Willow_Lake_Kayaking_Kerrick_JamesPrescott is well-known for its outdoor activity.  Located 90 miles north of Phoenix and the Valley of the Sun, Prescott sits at an elevation of 5,300 feet and within the largest Ponderosa pine forest in the U.S. As a result, Prescott enjoys four mild seasons and 277 sunny days on average each year.  That’s more than 70 sunny days above the U.S. average (205). Prescott is typically 15 to 18 degrees cooler daily than Phoenix. Prescott weather and seasonal information is available here.