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Bill Williams River NWR, AZ

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Guide 5 Triplogs  1 Topic
Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Southwest > Parker
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Distance One Way 0 miles
Trailhead Elevation 491 feet
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Perennial Creek
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Lake Havasu 3-day Kayak Trip
3  2015-01-03 azbackpackr
10  2014-11-20 azbackpackr
11  2012-04-14 The_Eagle
3  2010-08-23 ssk44
Associated Areas
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Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge USFWS
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Preferred   Feb, Jan, Dec, Nov
Sun  7:41am - 5:54pm
1 Alternative
Nearby Area Water
Parker Dam
1.9 mi away
0.5 mi
10 ft
Rovey's Needle
2.3 mi away
4.4 mi
930 ft
Wedge Hill Trail
3.0 mi away
1.0 mi
100 ft
River Island State Park
3.2 mi away
Buckskin Mountain State Park
4.1 mi away
Lightning Bolt Trail
4.1 mi away
0.5 mi
120 ft
Whytes Trail
5.5 mi away
2.5 mi
190 ft
Cattail Cove State Park
5.6 mi away
Lizard Peak Trail
13.8 mi away
2.5 mi
650 ft
Crack in the Mountain Trail
13.9 mi away
4.8 mi
410 ft
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Flora Nearby

Likely In-Season!
Bill Williams River NWR is located 18 miles southeast of Lake Havasu City Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. February and January are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.

Overview: US Fish & Wildlife Service: The Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge offers a unique and special recreational opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts of all types. The refuge was established in 1941 and encompasses 6,105 acres of diverse Sonoran Desert and wetlands. Activities within the refuge consist of wildlife watching, off-trail hiking, canoeing/kayaking, fishing, and hunting. Primary park access points are refuge headquarters and Planet Ranch Road.

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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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Map Drive
FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

To hike
To get to Bill Williams River NWR from Lake Havasu City, follow Arizona Highway 95 south approximately 23 miles. Refuge headquarters are located between mileposts 160 and 161 and are open Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Call 1-520-667-4144 for more info.
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