Brochure and Map of Cattail Cove State Park (SP) in Arizona. Published by Arizona State Parks & Trails.
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Nearby Parks Hiking Trails Park Rules If you’re having a great time here, don’t forget to visit one of the other four nearby state parks! River Island State Park (14 miles) This park is ideal for tent campers and provides a scenic respite, a desert escape, or a fun-filled water adventure. It offers campsites, ramadas, a sandy beach, cove, and boat launch area. The park has a trail for hiking and access to offhighway vehicle back-country roads. (928) 667-3386 Buckskin Mountain State Park (15 miles) 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 a scenic respite and a fun-filled escape from the desert heat. (928) 667-3231 Lake Havasu State Park (17 miles) The scenic shoreline is an ideal place to enjoy beautiful beaches, nature trails, boat ramps, cabins, and convenient campsites. This spot is truly a watersport haven located near the famous London Bridge of Lake Havasu City. (928) 855-2784 Whytes Retreat Trail: This is a 1.5-mile hiking trail with an easy rating. The trail begins at the park and follows the shoreline, providing an excellent view of the lower portion of the Colorado River, the Whitsett Pumping Station, and Parker Dam. The shoreline portion of the trail ends at Whytes Retreat. The McKinney Loop portion of the trail returns to Cattail Cove through low desert hills and a shallow gorge with bluffs on both sides. To reach the trail, follow the entrance road to the boat launch ramp where the trail begins on the south side. Ted’s Trail: A 0.5-mile moderately difficult hiking trail. Wayne’s Way Trail: A looping trail with two loops, either 0.2 or 0.9 miles, rated moderate to difficult. Ripley’s Run Trail: A 1.6-mile trail that runs through State Trust Land and property managed by the Bureau of Land Management. General Rules • Do not litter! “Leave no trace” and pack out what you bring in, or use the trash receptacles provided in the park. • Drive your vehicle only on designated paved surfaces. Park only in designated parking areas. Do not park on the side of the road. • Stay on designated trails. Cutting trails degrades habitat and harms the landscape. • Do not use glass containers in the park. • All of our parks adhere to firearm and hunting regulations. Please familiarize yourself with this information. Fires • Keep fires in grills or designated state parks fire rings. Never leave fires unattended! • Do not gather firewood in the parks. Firewood is for sale in most park stores. • Fireworks are not permitted in state parks. • Be “fire smart” and check fire restrictions at azstateparks.com/fire-safety. Camping • Campsites are limited to up to six adults and up to 10 people total. • There are designated dump facilities at the park for your convenience. Swimming • There is a designated area for swimming. • Please obey all posted signs. Boating • Review boating regulations before heading out on the water. Pets • Keep your pets on a maximum six-foot leash at all times. Pets must be attended at all times. • Pick up after your pet. • For additional information related to pets, visit our website or ask park staff. The rules of this park are not limited to the rules listed above. Additional park rules may be found at azstateparks.com. CATTAIL COVE 09/20 Established 1957 Cattail Cove State Park 15 mi. S of Lake Havasu City, Hwy 95 Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405 Enjoy the beach, boat ramp, and campsites at Cattail Cove State Park. Whether you’re interested in swimming, fishing, lounging, or relaxing, you can get away and enjoy tranquility on the Colorado River. Lake Havasu was formed when the Colorado River was dammed near Parker. The 45-mile long lake creates a haven for all kinds of water sports. Fish, boat, sail into quiet coves, or water or jet ski out on the open lake. If you have your own boat, you can motor out to one of the 32 campsites along the water’s edge. Thank you for visiting! azstateparks.com/cattail-cove AZStateParks Catch the limit of bass, catfish, and crappie. A valid Arizona fishing license is required for anglers 10 years and older. We also offer a fish cleaning station at the park. Boat-In Camping Sites There are boat-in camping sites with picnic tables and access to pit toilets. All boat-in camping sites are first-come, first-served. You can also use boat camping sites for day use! Wildlife Viewing (928) 855-1223 | 1-877-MYPARKS Like/Follow/Watch us on: Fishing 1-877-MYPARKS | azstateparks.com Birds include loons, ducks, Gambel’s quail, hummingbirds, and vultures. You may also see rabbits, coyotes, bighorn sheep, raccoons, bobcats, and snakes. 70 0 600 _ ! To Lake Havasu City 15mi 24km 70 0 0 900 50 Red Rock 800 80 0 70 0 900 Trail Name ML RR SL TE WW WR McKinney Loop Ripley's Run Sandpoint Lookout Ted's Trail Wayne's Way Whyte's Retreat Length One Way mi km 0.8 1.3 1.5 2.4 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.8 1.0 1.7 0.6 1.0 u H 3! ! _ i _ ! Dino Bay Col Riv k ! 16 14 ! ¯ y ! 9 ! » ! k ! h ! i ! 5 ! O ! 3 ! 20 18 O ! ! p! ! _ » Be 5 ! ac h r ! 600 y ! i ! 0 0 900 Rattlesnake Cove _ ! 800 0 70 er _ ! Benson Bay 60 800 70 0 0 70 0 ! Ranger Station @ & Gift Shop h ! ! @ _ ! p ! r ! Amphitheater Boat Ramp Campground Dump Station Ranger Station Restroom Shower 9 ! SL _ ! ! 5 y ! r " ! Swimming Area Fish Cleaning Station ! Junction Gift Shop " Trailhead Main Campground ! WW i ! To Parker 24mi 39km "! 800 ML WW RR ! 70 0 To River Island S.P. 12mi 19km ! Parking Trail Picnic Area ML Park Boundary Point of Interest Bureau of Land Management 0.2 0.2 Kilometers 0.4 0.4 Miles Contour Interval 20 Feet Created by: ASPT GIS Team State Trust Land ! Wash Ramada 0.1 0.1 s MANAGEMENT Boat-In Campsites can be found near vault restrooms and ramadas north of the park's main boat ramp. p! ! _ OF LAND - Date:9/9/2020 TE 800 21 19 22 SL 17 24 2 1 12 23 15 26 3 10 25 13 28 Pet Area 8 27 11 30 4 6 29 9 32 5 7 34 31 33 y 70 0 52 54 51 55 49 50 56 47 48 Cactus 57 45 46 Garden 43 58 44 59 41 42 60 39 40 61 37 35 38 36 Park Entrance 3 ! _ ! do Do Not Enter Emergencies Only ¯ ! 500 l _ ! ora e 0 53 600 r l @! ! h 0 800 Burro Bay Main Campground 60 b 0 8 BUREAU A 00 80 Trail Code 500 80 ! _ _ ! ! _ 3 ! ! 3! _ _ ! 3! _ _! ! 3 Three Dunes! RR WR 70 0 !