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20 Attractions to Explore Near Davis Dam

Davis Dam
Davis DamDavis Dam, AZ 86429, USA

Davis Dam spans the Colorado River in Pyramid Canyon 67 miles downstream from Hoover Dam and 88 miles upstream from Parker Dam.The earth fill dam begins on the Nevada side, but it does not extend to the Arizona side on the east. Instead, there is an inlet formed by earth and concrete, that includes the spillway. The hydroelectric power plant is beside the inlet.

Nearby Attractions

Katherine Landing
Katherine Landing2.38 KMs away from Davis Dam

Katherine Landing is a full-service marina featuring a full hook-up RV park, campground, boat and equipment rentals, boat slips, launch ramp, picnic area, marina, dry storage, café, general store and other resort amenities. Boat rentals range from personal watercraft to 16-foot fishing boats, 20-foot runabouts for waterskiing and exploring, and 28-foot patio boats that hold up to 10 people.

Mount Nutt Wilderness
Mount Nutt Wilderness23.05 KMs away from Davis Dam

Mount Nutt Wilderness is home to more than 100 desert bighorn sheep and burro. The desert is also home to several species of lizards, birds, and small mammals. This desert wilderness sits among a maze of desert canyons and steep mesas, surrounded by volcanic plugs.

Sitgreaves Pass
Sitgreaves Pass25.38 KMs away from Davis Dam

Sitgreaves Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.096m above the sea level. It is also known as the Oatman Highway. The road is pretty narrow, very curvy, with lots of blind hairpin turns and with no shoulders. It’s a fabulous drive if you are not scared of heights or of tumbling down a mountain side.

Boundary Cone
Boundary Cone27.58 KMs away from Davis Dam

Boundary Cone is a geologic promontory located in the western foothills of the Black Mountains in Mohave County, Arizona. The peak is to the east of the Mohave Valley, northeast of Needles, California, and southeast of Bullhead City. The peak is about 4 miles southwest of the mountain community of Oatman and 12 miles east of the Colorado River.

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Lake Mead National Recreation Area28.92 KMs away from Davis Dam

Lake Mead National Recreation Area is a U.S. national recreation area in southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona. Lake Mead NRA follows the Colorado River corridor from the westernmost boundary of Grand Canyon National Park to just north of the cities of Laughlin, Nevada and Bullhead City, Arizona. It includes all of the eponymous Lake Mead as well as the smaller Lake Mohave – reservoirs on the river created by Hoover Dam and Davis Dam.

Black Mountains
Black Mountains30.67 KMs away from Davis Dam

The Black Mountains of northwest Arizona are an extensive, mostly linear, north-south trending 75 miles (121 km) long mountain range. It forms the north-south border of southwest Mohave County as it borders the eastern shore of the south-flowing Colorado River from Hoover Dam.The mountain range is generally 10-15 mi wide, narrower in the north, and west of the Detrital Valley northeast.

Havasu National Wildlife Refuge
Havasu National Wildlife Refuge40.49 KMs away from Davis Dam

The National Wildlife Refuge System is a series of lands and waters owned and managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Wildlife conservation is at the heart of the refuge system. It is a birding hotspot with 318 bird species relying on the diverse habitat.

Warm Springs Wilderness
Warm Springs Wilderness41.72 KMs away from Davis Dam

The 112,400-acre Warm Springs Wilderness is located in Mohave County. It makes up the entirety of the Black Mesa and parts of the surrounding foothills, washes, alluvial fans, and valleys. The Black Mesa is the southernmost section of the Black Mountains of western Mohave County, in northwest Arizona. The region is in the east and southeast of the Mojave Desert of Arizona, southern Nevada, and California.

Cerbat Foothills. Recreation Area
Cerbat Foothills. Recreation Area42.91 KMs away from Davis Dam

The 11,300 acre Cerbat Foothills Recreation Area is a mixture of federal, state, county, city, and private lands. This Area includes 37+ miles of trails with several trailheads. Trails are for hiking, equestrian and mountain biking.

Monolith Garden Trail
Monolith Garden Trail44.59 KMs away from Davis Dam

The Monolith Garden Trail is open to hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and trail runners. This series of loop trails about 9 miles/14.4km in length, meanders through Mohave Desert vegetation and interesting volcanic rock formations.

Mohave Museum of History and Arts
Mohave Museum of History and Arts46.01 KMs away from Davis Dam

A majestic museum dedicated to the purposes of preserving the heritage of Northwestern Arizona and of presenting that history to the public. The Museum and Library house a collection of artifacts, photographs, oral histories, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, and publications that document the history of Mohave County, Arizona. It was founded in 1961 by the Mohave Historical Society.

Metcalfe Park
Metcalfe Park46.07 KMs away from Davis Dam

Metcalfe Park is a small park bearing the namesake of the surrounding neighborhood of Metcalfe, Omaha, Nebraska, located at 1700 Country Club Avenue. The park includes the Hollis and Helen Baright Playground. A long sloping green is popular with kids, dogs and adults for soccer, lacrosse, catch and playing fetch, with “the pencil tree” often playing the role of home base. Other features include a Little Free Library, a bike repair stand with tools and tire pump, three pet waste bag stations.

Locomotive Park
Locomotive Park46.21 KMs away from Davis Dam

An iconic park located at 1st and Andy Devine Avenue, in downtown Kingman. This park is home for AT&SF steam engine #3759, which visitors may climb aboard. AT&SF 3759 locomotive is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Arizona Route 66 Museum
Arizona Route 66 Museum46.25 KMs away from Davis Dam

The Arizona Route 66 Museum opened in Kingman, Arizona on September 29, 2001 during Andy Devine Days. The museum, located in the Powerhouse Visitor Center, formerly the Desert Power & Water Co. Electric Power Plant, depicts the historical evolution of travel along the 35th parallel that became Route 66.

White Cliffs Wagon Trail
White Cliffs Wagon Trail46.53 KMs away from Davis Dam

White Cliffs Wagon Trail is part of an old wagon route used in the late 1800s to bring ore from the Stockton Hill Mines to the railroad. The wagon tracks have been cut deep into the stone and there are depressions along both sides of the roadbed, which were used for stubbing posts and ropes to help get the heavy wagons up and down the grade.

Bonelli House
Bonelli House46.94 KMs away from Davis Dam

Bonelli House is at the corner of Fifth and Spring Streets in Kingman, Arizona. The house was built in 1915.eorge Bonelli built the house in 1915 with local Peach Springs Tuff stone from Metcalfe Quarry. The home is two stories, rectangular, and has a low hipped-roof with dormers. The veranda on three sides is supported by square wooden pillars.The property belongs to the City of Kingman and is operated as a historic house museum by the Mohave County Historical Society.

Mount Tipton
Mount Tipton50.87 KMs away from Davis Dam

The 30,760-acre Mount Tipton Wilderness is located in Mohave County, 25 miles north of Kingman, Arizona. This wilderness includes the entire northern half of the imposing Cerbat Mountains. Although Mount Tipton Peak, at 7,148 feet, dominates the wilderness, the true centerpiece and main scenic attraction here is the Cerbat Pinnacles. Located north of and below Mount Tipton, the Pinnacles, immense tusk-like rows of maroon-colored spires, stand majestically above open, tawny-colored valleys.

Mount Tipton Wilderness
Mount Tipton Wilderness50.95 KMs away from Davis Dam

The 30,760-acre Mount Tipton Wilderness is located in Mohave County, 25 miles north of Kingman, Arizona. The nearest access point to the wilderness is the Dolan Springs community located on the northwest flank of the Cerbat Mountains and directly west of the wilderness area. Five access routes are described for the wilderness.Besides hiking trails during seasonally good weather, attractions of the wilderness are wild mustang horses.

Castle Mountains National Monument
Castle Mountains National Monument52.03 KMs away from Davis Dam

Castle Mountains National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located in the eastern Mojave Desert and northeastern San Bernardino County, in the state of California. The park protects 20,920 acres, located between the interstates I−15 and I−40, and northwest of the Colorado River. The national monument protects a section of the Castle Mountains, a range located in San Bernardino County and Clark County, Nevada.

Arizona State Route 66
Arizona State Route 6653.82 KMs away from Davis Dam

A surface road in the U.S. state of Arizona in Mohave and Coconino Counties. In 1914, the road was designated "National Old Trails Highway" but in 1926 was re-designated as U.S. Route 66. In 1985, U.S. Route 66 was dropped from the highway system. Parts of the highway were either absorbed into I-40, turned over to the state , or turned over to Yavapai County.