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Buckskin Mountain State Park

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Phone
Phone:
928-667-3231
Address
5476 Highway 95
Parker, AZ 85344
Basics
Location:
12 miles north of Parker, Arizona on Hwy 95
Type:
State Parks
Elevation:
420 feet feet

Description

Buckskin Mountain State Park commands one of the finest views along the Parker strip, an 18-mile stretch between Parker Dam and Headgate Dam. Mountains line the river on both the Arizona and California sides, and the wildlife is as varied as the recreational opportunities along the river. This picturesque park provides scenic respite, mountain hikes, a desert escape and fun-filled water adventure.

The nearby River Island Unit, about one mile north, is ideal for tent campers. It offers a ramada with campfire ring, which may be reserved for group use (fee required) except on holiday weekends. A sandy beach, cove, and boat launch area are also located at the River Island Unit.

.In the summer, Buckskin and River Island are popular for boating, jet skiing, swimming and camping. In the winter, visitors appreciate the mild climate and enjoy camping, fishing and hiking in the park. Both areas are year-round destinations for those looking to discover a variety of recreational and cultural resources.

The Colorado River Indian Reservation is just east of Parker and archaeological sites are scattered up and down Arizona's "west coast." Parker Dam, the world's deepest dam, is located approximately five miles to the north on Highway 95. About 25 miles north is Lake Havasu City, home of the famous London Bridge.

Season:
Open year round
Amenities:
Campground
Showers
Picnic Area(s)
Basic Directions
Buckskin Mountain State Park is located on Arizona Highway 95, about 12 miles north of Parker.
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