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Cattail Cove State Park
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Cattail Cove State Park
Description - Within Cattail Cove State Park water recreation has become an art form and it is practiced by the devoted all year long. A unique feature of this exceptional park is that you can travel to 150 boat-access only campsites along the shore of Lake Havasu between Cattail Cove and Windsor Beach.

Park facilities include a campground, beach, boat launch ramp, docks, picnic tables, grills, trails, restrooms, and showers. Campsites are comprised of 40 units accessible by RV, plus 150 boat accessible units. Showers and restrooms are handicapped accessible.

Recreation - Recreational opportunities offered by the State Park include camping, hiking, rock hounding, picnicking, fishing, boating, and water skiing (a public boat launch ramp is available). The 45-mile long Lake Havasu creates a haven for all kinds of water sports.

Climate - The climate of Arizona varies greatly with elevation. The low elevations experience a desert climate. Cattail Cove has a low elevation of approximately 450 ft. During the summer months, expect very hot temperatures with afternoon thunderstorms possible especially in July and August. Daytime high temperatures can exceed 115 degrees. Winter brings moderate temperatures to the low elevations, with warm days and cool to cold nights. Winter is a good time to experience these normally snow free areas. Fall and spring are transitional periods and can also be nice times to visit these desert regions. Be prepared for cool temperatures at higher elevations and dress in layers for your travels in this state of varying climates.

Location - Cattail Cove State Park is located in western Arizona along the California border. Cattail Cove can be reached by traveling 15 miles south from Lake Havasu City on State Highway 95.

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Filed By: Arturo Gonzalez (Lynwood, CA)
Number of People Encountered: 25-50 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: toughest part? well, sewer system wasn't working, so no showers, toilets, dump station. But like always, is the best camp ever, freindly and helpfull rangers, so was the host, been to more sofisticated camping grounds but none like Cattail cove, i guess is the lake, friendly people, a turn down is the gasoline prices, so take your own.

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Contact Information:
Cattail Cove State Park, P.O. Box 1990 , Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86405, Phone: 520-855-1223, Fax: 520-855-1730

Additional Information:
Arizona State Parks - Arizona's State Parks feature lakes, reservoirs, caves, mountains, unique geologic formations and significant historic sites. From pine forests to spectacular deserts, the State Parks offer something for just about everyone.
Western Arizona - Downstream from the Grand Canyon, the Colorado River reaches Hoover Dam, where it forms Lake Mead. Western Arizona encompasses the area from Lake Mead, south past Yuma, to the Mexican border.

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