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Spruce Mountain Picnic Site, AZ

US Forest Service

Note:  This site is located behind a gate which is locked when the fire tower is not staffed.  If you plan to drive to Spruce Mountain Picnic site, call ahead to make sure the gate is open:...[more]

Spruce Mountain Picnic Site

Directions

From Gurley and Mount Vernon (Senator Hwy) in Prescott, AZ: Mount Vernon (Senator Hwy) becomes Forest Road 52 when it enters the forest. Drive south from Prescott for approximately 5.5 miles to Forest Road 52A, which will be on your left. Turn left on FR 52A and travel for about 4 miles to the lookout tower and picnic area. (Note: Narrow, winding, steep road is accessible to passenger vehicles only during dry weather.)

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