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BLM Oxbow Campground

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About This Campground

Bureau of Land Management

Oxbow Recreation and Wildlife Area provides RV and tent camping sites, a boat launch, and a day use area on old river channel (oxbow) of the Colorado River. The site is heavily used on summer and holiday weekends, and is popular with winter visitors.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Group
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


4 Reviews of BLM Oxbow Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Greg B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2022

This was a GREAT SPOT!!

This marker is closest to the Camp Host, Attila, who greeted me upon arrival. There are several ’areas’ available. Right on the Colorado River, technically this lil part of land is AZ. Beautiful camp, clean. Clean pit toilets right there. Gorgeous sunset & sunrise.

Siteright next to Camp Host
Month of VisitMarch
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2021

Secluded sites by Oxbow Lake

Most of the sites are grouped together near the Colorado River but there are a few nice sites right on Oxbow Lake. We got the best one at the south end. No neighbors except nearby farmers plowing their fields all night long, some noise but not enough to bother us. We really enjoyed kayaking on…

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SiteS end of Oxbow Lake
Month of VisitDecember
Miles K.
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2021

Weekend Getaway Boondocking

I met up with an old Marine buddy of mine and my 15 year old son for some camping, fishing and offroading with my friends Polaris Razr. There is a nice boat dock that is well used. NOTE: The walking dock to get into your boat is not setup and is not functional. Fishing spots are around the…

SiteSites aren't numbered.
Month of VisitMay


BLM Oxbow Campground is located in Arizona


The site is located approximately 23 miles south of Blythe, CA and 68 miles northwest of Yuma, AZ. From I-10: Exit at Neighbours Blvd. /CA-78 in Blythe, California, heading south on Highway 78. From I-8: Exit north on Ogilby Rd. Turn right on Highway 78 heading north. The site is approximately 3 miles south of Palo Verde, California, at Colorado River mile 100. Turn east onto the gravel road at sign marked "Colorado River." Oxbow is ? mile east of Highway 78.


33.38769823 N
114.71199827 W

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