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.
The park has one restroom/shower building located at NE side of the park. Handicap accessible.
Group: Day Use Areas
20’ X 20’ shade ramada. Minimum 12 people, maximum 65 people. 15 car and 3 boat-length parking spaces. Reservations available. Located across from Ranger Station at SW side of the park. Handicap accessible.
Group: Camping Sites
20’ X 20’ shade ramada. Minimum 12 people, maximum 65 people. 15 car and 3 boat-length parking spaces. One 20-amp outlet, lights, water, fire ring. Located across from Ranger Station at SW side of the park. Reservations available. Handicap accessible.
Camping & RV Sites
37 total campsites. Eight beachfront campsites on grass overlooking Colorado River with 20-amp service, water. 24-foot limit. Tents allowed. 29 RV-deep campsites (up to 65 feet deep) with 50, 30, and 20-amp service, all with water. 10 back-in sites and 19 pull-throughs. Tents allowed.
Dump station located at SW side of park across from Ranger Station. No charge to registered campers. Fee required to unregistered vehicles.
One shower building with Hot & Cold water. Handicap accessible.
One 20’ X 20’ ramada with lights, 20-amp outlet, water.
Wedge Hill Trail is approximately ½ mile in length, medium difficulty, overlooking Colorado River. Scenic overlooks include Colorado River and Parker Dam. A per person trail-use fee for unregistered park visitors. Trailhead located east of launch ramp.
This park has fishing with Largemouth and smallmouth bass, catfish, bluegill, carp and striper being common.
A valid Arizona fishing license is required for anglers fourteen and older. Licensing information is available online at Arizona Game & Fish, or purchase a fishing license at a local dealer.
This park has swimming. No lifeguard on duty. Swimming is at your own risk.
Three lanes located in calm cove. Launch ramp parking has 20 boat-length deep spaces. Cove is a No Wake Zone. HAZARD: Island reef is located in center of cove. Hug cliffs to access Main River Channel. Observe all navigational aides (buoys).
Concession store located ½ mile south of park on Highway 95 rents boats.
Great birding & waterfowl opportunities; occasional bobcat, bighorn sheep, and coyote.