Take Off Point
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This free handicapped fishing access is always open to the public. The area features a short paved walkway leading from the parking area to four separate fishing platforms in close proximity to Parker Dam. This recreation area provides boat access to Lake Havasu and the Lake Havasu Shoreline Camps.
Take Off Point is located 16 miles south of Lake Havasu City on the Arizona side of the Colorado River.
From Parker, Arizona, travel north on Highway 95 and look for signs that lead to Take Off Point, before you cross the dam.
Visitor Activities
Fishing, scenery, watchable wildlife, free handicapped accessible boat launch ramp, and free parking.
Special Features
Boat Launch, parking, shade structures, picnic areas, restroom, solar lighting.
Permits, Fees, Limitations
Permits are not required for the area. Year-round free parking is available. Boat trailer parking is limited to three days on the pavement near the launch ramp, and 10 days in the dirt parking areas away from the boat ramp.
Restroom has accessible stalls, accessible boat launch ramp, fishing platforms.
Camping and Lodging
Boat-in camping is available across the lake at the Bill Williams Campsites (part of the Lake Havasu Shoreline Camping sites). Private and Arizona State Parks campgrounds are nearby on Highway 95. Lodging is available in Parker, Arizona.
Food and Supplies
Food and supplies are available nearby in Parker, Arizona.
First Aid
There are no medical facilities on site. Emergency services are available in Parker, Arizona. Dial 911 for emergencies.
Additional Information
The shoreline and banks at Take Off Point are too rocky to accommodate swimming. Visitors can enjoy world class fishing at the accessible shoreline fishing pier and picnicking in the day use areas. A valid Arizona license is required for taking wildlife (including fish) in Arizona.

  Lake Havasu Field Office 
2610 Sweetwater Avenue
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406-9071
Phone: (928) 505-1200
Fax: (928) 505-1208
E-mail: LHFOWEB_AZ@blm.gov
Field Manager:  Kim Liebhauser
Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F