Willow Beach Campground at Lake Mohave National Recreation Area sits near the eastern shore of the upper end of the lake, below the Hoover Dam. The small campground is located about half a mile inland along the 67-mile long, narrow lake made by a portion of the Colorado River that partially separates Southern Nevada and Northern Arizona. Where Willow Beach Campground is located on Lake Mohave, the Colorado River is still a river and not really a lake and is popular with boaters and anglers.

The campground offers 29 developed campsites for RV and tent camping, and 9 campsites for tent-only camping. Supplies are readily available at the nearby Willow Beach Marina. The RV-friendly campsites offer spacious paved spots for parking and full hookups next to the campsites while the tent campsites are all large walk-in campsites. All of the campsites include a fire ring, picnic table, and access to bathrooms. Camping in the summer is not recommended at Willow Beach Campground due to the high temperatures.

Willow Beach Campground Features

Campground Type: Organized
Number of Campsites: 38 Campsites – 29 RV Campsites
Cost:
  • $20/night tent campsites
  • $35/night RV campsites
Use Level: Low – Medium
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Showers: Yes
Trash/Dumpsters: Yes
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: Yes
RV/Trailer Length: Over 41 Feet depending on the campsite
RV/Trailer Amenities: Full Hookups available
Cell Phone Service: None
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground open year-round
Other: Laundry facility available

Getting There

Address:
Geo Coordinates: 35.873651, -114.651974
Nearest City/Town: Boulder City, Nevada
Elevation: 1000 Feet
Location: Mohave County, Arizona
Paved Road Access: Yes
Proximity to Stores: Willow Beach Marina located less than half a mile away
Directions: From Las Vegas:
Travel South on I-515 which merges onto US-93 South. Continue on US-93 South through Henderson to Boulder City. Once in Boulder City, turn left onto US-93 Truck Route (across the Hoover Dam). Drive South 14 miles on Highway 93. Turn right onto Willow Beach Road. Follow the signs and drive 4 miles down to the marina.

From Southern California:
Travel North on I-15 to Barstow, CA. Merge onto I-40 to Kingman, AZ. Take US-93 North and travel 56 miles. Turn left onto Willow Beach Road. Follow the signs and drive 4 miles down to the marina.

Connect

Phone: (702) 767-4747
Web: National Park Service
Reservations: Not Accepted – First-come, First-served

When To Go

Late Summer – Spring – Willow Beach Campground is popular in spring and early summer with Lake Mohave boaters. During Winter it is a destination for Snowbirds. During the mid-late summer temperatures can exceed 100 degrees daily.

Partly Cloudy
Saturday 07/21 20%
High 108° / Low 86°
Partly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun during the morning will give way to cloudy skies this afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 108F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Sunday 07/22 0%
High 112° / Low 90°
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 112F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Monday 07/23 0%
High 118° / Low 91°
Clear
Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 118F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Tuesday 07/24 0%
High 120° / Low 93°
Clear
A mainly sunny sky. High around 120F. WNW winds shifting to SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 07/25 0%
High 120° / Low 92°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High near 120F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Thursday 07/26 0%
High 116° / Low 90°
Clear
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 116F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.

What To Do

Boating – The most popular activity in the area is boating. Lake Mohave is directly accessible from the campground. Lake Mead is located several miles to the north of of Willow Beach.

Image Credits: Lake Mead NRA via Flickr

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