Bill Williams River

Paddle through the desert at Bill Williams River. This natural, undirected, peaceful ribbon of cool water will take you on a trip through the beautiful Sonoran Desert near the Arizona-California border. Whether your strategy is active, or relaxed, this is the place for nature immersion.

History & Nature

Listen to a chorus from up to 355 species of birds, discover more than 30 reptiles, explore nearly 60 species of mammals, and find 40 species of butterflies fluttering about.

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Things to Do

Of course, there’s many ways to enjoy the river beyond kayak or canoe. You could also pick a spot, cast a line and reel in some bass, catfish, and bluegill. If you’re more interested in land-based adventure, you’ll find trails for hiking and a bounty of small game hunting from dove and quail to cottontail rabbit amid the riparian forest.

Hotels, Lodging & Camping

You’ll find plenty of lodging options located along the river.

Hours & Pricing

Visitor Center: 

  • Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
  • Saturday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For pricing, please visit the website.

For More Information

Bill Williams River
60911 Highway 95
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406
(928) 505-1200

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