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.
Tuesday 05/23 0%
High 109° / Low 77°
Abundant sunshine. High 109F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 05/24 0%
High 110° / Low 75°
Sunny skies. High near 110F. SSW winds at 5 to 10 mph, increasing to 15 to 25 mph.
Thursday 05/25 0%
High 102° / Low 68°
Sunny skies with gusty winds developing later in the day. High 102F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
Friday 05/26 0%
High 94° / Low 68°
Mainly sunny. High 94F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Saturday 05/27 0%
High 97° / Low 71°
Sunny skies. High 97F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 05/28 0%
High 103° / Low 76°
Sunny. High 103F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 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.