With more than 300 days of sunshine a year — and a unique mix of waters, rugged mountains, and tons of fun — it’s hard to stay inside.
Everywhere you look, adventure seekers are hiking, biking, boating, fishing, golfing, offroading, shopping, dining and enjoying seasonal events.
Lake Havasu City by the numbers:
An outdoor adventure destination like no other.
Gnarly Mountain Biking — Clean air, clear skies, and plenty of open places make Lake Havasu City a mountain biking favorite. With mountainous terrains and numerous trails, the adventure seeker will be challenged. On the other hand, rolling-desert paths are great for those looking for a simple, recreational ride — Stunning views will accompany either type.
A Boater’s Dreamland — Known as Arizona’s “West Coast” and home of the famous London Bridge, Lake Havasu is one of America’s best boating lakes. Warm, clear waters, & 60 miles of lake and river waterways, make Lake Havasu the ultimate landing spot for fishermen, water recreationists, beach goers and swimmers alike. Unlike other lakes, Havasu remains at a near constant water elevation, providing boaters with ideal and safe conditions year-round.
A “Top-Rated Fishing Destination in the U.S.” — Lake Havasu is home to an abundance of largemouth bass, striped bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappies, and flathead catfish. It consistently ranks as a top bass fishing lake in the western United States. Shore, kayak,or boat anglers of all ages and abilities are invited to search Havasu waters for the next big catch. State records include a 6.4-ounce smallmouth bass, a 42-pound carp, and a 5-pound redear sunfish!
Watersports Haven — No doubt about it, Lake Havasu is a top destination for watersports. Come enjoy adventures aboard a kayak, waterski, wakeboard, wakesurf board, paddleboard and more. Scuba divers can explore numerous underwater dive sites with many fascinating attractions. There are plenty of watersports rentals, so come Play Like You Mean It® for the best outdoor adventures in Arizona.
Lakeside Golfing — Nothing can beat golfing in Lake Havasu City, where you’re surrounded by sun-painted rock formations and the shimmering waters of Lake Havasu and the Colorado River.
Endless Off-Roading —Lake Havasu City is one of the-most popular off-roading destinations in Arizona, with more than 20 different networks of off-road trails for the ultimate Arizona outdoor adventures. Explore sand dunes, canyons, and open desert — including the epic 750-mile Arizona Peace Trail.
Beach Bums Welcome — Lake Havasu and the nearby stretches of the Colorado River are known as Arizona’s “West Coast”, with the best beaches in the state. There’s a multitude of hidden, boat-in coves and beaches — along with lots of public beaches within walking distance to hotels. Many beaches have amenities such as barbecue grills, portable restrooms, and shaded picnic tables for all-day beach fun in the sun.
Wellbeing — The Lake Havasu City area is home to the newest-discovered vortexes in Arizona. Explore these easily-accessible meditation sites to see if they help you experience a new sense of wellbeing.
Year-round Events — Catch the thrills from the sidelines at the Annual IJSBA World Finals, Relics & Rods Run to the Sun, and Festival of Lights. Or get into the action at the Annual Chillin’-n-Swillin’ Beer Festival and Havasu Balloon Festival & Fair. Lake Havasu City hosts exciting, year-round events that embrace the sun, warm weather, and scenic landscape of Arizona’s premier outdoor adventure destination.
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