|Facilities: Playa Day-Use Area provides 8 picnic tables, restrooms, and drinking water.|
Best Time To Visit: Playa Day-Use Area is open April 1 through May 14 from 6am to 8pm MST. May 15 through August 14 from 6am to 9pm MST. August 15 through September 30 from 6am to 8pm MST. October 1 through March 31 from 7am to 6pm MST.
Fees: A parking fee is charged. All Wednesdays are free parking days.
Accessibility: This area is not handicap accessible.
Rules: Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Discharging a weapon is prohibited at all times in Granite Basin Recreation Area.Electric motors, oars, paddle, or sail powered boats are permitted on Granite Basin Lake. An Arizona fishing license is required for anglers age 14 and over. Check local fishing regulations. Swimming is not permitted at any time in Granite Basin Lake.
Directions: To reach Playa Day-Use Area from the courthouse in downtown Prescott, take Montezuma Street north. Montezuma will become Whipple Street, and Whipple will become Iron Springs Road. Follow Iron Springs Road to Forest Road 374. Follow 374 to the day-use area.
Map: Click here for a map to Playa Day-Use Area
Reservations: Reservations are not needed or accepted for Playa Day-Use Area.