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Davis Camp - Mohave Co. Park

Davis Camp - Mohave Co. Park

Highway 68
Bullhead City, Arizona 86429
Phone: 928-754-7250

Explore Davis Camp

Whether you are looking for an action packed weekend on the river or seeking a place to relax in the warm breeze through the palm trees, Davis Camp gives you the vacation experience that you are seeking.

We offer vacation homes that are available for rent, spaces with full hookups for your trailer or RV and we have plenty of campsites along the beach for campers and tent spots. Our sanitary disposal (dump) station is provided for use by park guests. 

Eight shower buildings are located conveniently throughout the park and laundry facilities are available. Day use is permitted at our picnic areas, swim beaches and at our boat launch. We also have Jet Ski rentals through our concessionaire.

The park has a wide variety of visitors and uses which range from watercraft interests, camping, full time RV enthusiasts, and proximity to casino entertainment and as a base for several points of interest in the area. 

We welcome groups who wish to visit and have meeting facilities for group accommodations. It is our desire to provide you with the best service possible through our maintenance, office and law enforcement staff that live on the premises. The Mohave County Parks Department would like to thank you for your interest in Davis Camp and we look forward to seeing you soon at our park.

History of Davis Camp

Davis Camp was the former federal housing area for the government workers who built Davis Dam. It literally was Bullhead City back in the 1940's. 

In it's heyday, over 100 homes were located at Davis Camp along with a grocery store, gas station, post office, recreation center, swimming pool, two churches, and various service buildings, few of which currently exist.

Directly across the river from Davis Camp in Nevada was another community that housed the contractor's camp. The homes that remain at Davis Camp are much the way they were some 50 years ago.

In 1982, the Bureau of Reclamation declared the Davis Camp area surplus and in cooperation with the National Park Service, and the Arizona State Parks Board, Davis Camp was turned over to Mohave County for the purpose of developing it into a regional county park.

Prior to its support role for dam construction the area was used by steamboats to deliver supplies to the area.

One area of Davis Camp holds petroglyphs created by American Indians. This area may be viewed from an interpretive site, but is off limits for travel. Please respect this area and do not trespass.

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