Havasu Sand Dunes, Parker Strip, Colorado River, Lake Havasu, Big Bend
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This area boasts 1200 acres of open area with a variety of desert trails, powerline roads, and some isolated sand dunes. The dunes offer some nice views of the river but you cannot ride all the way to the water. There is no camping, and no day use amenities such as picnic tables or shade. Lodging can be found at the RV resort directly accross the road, which also has a small market, boat ramp and some nice waterfront camping. Reservations are recommended for all resorts and campgrounds in the area. OHV Area Map...Directions...Nearby OHV Areas...
From: Phoenix, AZ
1) Take I-10 west about 125 miles to Quartsite
2) Take AZ 95 north (Exit 19), continue 35 miles north to city of Parker
3) From downtown Parker, cross the river to the west bank, turn right and head north on Parker Dam Road
4) Continue 11 miles to entrance on the left.
Note: You may also access this area from the north, from Lake Havasu City, but you must cross Parker Dam, which is closed to RV's and trailers.
TYPE OF AREA
large open area, ride anywhere, southeast dunes offer views of the river, clean facilities
no camping, no day use ammenities such as picnic tables, no shade, hot in summer