River Island State Park
Fire Restrictions Have Been Lifted at this Location
What does it mean when Stage I and Stage II fire restrictions are lifted? You may have campfires and charcoal. However, please make sure you have a shovel and plenty of water to extinguish fire.
Dec. 5: Directors Campout Series
Meet and Greet at 3:30 pm. Campfire Chat at 6 pm. Arizona State Parks Director Bryan Martyn will engage visitors, residents, campers, hikers, outdoor enthusiasts and other constituents in a conversation about State Parks. Come and share your views. Learn More & Follow Director Martyn on Social Media
Stay 7 Nights for Cost of 5!
From Oct. 1 until Dec. 31, 2013, pay for 5 consecutive nights of camping and stay 2 night free. Reduced weekly fee due at time of initial registration. Prior nights may not be applied toward reduced rates. Call (520) 586-2283 to reserve.
River Island Now Offers 24/7 Online Campground Reservations!
Reserve a campground RV or tent site from the comfort of your home, anytime of day. Make online reservations Site reservations for this park are also available by calling the Reservation Center at (520) 586-2283. You can call 7 days a week, from 8 am to 5 pm MST. There is a $5 non-refundable reservation fee per site.
River Island offers 37 campsites on the Colorado River. Select sites for tent camping are right on the river.
River Island State Park is ideal for tent campers and can provide a scenic respite, a desert escape, or a fun-filled water adventure. It offers 37 campsites, a ramada, sandy beach, cove, and boat launch area. The park has a trail for hiking and access to OHV back country roads. The River Island Market, located 1/4 mile outside the park, offers groceries, food deli, gas, clothing boutique and storage.
In the summer, the park unit is most popular for boating, fishing, jet skiing, swimming, and camping amidst a backdrop of beautiful mountains. In the winter, visitors appreciate the mild climate and enjoy camping and fishing. River Island State Park is a year-round destination for those looking to discover a variety of recreational and cultural resources.
Schedule subject to change. All outdoor programs are weather permitting.Programs are free with park admission, except Nature Hikes which have an additional $2 fee per person.
- Alamo Lake
- Buckskin Mountain
- Cattail Cove
- Lake Havasu
- River Island
- Yuma Quartermaster Depot
- Yuma Territorial Prison
- Dead Horse Ranch
- Fort Verde
- Red Rock
- Riordan Mansion
- Slide Rock
- Verde River Greenway
- Boyce Thompson Arboretum
- Fool Hollow Lake
- Lost Dutchman
- Lyman Lake
- Tonto Natural Bridge