Where is Lake Havasu?
Lake Havasu is a large reservoir formed by Parker Dam on the Colorado River, on the border between California and Arizona.
What is the purpose of Lake Havasu?
Lake Havasu. Lake Havasu City sits on the lake’s eastern shore. The reservoir has an available capacity of 619,400 acre feet (764,000,000 m 3 ). The concrete arch dam was built by the United States Bureau of Reclamation between 1934 and 1938. The lake’s primary purpose is to store water for pumping into two aqueducts.
Is it safe to eat fish from Lake Havasu?
The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has developed a safe eating advisory for Lake Havasu based on levels of mercury found in fish caught from this water body. For the Havasu city, see Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
Where is Lake Havasu National Wildlife Refuge?
The Havasu National Wildlife Refuge is located at the upper end and upriver. Lake Havasu State Park is along the eastern shore in Arizona.
What is the weather like in Lake Havasu City?
In Lake Havasu City, the summers are hot, the winters are mild and the air is dry and mostly clear year round. During the year, the temperature typically ranges from 45°F to 110°F and is rarely below 37°F or above 116°F. From mid-May to early October, boating, fishing, watersports, swimming and other warm-weather activities are popular in the area.
How long does it take to get to Havasu Falls?
Located on the Havasupai Indian Reservation, just outside of Grand Canyon National Park, Havasu Falls is often confused with Lake Havasu. Both are beautiful water paradises, but it actually takes four to five hours just to get to the trailhead for Havasu Falls from Lake Havasu City.
How much does it cost to camp at Havasu Falls?
Havasu Falls Camping reservations for the year open on February 1. Call (928) 448-2121, or visit the Supai Campground website to make reservations. $50 entrance fee, plus 10% tax, per person to enter the Havasupai Reservation. $10 environmental fee, per person.
What is the Lake Havasu field office?
The Lake Havasu Field Office oversees nearly 1.3 million acres of public land. The area includes more than 140 miles of the lower Colorado River. The field office boundaries include portions of Arizona’s La Paz and Mohave counties, and California’s San Bernadino County.