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Crossroads Off-Highway Vehicle Area
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Location
Crossroads OHV Area is on the California side of the Colorado River. From the AZ 95s, cross the river at Parker Dam and travel south on Parker Dam Road. From Parker, Arizona, cross the river to California and travel nine miles north on Parker Dam Road. The OHV area is located on the west side of the road. 9 miles northeast of Parker.

BLM Lake Havasu Field Office
2610 Sweetwater Avenue
Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86406
(928) 505-1200

Crossroads is in the Lake Havasu Field Office Area

Description
The Crossroads OHV Area is a 1500 acre "Open" area. Vehicle use in the area surrounding the OHV area is limited to designated routes. The staging area provides a paved parking lot, restroom, loading ramp and bulletin board. Riding opportunities in this OHV area include the sand washes, trails throughout the bajada.

These facilities were paid for and maintained with grant funds from California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation. Please support this program by maintaining current registration on your off-highway vehicle.
Best Season

Fall to Spring. It is advised that you contact BLM's Lake Havasu Field Office or the National Weather Service for current road conditions and weather forecasts.

NEARBY RECREATION SITES AND AREAS

• Empire Landing Campground
• Crossroads Campground
• Emerald Cove Resort
• Rock House Boat Ramp
• Windmill Resort
• Desert Rivera Resort
• River Land Resort
• Rio Del Colorado Resort
• Parker Dam Back Country Byway

General Location

 

Trails & Maps
Maps can be picked up at the following locations:

BLM Lake Havasu Field Office
2610 Sweetwater Avenue
Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86406
(928) 505-1200

EMERGENCY SERVICES
In case you encounter unexpected trouble:

Nearest Hospital: Parker Community Hospital
1200 Mohave Rd.
Parker, AZ 85344
(928) 669-9201

Nearest Law Enforcement: San Bernardino County Sheriff, 911
Nearest BLM Office:
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Day-Use Areas

The public can access the river at several day use areas.  Most are along the Parker Dam Road.  No fees for day use except where noted.

• Cable Car:  river access with parking - no facilities
• Quail Hollow:  river access, tree-shaded picnic areas, Back Country Byway site.
• Bullfrog:  river access, swimming beach, shaded picnic areas, pit toilet.  There is a $3 day use fee.
• Empire Landing:  river access, tree-shaded tent areas, outdoor shower, restrooms.  There is a $3 day use fee.
• Rock House Boat Ramp:  river access, boat launch facility, pit toilet.
• Bass Point:  river access - no facilities
• River View (AZ):  river access, picnic table, chemical toilet.

Public Camping
There are two public campgrounds on the Parker Strip where camping along the Colorado River is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  There is a 14-day stay limit at each campground.

Empire Landing Campground

Directions:  Located about seven miles south of the Parker Dam on the California side of the Colorado River.  Look for the BLM sign. 

Crossroads Campground
Located along the Colorado River, the campground has 12 undeveloped campsites with picnic tables.  Pit toilets are provided.  This less developed camping area has a $4 use fee, which includes overnight camping.  An on-site BLM volunteer campground host can help you if needed.

Directions:  Located about eight miles south of the Parker Dam on the California side of the Colorado River.  Look for the BLM sign.

Source: BLM Web Site



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