Lake Havasu State Park Sunset

A storm on Christmas Eve at sunset that whipped through the park

We have visited this state park a number of times before one time being during Thanksgiving and the early weeks of December which was just in time for the Christmas Boat Parade. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here so we thought this year we would stay for Christmas and New Years and enjoy not only the local hiking but the local Christmas cheer.

 

Campground: Lake Havasu State Park
Location: Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Site: 40, 8, 36 (back-in and waterfront)
Cost: $40
Services: Water/Electric (50AMP)
Comments: A lovely waterfront site, quiet at night, and fantastic views. The State Park is within a short walking distance of London Bridge and English Village along with restaurants and the great 3.5 mile walking/biking path on the island.  We stayed a two weeks (the maximum) at site 40 and then moved to site 8 for a few nights and on to site 36. Site 8 was our favorite site.

 

Some pictures of a few other sites.

 

The first week or so we had quite a few storms with a bit of rain, just enough to make the trails muddy. So, no hiking for us for a week. BUT it was Christmas week so that meant we had lots of other festivities to partake in and Christmas movies to watch and lots of Christmas food to eat.

Lake Havasu State Park - Site 40

It’s Christmas!

The State Park has a 1.5 mile Sunset Trail which parallels the lake and has an overlook point and a cactus garden to meander through. It is a lovely state park yet right in town with easy access to amenities. The noise level in the surrounding area is much lower in the winter due to less activity with boating and flying around the lake.

 

And like many places in the southwestern USA, there is always a beautiful sunrise and/or sunset to view.

 

Happy Holidays and wishing you the best for 2017!