On the Colorado River bordered by Arizona and Nevada and nestled amidst craggy desert peaks, it is one of the Southwest's premier locations for water recreation. The with spectacular views and contrasts between the sandy desert banks and the waters of the river are stunning.
Over 2 million visitors flock to the area each year to enjoy exploring, and photographing the quiet, jaw-dropping spectacular scenery amid the drama of a desert habitat.
There are also many hiking trails and campsites with hundreds of boat access only campsites along the scenic shores of Lake Havasu. Yes, you can find solitude in a pristine cove or on a lonely hidden hiking trail for bird watching and exploring Indian petroglyphs.
A 13-mile section of the Colorado known as Topock Gorge protects desert bighorn sheep, wild burros, bald eagles and peregrine falcons. On the sheer canyon walls, prehistoric Indians chiseled petroglyphs, estimated to be between 1,500 and 2,000 years old.
Fishing is great in deep water, fringed with coves and inlets, that provides ideal fishing conditions for black and striped bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish and trout. A fishing license from either Arizona or Nevada, to which a special-use stamp from the opposite state is attached, is required.
Home to the world-famous London Bridge you will also find golf, car shows and more. Snowbirds love the area and Lake Havasu is frequently referred to as the "Personal Watercraft Capital of the World."