along with canoes and kayaks. Presently, canoes and kayaks are not rented at the lake.

    Types of Fish. Willow Lake holds largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, bluegill and sunfish. State fishing licenses are required for anglers, 12 years old or younger.

    Hiking at Willow Lake. The hiking trail that skirts along Willow Lake's western shores connects to Watson Lake and the trails at Pioneer Park.

    Picnicking at Willow Lake. Day use facilities include restrooms, ramadas, picnic tables, fish cleaning stations, boat ramp, children's playground and several softball fields.

    Directions to Willow Lake. From the Courthouse Plaza in downtown Prescott AZ, drive north on Montezuma Street which will curve west and become Whipple Street. Then turn north in Willow Creek Road for about 4 mile to Willow Park.

    More Information.

    City of Prescott Parks & Lakes
    (928) 777-1122