Colorado River Nature Center, operated cooperatively by the Arizona Game and Fish Department, Bullhead City, and BLM, is a great place to escape the City, within the City. Solitude, boating, fishing, picnicking, and wildlife viewing opportunities abound within this 500 acre parcel providing access to the Colorado River and protected habitat for a wide variety of wildlife, including waterfowl, resident and migratory birds.
The Colorado River Nature Center is located at the southwest end of Bullhead City, Arizona, next to the Colorado River. The Arizona Game and Fish Department owns 140 acres adjoining 300 acres of BLM land in Section 10 located west of State Route 95. The nature center is bordered on the west side by the Colorado River, Fort Mohave tribal lands to the south, and private neighborhoods on the north and east sides.
Take Route 95 south out of Bullhead City about seven miles, then turn west on Richardo Avenue and after roughly ½ mile it leads directly into the Nature Center.
Fishing, bird watching, photography, hiking, boating, horseback riding, swimming.
Restroom, viewing areas, and interpretive natural displays are available.
Permits, Fees, Limitations
The Nature Center is free to the public and open daily from dawn to dusk. Fires, fireworks, alcohol, glass containers, littering, off road driving, and dogs off a leash are not allowed at the Nature Center. The Nature Center is also closed to hunting and firewood gathering.
Restrooms have accessible stalls.
Camping and Lodging
Overnight camping is not allowed at the Nature Center. Lodging is available at motels in Bullhead City.
Food and Supplies
Food and supplies are available in Bullhead City.
There are no medical facilities on site. Emergency services are available in Bullhead City. Dial 911 for emergencies.
Lake Havasu Field Office
2610 Sweetwater Avenue
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406-9071
Phone: (928) 505-1200
Fax: (928) 505-1208
Field Manager: Jason West
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F