10 Fun Things to Do in Lake Havasu City
1. Lake Havasu
Bring your own boat or rent one! Pontoon, speed boat, fishing boat, floating cabanas, whatever your pleasure, you’ll be sure to have a blast on Lake Havasu. Enjoy water sports such as jet skiing, water skiing, wake boarding, canoeing, kayaking, and sailing.
There are 25 lighthouses around Lake Havasu that represent famous lighthouses from across the country. These lighthouses help boaters navigate the lake. When out on the lake, see how many you can spot. Lake Havasu City has more lighthouses than any other city in the country. The replicas are functioning and built to the specifications of famous lighthouses on the east and west coasts, as well as the Great Lakes.
3. London Bridge
London Bridge was originally built in the 1830s to span the River Thames in London, England. It was dismantled in 1967 and relocated to Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The London Bridge was completed in Lake Havasu in 1971, along with a canal. The bridge now links an island in the Colorado River with the main part of Lake Havasu City. The London Bridge is one of Lake Havasu City’s main attractions.
4. London Bridge Beach
London Bridge Beach is located just over the bridge. The London Bridge Beach Park runs along the Bridgewater Channel. There are picnic areas with barbeques, covered playgrounds, ab buoyed swim area, walking paths, large grassy areas, restrooms, sand volleyball court, basketball court, and an enclosed dog park.
5. Rotary Park
Rotary Park is located on the shores of Thompson Bay on Lake Havasu. Rotary Park offers picnic areas, barbeques, playgrounds, beach volleyball courts, a skate park, bocce ball courts, beachside fire pits, buoyed swim area, restrooms, walking paths, beach and grassy areas.
6. Lake Havasu State Park
Lake Havasu State Park is a great place to enjoy the lake’s beaches, nature trails, boat ramps, and campsites. Lake Havasu State Park offers three boat ramps, forty-seven campsites, a picnic area, and a beach area. The Mohave Sunset Trail is 1.75 miles and runs through the lowland desert and along the shoreline.
7. SARA Park
SARA Park (Special Activities and Recreation Area) is a regional park. SARA Park is a 1,100-acre area and offers baseball fields, picnic areas, a covered playground, restrooms, a motor speedway, hiking trails, rodeo grounds, a dog park, a motocross course, a BMX track, a r/c vehicle track, an area to fly model airplanes, and a shooting range.
8. Walking, Jogging, Biking, and Hiking
Pictured above is a portion of the Lake Havasu Island Trail. This is a 3.6 mile loop that runs along the inside of the island. There are also great hiking trails such as Crack in the Wall Trail which is a 5-mile scenic trail accessible from the Parkway within SARA Park. This hike passes through one of the most famous slot canyons on the Lower Colorado and navigates you through various desert landscapes and takes you to the unique formation known as Balance Rock.
9. Havasu Landing Resort & Casino
Take a ferry ride across Lake Havasu to the California side and visit Havasu Landing Resort & Casino. Here they have a campground, vacation rentals, a marina, and a casino.
10. Grace Arts LIVE
Grace Arts Live is a performing arts theatre located on main street. Grace Arts Live offers large and intimate theatre productions, concerts, youth productions, and workshops. Please check their website for upcoming shows and information.