Tag Archives: Colorado River

Our RV Snowbird Tour – Lake Havasu

Day 27 As I mentioned in my previous article a quick stop at Quartzsite was enough, the largest flea market in the world was not much more than a ghost town. Early March is obviously too late to visit. The drive from our previous camp, Senators Wash Reservoir to Lake Havasu is less than five hours including the stop at Quartzsite. We should arrive early afternoon. Lake Havasu is also part of the Colorado River water system. Construction of the Parker Dam at the south end created this mecca Read more [...]

Our Fall RV Trip – Squaw Lake, S. Colorado River

Squaw Lake is located about 15 miles north of Yuma, Arizona on the California side of the Colorado River. It is part of an irrigation reservoir system for the Yuma valley. Yuma grows over 90% of lettuce consumed by the US. We arrived late afternoon, the sun was warm pushing the temperature to the upper 70’s. The area around Squaw lake allowed for nice views, although the dry camping spots were positioned side by side on pavement bordered by a concrete curb , if not for the lake it would Read more [...]