Rock House Recreation Area

Rock House Recreation Area is situated along the California-side of the lower Colorado River within the Parker Strip Recreation Area. This site provides river access, a boat launch, shaded benches, a visitor center, and restrooms. Visitors enjoy this river front site year-round. This area is best for boat launching and river access on the lower Colorado River. An on-site winter BLM volunteer site host can help visitors with any questions or concerns.


From Lake Havasu City, this day use area is about 45 minutes south of town. Visitors will need to drive over the Parker Dam onto the California side of the Colorado River. (Note: Oversized vehicles and vehicles towing trailers are not permitted to cross the dam.) Located about 8 miles south of the Parker Dam on the California side of the Colorado River turn left at the BLM sign.

From Parker, drive north across the bridge over the Colorado River and turn right. Rock House Recreation Area will be 14 miles ahead on your right.

GPS Coordinates

Latitude 34° 13′ 11.4528″ N

Longitude 114° 12′ 31.9320″ W

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