|Facilities: Lynx Lake Recreation Area has 2 day-use sites (North Shore and South Shore) each with picnic tables, toilets, and drinking water available seasonally. There are two nearby campgrounds.|
Best Time To Visit: Lynx Lake Recreation Area is open all year. Picnic Day-Use: Dawn to Dusk. Hours vary by season. See posted hours at each site.The east side of Trail 111 and portions of Trail 94 are closed from December 1 to June 30 each year for nesting bald eagles. The bald eagle is a threatened species and is most likely to produce viable offspring if they are not disturbed by human activity. This closure includes portions of the trails on the dam.
Fees: A daily parking fee is charged at all developed day-use sites. Wednesdays are always free. No parking fees are charged on any Wednesday. No parking fees are charged for visitors arriving on foot or bicycle.
Accessibility: Areas are accessible.
Rules: The State of Arizona fishing license and trout stamp are required for anglers age 14 and over. Bag limits are 6 trout per day; 6 bass per day; and unlimited on crappie. The use of boat motors on properly licensed watercraft is limited to electrically powered models. Non-motorized, oar, paddle, or sail-powered boats are also permitted.Pets must be on-leash at all times.
Directions: Access is by paved road. To reach Lynx Lake Recreation Area from the city of Prescott, go east on Highway 69 for 4.9 miles to the Walker Road (Forest Road 197). Follow this road for 3 miles to the entrance sign. Turn left onto this access road to the recreation area.
Map: Click here for a map to Lynx Lake Recreation Area
Reservations: Reservations are not needed or accepted to enter Lynx Lake Recreation Area.