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Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area

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State Park

Situated on the shores of the Colorado River at Nevada’s southern tip, Big Bend of the Colorado River includes about two miles of sandy shoreline. Because the park is downstream from Davis Dam, the river is clear and cool year round. Popular activities are camping, picnicking, boating, fishing,…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly


9 Reviews of Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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T K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2021

Beach and regular campsite open

Visited today and seen the primitive camping area (no hookups) was currently closed. The regular campsites with full hookups was open. Maybe with weather, and less campers is the reason for closing the overflow/primitive side. Only 1 RV today and all the other sites open. Beach was crowded on…

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Month of VisitAugust
Suly&Fabian L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2021


Did not camp, only came for one day. But did take driving tour through the campsite. Only saw 3-4 RV’s. Maybe bc we came mid July at it was over 110 F! The river was cold but once in you acclimate. Did some snorkeling. Beautiful sandy spots. Just dont understand with all the space why some people…

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Month of VisitAugust
T K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2021

Large campsites and close to the river

Stayed here in March for 3 nights. This place was my first choice to stay, as I been here plenty of times before but never camped here. Its FCFS and the sites are usually full or nearly full. Mostly with the snowbirds during the winter months. The sites are fairly large and spaced out. They were…

Month of VisitApril


Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area is located in Nevada


The park is within the Laughlin town limits, one mile south of Casino Drive on South Needles Highway.


34.76605556920265 N
114.77418947339142 W

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