Lake Havasu State Park

The Lake | Thing to Do |The City | Where to Stay | Map/Weather/Nearby

 


The scenic shoreline of Lake Havasu State Park is an ideal place to enjoy beautiful beaches, nature trails, boat ramps, and convenient campsites. This spot is truly a watersport haven located near the famous London Bridge of Lake Havasu City.

The park offers 3 boat ramps, 47 campsites, a special events area (not available on holiday weekends), picnic area, and beach area. The Mohave Sunset Trail (1.5 miles) winds its way through the lowland desert and along the shoreline.

The Arroyo-Camino Interpretive Garden showcases the diverse life that exists within the park and this area of the desert. Birds, lizards, and desert cottontails are common sights.

Park Hours
Open 365 per year. Day use hours are from Sunrise to 10:00 p.m. Checkout time for campers is 2:00 p.m.


Note: Lake Havasu State Park reaches capacity most summer weekends and closes its gates after exceeding capacity on holiday weekends. Fees


Check with park for current fees.

Lake Havasu State Park
699 London Bridge Road
Lake Havasu, Arizona 86403
(928) 855-2784 phone
(928) 453-9358 fax

Lake Havasu Now Offers 24/7 Online Campground Reservations or Call Reservation Center! Reserve your spot (campground RV or tent site) from the comfort of your home, anytime of day. Make online reservations Site reservations for this park are also available by calling the Reservation Center at (520) 586-2283. You can call 7 days a week, from 8 am to 5 pm MST. There is a $5 non-refundable reservation fee per site.
Click Here for map of campground

Dump Station
Dump Station is available to registered campers. Non campers may use the Dump Station for a fee.

Showers
Showers are located in the campground for use by registered campers only. Open year-round.

Picnic Areas/Shelters
The picnic area is at the day-use beach. There are picnic tables, shade ramadas, grills, potable water and restrooms available.

Hiking Trails
Mohave Sunset Trail: 1.5 miles long. Rating: easy. This trail winds its way through the lowland desert and along the shoreline. Pedestrian traffic only. No Bicycles. Pets on leashes allowed.

Arroyo-Camino Interpretive Garden: This interpretive area showcases the diverse life that exists within the park and this area of the desert. Birds, lizard, and desert cottontails are common sights.

Fishing
Fish commonly caught in the lake are: smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, striped bass, various catfish and sunfish species. The park offers a fish cleaning station. A Weekend Bass Tournament takes place most weekends. The weigh in times vary but generally start around 3 pm.

A valid Arizona fishing license is required for anglers fourteen and older. Licensing information is available online at Arizona Game & Fish, or purchase a fishing license at a local dealer.

Swimming
The park has a large swim area at the day-use beach. No lifeguard on duty. Swimming is at your own risk.

Boat Ramp
There are 2 boat ramps, located in lot 2. There is also a Personal Watercraft (PWC) ramp, located in lot 1. Due to fluctuating water levels, check with a ranger about ramp conditions.

Non-Motorized Watercraft
Non-motorized watercraft may launch at any boat ramp.

Wildlife Viewing
Commonly seen birds: Gambrel's quail, roadrunner, great blue heron, redtail hawk, American kestrel, killdeer, great horned owl, hummingbirds, turkey vultures. Commonly seen mammals: coyote, bobcat, desert cottontail, kangaroo rats, ground squirrels.

Best places to view: Interpretive Garden & the Mohave-Sunset Trail.

Park Rules
• Registered Campers only in designated sites.
• Littering is unlawful.
• Keep pets on a leash (maximum 6ft.) Water and shade must be provided.
• Fires must be attended at all times. No fires during high wind conditions.
• Obey all boating regulations.
• Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m..
• Prevent loud nuisance noises. No music after 10 pm.
• Drive only on paved roads.
• No glass containers on beaches/day-use areas.
• No wheeled vehicles allowed on trails.
• All state liquor laws are strictly enforced.
• Remember to designate a sober driver for your safety and the safety of others.

EXPLORE THE COLORADO RIVER - INDEX
Colorado
Basin
Colorado River Glen Canyon
Dam
Hoover
Dam
Davis
Dam
Parker
Dam

 

 
Related DesertUSA Pages

 

Share this page on Facebook:


DesertUSA Newsletter -- We send articles on hiking, camping and places to explore, as well as animals, wildflower reports, plant information and much more. Sign up below or read more about the DesertUSA newsletter here. (It's Free.)

The Desert Environment
The North American Deserts
Desert Geological Terms

SEARCH THIS SITE

FREE DESERTUSA NEWSLETTER

Enter E-Mail address:




Towels


Geodes

nimble for dogs

Get the Best Hotel and Motel Rates

Hot temperatures in the desert Are you interested in the temperatures in the desert?

Click here to see current desert temperatures!



 
   
 
   

Home  | About | Contact Us | Feedback | Privacy | Site Outline | Advertising on DesertUSA | Aquis Towels | Hotels | Polo Club News

Copyright © 1996-2017 DesertUSA.com and Digital West Media, Inc. - -