Lynx Lake

Lynx Lake

Lynx Lake, located just east of Prescott, is a serene 55-acre lake with several hiking trails.    Trail 311, Lynx Recreation,  is a level 2.3 mile walk through stands of ponderosa pine around the lake.  Golden Columbine were prolific around the southshore area.  We saw ducks, geese, and black-chinned hummingbirds.  There was a sign that indicated that there was an osprey nest, one of the most southernmost in North America.  After our hike, we stopped at the Lynx Lake Cafe where we discovered wonderful food with several German options.  Hummingbird feeders sit just outside each of the window seats.  We had six black-chinned hummingbirds feeding at one time.  The male has a black head.  The females were often territorial as if there wasn’t enough sugar water to go around.  A great outing!