What to Do in Lake Havasu, Arizona

This is a serene area of natural beauty, where you can find hiking trails, mountain biking routes, and plenty of watersports activities to enjoy.

Lake Havasu City, on the eastern bank of the river in Arizona, is the main base for excursions out onto the reservoir and the surrounding nature reserves.


The state park is focused along the shoreline. It’s the perfect place to enjoy the sunshine and make the most of the many beaches along the lakefront.

Lake Havasu State Park

This iconic bridge spans the Colorado River and allows access to the large island in the middle of the lake, where you’ll find parks, restaurants, and beautiful vistas.

London Bridge

London Bridge Beach

There’s plenty of space to relax on the sand while you look out over the canal and enjoy fine views of Arizona’s most unique architectural project.

Lake Havasu Museum of History

Take a trip to the Lake Havasu Museum of History to learn more about the area’s intriguing past.

Havasu National Wildlife Refuge

You can learn and see firsthand the area’s natural history and biodiversity by visiting the beautiful Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, one of the best things to do in Lake Havasu.

The state park is wonderfully quiet compared to the city’s waterfront area. You’ll find boat ramps, hiking trails, secluded beaches, and plenty of wildlife.

Cattail Cove State Park

The refuge begins around 25 miles downstream of Lake Havasu, where the Colorado River splits into a smaller tributary called the Bill Williams River.

Bill Williams National Wildlife Refuge

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