Hiking The Thumb Butte

The 49th most popular hiking trail in Arizona.

Near Prescott, the Thumb Butte area has trails open to hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The high point of the trail network is 7000 feet with a view that overlooks Cooper Basin.

To reach the Thumb Butte area from downtown Prescott, travel west on Gurley Street, which becomes Thumb Butte Road. Continue on to Thumb Butte Picnic Area (3 miles from courthouse).

Overall, Thumb Butte is the 49th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in Arizona.

Thumb Butte Hiking Map

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Local Contact(s):  PNF (928) 445-7253; Prescott Tourism (800) 266-7534.

Recommended Book:  "Arizona Hiking Guide" from Robert Stieve

Best Season:  Apr. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Pleasant St. Inn (928) 445-4774

Luxury Loding:  Mt. Version Inn (928) 778-0886; Prescott Pines Inn (800) 541-5374.

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/prescott/

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Date Updated:  8/9/2016

ID:  19023

Thumb Butte Hiking Map

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