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.
Thursday 03/22 10%
High 84° / Low 58°
Mainly cloudy. High 84F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Friday 03/23 0%
High 81° / Low 57°
A mainly sunny sky. High 81F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 03/24 0%
High 80° / Low 52°
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High around 80F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday 03/25 0%
High 72° / Low 50°
A mainly sunny sky. High 72F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 03/26 0%
High 70° / Low 51°
Sunny. High near 70F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday 03/27 0%
High 72° / Low 52°
Generally sunny. High 72F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 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.