Craggy Wash Dispersed Camping Area is a free camping spot located in the desert on BLM land north of Lake Havasu City, east of the Colorado River and US Highway 95. The area where Craggy Wash is located in a rocky desert spot with little vegetation, that can be rough on tent-campers, but is popular with large RVs and tent campers alike. While Craggy Wash is an unofficial BLM campsites, there surprisingly is a campground host here that checks visitors in and advises them of the rules of the area. The area can be crowded with large RVs but is usually pretty quiet.
There are no amenities at Craggy Wash Dispersed Camping Area. Access to the camping area is via a sandy dirt road through a wash that is narrow at spots. The nearest store for supplies is located about 5 miles away.
Craggy Wash Dispersed Camping Area Features
|Number of Campsites:||Unlimited|
|Use Level:||Medium – High|
|RV/Trailer Length:||Not Defined – Large RVs OK|
|Cell Phone Service:||Yes|
|Operating Season:||Campground Open Year-round|
|Geo Coordinates:||34.593966, -114.359766|
|Nearest City/Town:||Lake Havasu City, Arizona|
|Location:||Mohave County, Arizona|
|Paved Road Access:||None|
|Proximity to Stores:||1.5 Miles to Lake Havasu City, Arizona|
Craggy Wash is located east of US 95 north of Lake Havasu City, Arizona near mile marker 190.
|Web:||BLM – Lake Havasu Arizona Field Office|
|Reservations:||Not Accepted – First-come / First-served|
When To Go
Fall – Early Summer & Fall – This area of the Mojave Desert gets very hot in the summer, and is the low season for the area.
Saturday 05/26 0%
High 90° / Low 66°
Clear. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.
Sunday 05/27 0%
High 95° / Low 71°
Sunny skies. High around 95F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday 05/28 0%
High 103° / Low 75°
Mainly sunny. High 103F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 05/29 0%
High 106° / Low 79°
Mainly sunny. High 106F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 05/30 0%
High 104° / Low 75°
Sunny. High 104F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday 05/31 0%
High 99° / Low 70°
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 99F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph.
What To Do
Hiking and Rock Climbing – There is open desert that is available for free range hiking to a number of peaks that are ideal for rock climbing.