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Parker Strip Recreation Area, AZ

Bureau of Land Management

Overview

Back country byways traverse scenic corridors that are off the beaten path. The Parker Dam Road "Thread of Life" highlights the scenic, natural, historic, and prehistoric values along an11 mile (18 km) road that travels along the California shore of the Colorado River. This area has attracted people, wildlife, and vegetation along a linear oasis, creating the Thread of Life. The byway provides an abundance of recreation activities including camping, swimming, boating, fishing, rock hounding, hiking, OHV play areas and wildlife viewing.

Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING
  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • CLIMBING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE
  • PICNICKING
  • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  • WATER SPORTS

Address:

2610 Sweetwater Ave.
Lake Havasu City,AZ,86406
Phone: (928)505-1200
Email: BLM_AZ_LHFOWeb@blm.gov

Directions:

The byway begins at Parker Dam and travels along the Parker Dam Road south to the boundary of the Colorado River Indian Reservation. Look for interpretive pullouts along the way.

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