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Buckskin Mountain State Park Travel Guide: 11 reviews and 42 photos
In 1967 the Arizona State Park Service opened a 1,677-acre park located along the Colorado River half way between the towns of Parker and Lake Havasu City. Buckskin Mountain State Park boasts some of the most spectacular scenery on the 18-mile stretch between Parker Dam and Headgate Dam. The park has mountains all along the river and looks across the Colorado to California. You can swim at the small beach, hike, boat, fish, and camp. There is a small Cactus Garden where you can learn about area plants and a learning center. The nearby towns of Parker and Lake Havasu City also offer a variety of entertainment attractions, restaurants and hotels.
Hiking trails include the Lightning Bolt Trail, Buckskin Trail, Mining Trail, and the Interruption Point Trail. (NOTE: Some places e.g. the sign on the trail call this Interruption Point and some like the flyer they hand out at the entrance to the park call it Interpretation Point). I'm confused.
The River Island State Park is a subcomponent of the Buckskin mountain State Park and is located one mile north of the main park. I will add full information about River Island State Park soon on my River Island Page.
- In a nutshell:One of most beautiful parks in Arizona
There are benches along most of the trails so you can rest or enjoy the views. more travel advice
The Mine Trail is a short, 1/2 mile trail, through some very rough terrain. It is a moderately tough trail leading to... more travel advice
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