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Big Bend of the Colorado

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Address: Laughlin, NV 89028
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+1 702-298-1859
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00

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Beautiful and Alot of water sports

Went to the state park at Big Bend and it was beautiful and very clean.. noticed alot of wave runners and speed boats.. very fun lively area of the river..

Reviewed 1 week ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the state park at Big Bend and it was beautiful and very clean.. noticed alot of wave runners and speed boats.. very fun lively area of the river..

Thank GARY C
Marina del Rey, California
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here. Many many times. Well kept property with a renovated boat launch. Friendly park rangers and work crew!

Thank EarthAngelLovey
Longmont, Colorado
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115 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed here the first week in January, escaping wind and rain in California. The campground is extremely well run. The sites are huge, clean, and equipped with all the necessary hookups. There are hiking trails within the park, and plenty of scrambling to be done on the other side of the road. The camp host was friendly and helpful.... More 

Thank Loup407
Bonsall, California
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great area for young and older. This is a kid friendly area. Less boat traffic and more beach area. Close to everything yet away from the fast pace. The water is warmer and the area is well maintained.

1 Thank Tamera1980
Longmont, Colorado
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We rolled in just after New Years. The campground was clean and very well maintained. The sites are large and afford some privacy between sites. Hookups are in great shape. There is very little traffic noise, and very little campground traffic, as the campsites are isolated from the flow of traffic from the day use area. The hiking trails are... More 

Thank Loup407
Bushnell, Florida
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403 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Really huge sites (both back-in and pull-through) are gravel but nice and level. (Handicapped spots are concrete.) Clean bathrooms. Full hookups. Large maze of sandy walking trails within the park and more rugged hikes in the hills to the west. There is a day use area right on the river with many picnic tables and shade structures; nice beach for... More 

Thank VespagirL55
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We camped for 4 nights. Full hookups. Near the river but you still need to drive. Very nice and helpful camp host. As expected it was a bit loud on Friday night. Beach was nice. Was very windy so only were able to go to the river one day. Flush toilets and pay showers. I think the shower was a... More 

Thank marsha616
Palmdale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Reasonable price to get in for a picnic or to launch your boat. picnic tables and shade right on the river. Beach is sandy. Not very much shade. good benefit is the river is now very busy this far down from laughlin.

Thank LA_Deputy
Huntington Beach
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is one of my favorite spots to launch my boat. Plenty of parking, nice but narrow launch ramp. Sandy beaches all around to park your boat. Usually not too crowded but weekends in the summer can get busy.

1 Thank tinykittin
Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We made the right choice! We stopped at a gas station; bought a noodle and entered the Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area on Needles Hwy in Laughlin. There's an entry fee per person, a place to change into your swimsuit. You can bring your lunch. The River was so nice and cool. We spent at least 3... More 

1 Thank NicoleQ64

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