Granite Creek runs through the City of Prescott, connecting the City’s northern reaches with the Downtown. Development on the west side of the creek is mostly elevated above the creek, development on the east side of the creek is generally at the same grade as the creek.

Formal access to the Granite Creek Trail within downtown is at Goodwin and Gurley Streets. Willis Street, provides informal , Willis Street, the downtown park and recently constructed Hilton Garden Inn and Aubrey Street offer informal access to the Granite Creek Trail.

While most development abutting the creek is mostly oriented towards the street face, some businesses have recognized the value of a creek side location and oriented towards it. When the creek is visible, it is mostly from areas identified for parking.

Development along Granite Creek is mostly oriented towards the street.
Formal access to the Granite Creek Trail
Downtown business oriented towards Granite Creek.

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Land Use

Land Use affects the types of developments, housing, and jobs that can occur and support the needs of the community. Learn More…


Ensuring that the types of jobs located in the Granite Creek Area can withstand market trends and changes to the economy are critical as space to develop becomes limited. Learn More…


As the Granite Creek Area develops and population grows, ensuring transportation capacity for all users and infrastructure needs are facilitated is important in providing mobility access. Learn More…


Prescott’s population continues to grow and evolve to support all types ages, income, and households. Learn More…