PRESCOTT HIKING MAP

The Mile-High Trail System contains approximately 70+ miles of trails including Rails-to-Trails projects along the former Santa Fe Railroad, the Prescott Circle Trail System, and the Greenways Trails System. The Prescott Circle Trail is a 54 mile network of trails that encircles all of Prescott with varied elevation from 5,140′ to 6,690′. The Greenways Trails are … Read More…

WORLD’S OLDEST RODEO®

PRESCOTT FRONTIER DAYS®, INC by Tricia Lewis, Communications Professional In May of 1888, the town of Prescott began planning a 4th of July celebration it had held for the past four years. Festivities included a parade, band concerts and horse races. Even though organizers were successful, the town decided it wanted something else that would … Read More…

WILLOW LAKE

by Kelly Tolbert, Recreation Coordinator – City of Prescott As a Prescott local, you often hear discussions about how fortunate we are to live in such a respectively mild climate, with more days of sunshine than not. Many who have relocated to this area confirm it is this very quality that first attracted them. The … Read More…

TOM MIX: 1880-1940

Prescott Western Heritage Foundation Inc Tom Mix was born Thomas Hezakiah Mix in Mix Run, Pennsylvania in 1880. In 1906, he signed on with the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Show, and in 1910 with Circle D Ranch Wild West Show and Indian Congress, which led to his being hired in 1910 by the Selig Polyscope … Read More…

PRICELESS PROM

Students and nonprofit work together to provide free prom attire to youth by Mary Ellen Halvorson PhD Ed, Superintendent, Tri-City College Prep High School For the past four years, Thea Cline has been one of the forces behind Priceless Prom, an event that provides prom attire and accessories free of charge to students to attend … Read More…

PRESCOTT: THE PERFECT LAUNCH PAD

by Tori Ward, ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist Recently my husband turned to me while we were watching a cooking show and asked, “Where did we just have such good Indian food?” I don’t know whether he didn’t get enough sleep or is becoming travel-jaded. I looked at him and said, “India.” He slapped … Read More…

PRESCOTT INDIAN ART MARKET TO FEATURE DINÉ NAVAJO VIRGIL NEZ

Celebrating Two Decades by Fred Veil, Executive Director, Sharlot Hall Museum On the reservation in the ‘60s, a young Virgil Nez found himself herding sheep and studying the petroglyphs on nearby rocks. Soon, he was carving his own rock designs, then teaching himself to layer colors, and developing his sense of expression. Over time, he began … Read More…

PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS

Storytimes Lapsit Storytime, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. 20-25 minutes. Just for babies and their grownups! Bring your baby for some cozy, active time on your lap. We’ll have songs, rhymes, a book or two, and plenty of activities for both of you. The storytime is held in the Founders Suite and you are invited to … Read More…