Welcome to Lake Havasu, “Arizona’s Vacation Playground” where the skies are sunny, the crystal clear waters cool and the community welcoming, friendly and relaxed. Located on the Colorado River on the border of Arizona, Lake Havasu is a desert lake 45 miles long with 400 miles of shoreline to explore. The perfect destination for water and desert enthusiasts.
The beautiful desert landscape is adorned with abundant wildlife, canyons, cliffs and cactus trees. Explore the backcountry on a beautiful scenic byway through abandoned town sites, historic mines and wilderness areas. The Parker Dam Road “Thread of Life” highlights the scenic, natural and historic features of the area. Step back in time amidst the towering walls of the world-famous London Bridge, the original London Bridge that made its way to Lake Havasu in 1971 and explore the traditional English village of Tudor-style buildings and charming shops that has grown around the bridge.
A Recreational Paradise
A diverse landscape of rugged canyons, mountains, sand dunes and cool waters with amazing hidden coves makes Lake Havasu a recreational paradise. One of the best boating lakes in America, Lake Havasu is a premier destination for water-sports. Enjoy wakeboarding, jet-skiing, water-skiing or experience the beauty of the underwater scuba diving through sunken boats, vehicles, planes and a deserted underwater town from the 1800’s. A magical experience on Lake Havasu. The coves and inlets of this shoreline provide endless fishing opportunities, cruise the coves for your catch or head to the Bill Williams National Wildlife Refuge or Cattail Cove State Park for the perfect fishing day. The white sands of Lake Havasu’s beaches offer the perfect spot to relax with panoramic views of the lakes, mountains and the many lighthouses that can be seen from the shores.
It’s not only sparkling waters that draws visitors to Lake Havasu. Head into the mountainous desert terrain for hours of fun off-roading or exploring the many trails by bike or foot through red rock mountains and fields of spring wildflowers. The adventurous can rock-climb on Crab Claw Rock or take to the skies for a hot air balloon ride. With a choice of golf courses, you can tee off for a challenging game surrounded by sun painted rocks.
Lake Havasu has plenty to keep the entire family entertained. Hit the jackpot at one of the casinos with top notch gaming, race cars on the speedway or ride the bowl at the lake front skate park. There are tennis courts, an ice skating rink, an indoor bowling alley, archery and great shopping with unique waterfront stores and chain retail stores.
And as the sun sets in the distance behind the red rock mountains, enjoy a lakeside meal and live music under the spectacular stars that light up the desert night skies.
Welcome to Lake Havasu.