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Acker Park

Park/Lake Information

  • Summer Hours:
    (Memorial day-Labor day)
    5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Winter Hours:
    7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Free parking

Acker Park consists of approximately 80 acres of natural parkland near downtown Prescott with access from 421 S. Virginia St., Penn St./Eastwood, Autumn Breeze (in the Foothills subdivision) and S. Washington. The latter has limited parking and is best suited for walk-ins.

Acker Park is now the location for many geocaching sites for visitors to find.

  • 1-mile Loop Trail

  • Picnic Area

  • Restroom with full wrap mural depicting the history of the land, Mr. Acker and the nature to be found there

  • Additional Mosaic Art Walls

  • Amphitheater

In 1996, Friends of J.S. Acker Park adopted Acker Park and have been instrumental in partnering with The City of Prescott to provide funds, do improvements and maintenance.

What Am I Plant Guide for Acker Park

For further information or to volunteer at Acker Park please e-mail Charlene Craig at