Saturday, April 29, 2017

Cattail Cove State Park, Arizona

November, 2016

On our way to Yuma: Stop Five.

We've camped at Lake Havasu State Park twice before and liked it. It's practically downtown, has sites close to the water, and is just a short kayak paddle from the London Bridge. But the weekend we arrived this time, a big RV/boat show was being held there.

So after Willow Beach Marina, we booked a few days at another Lake Havasu-area state park 20 miles south of town called Cattail Cove. Loved it. That's two stops in a row worth repeating.

Our camping spot was a short walk to the water. Jim did some kayaking, we both did some hiking, and the dogs took advantage of the only dedicated dog beach we've ever seen at a campground. 

The human beach at Cattail Cove.  Jim left his kayak here overnight after a paddle and took off again the next day.
Arlo and Maddie during one of many visits to Cattail Cove's dog beach.  Maddie's not much for playing fetch on land, but she's tenacious if the stick gets thrown in the water.
Jim and Arlo hiking at Cattail Cove.  Three more photos of that hike are below.

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