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BLM Announces Paving And Maintenance Of Local Boat Launch/Parking Area

Access To Rock House Recreation Area Will Be Temporarily Restricted

For Immediate Release - July 10, 2018

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. - The Rock House Recreation Area, visitor center and boat launch, managed by The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Lake Havasu Field Office will not be available for public use from July 23 to August 1, 2018, in order to ensure safety during maintenance and repaving.

This parking lot repair will enhance the recreational experiences at the site and improve facilities. During the construction, parking, boat launching or use of the facilities will not be available.

There are other nearby boat launches on the Lower Colorado River available to the public for a fee at Buckskin Mountain State Park and River Island State Park, in addition to other resorts along the river.

The Rock House Recreation Area is located approximately 13 miles east of Parker, Arizona on Parker Dam Road along the Lower Colorado River in the Parker Strip Recreation Area.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of your public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America's public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. Diverse activities authorized on these lands generated $75 billion in sales of goods and services throughout the American economy in fiscal year 2016 - more than any other agency in the Department of the Interior. These activities supported more than 372,000 jobs.

Valerie Gohlke

Public Affairs

Bureau of Land Management

Colorado River District

928-505-1248 (office)

928-412-6159 (cell)


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