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Prison Hill Recreation Area


Description:  2,500-Acre natural recreation area.  The northern end provides trails for non-motorized use (pedestrians, bicyclists, and equestrians).  The southern end provides trails for motorized use.

Motorized Access Area:  Southern end of Prison Hill off of Golden Eagle Lane. Trail Map

Non-Motorized Access Area:  Parking is available at Silver Saddle Ranch, the east end of Koontz Lane, and the east end of Clearview Drive. Trail Map

                                        Entrance sign
                                                           Access at Koontz Lane

                non-motorized trailsmotorized trails
                                     Northern End                                  Southern End

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      For additional information, please visit the BLM web site:

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)