Description

As you can maybe tell by the name, Carrizo is a boat-in campsite. This means that the the space is not accessible by car or land vehicle (which is pretty awesome and causes for a cool environment), while the campground still possesses normal amenities like bathrooms. As you can assume, it is located right on the river. The campground has only two campsites, but they are very large and offer another great, secluded spot to camp.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
2 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Boat
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Mountain biking through desert terrain is always fun, and the option is especially great at Picacho SRA. With level track beds ...Read more

Boating

As the park is mainly based around the 8 mile stretch of the Lower Colorado River, it makes sense that boating is a popular act...Read more

Fishing

With fishing available on a year-round basis, Picacho draws a lot of its visitors with great angling opportunities. Come and te...Read more

Hiking

Hikes along the Picacho SRA offer visitors the surreal experience of trekking through magnificent desert terrain. With hikes th...Read more

Paddling

Floating on a kayak or canoe down the Colorado River is truly an incomparable experience that Picacho offers to its visitors. S...Read more

Wildlife watching

You’re probably thinking something along the lines of "but it’s a desert, literally a space known for lack of interesting wildl...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Carrizo Boat-in Campground.

Desert
River, stream, or...
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Park
Picacho State Recreation Area
State
California
Country
United States
Phone Number
(760) 996-2963
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
33.038° N, 114.673° W
$20/night
Boat In: 2 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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