Exploring Lake Havasu

  Lake Havasu City is a thriving community with economic and cultural expansion that has continued since its beginning.  Lake Havasu City wasn't even a thought when the U.S. Army Air Corps developed a small fishing camp and a place for GIs to enjoy some rest and recreation during World W... Read More
By Karley Glover/LHHS RiverScene  Located off London Bridge Road, the isolated sanctuary of Mesquite Bay is a tranquil area that offers a variety of ways to enjoy Lake Havasu’s natural beauty. Among several activities, the still waters of Mesquite Bay provide an ideal launch site for non-mo... Read More
The London Bridge Swap Meet Going Strong
The Swap Meet is back in town and going strong. Every Sunday from September until May, the London Bridge Plaza Association hosts the weekly Swap Meet in the parking lot between the Eagles Outpost, IHop and NAPA Auto Parts. Vendors of all varieties conglomerate to form a shopping experience for all a... Read More
Exploring Havasu: SARA Park BMX Raceway
The SARA Park BMX Raceway has undergone many maturations since it was built in the early 1990s. The most recent upgrades to the track happened two years ago when it was rebuilt from the ground up. The asphalt turns, however remained in place. The BMX track is approximately a quarter-mile long and... Read More
Getting Out There: The Outrigger Experience
The Lake Havasu Outrigger Canoe Club began when David and Liz Vidad took their love for water and brought this amazing watersport of outrigger canoeing to the desert lake town in 2005. Now, this nonprofit organization currently has 40 active members, of which 21 are part of the racing division. [... Read More
Exploring Havasu: Havasu 95 Speedway
Lake Havasu City’s SARA Park is home to Havasu 95 Speedway, one of only three paved oval racetracks in the entire state of Arizona, the other two being Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, and Tucson Speedway in Tucson. [caption id="attachment_19274" align="aligncenter" width="1021"] phot... Read More
Exploring Havasu: The Rodeo Grounds
Off State Route 95, nestled within the mountains and trails of SARA Park, lies the Lake Havasu Rodeo Grounds. The brainchild of long-time locals Dub and Dottie Campbell, it’s easy to find the grounds – simply turn off the highway onto Dub Campbell Parkway, and then turn onto Dottie Way. [capt... Read More
Today marks the first day of a very busy Fourth of July week on Lake Havasu, as well as on the streets and roadways in Lake Havasu City. Boaters and motorists are advised to bring a lot of patience while navigating around the city and at the main public boat launch ramps that get recreationists o... Read More
Exploring Havasu: Mohave County Library
By Karley Glover/LHHS Journalism Student: While many know of the local Mohave County Library, many don’t know of everything the establishment has to offer. Despite the stereotype of a library being a building stacked to the ceiling with books, the library offers many different amenities. ... Read More