Cliff Diving in Lake Havasu, Lake Havasu City, California USA

Cliffs height:
15-150 ft/4.57-45.72 m
Lake Havasu is situated behind Parker Dam on the Colorado River, just on the border that joins California with Arizona.

The 45 mi (72.42 km) long lake’s capacity is 648000 ac/2622 km² on a very low desert elevation of 482 ft (146.91 m). The concrete dam that makes a glorious arch was built between 1934 and 1938 by the United States Bureau of Reclamation.

There are two aqueducts that need to be filled with water and that is exactly the lake’s primary purpose. Except from that purpose the lake is also available for fun and especially cliff diving.

Cliff Diving is a really dangerous sport from which some people lost their lives and others suffered from injuries that followed them for the rest of their lives. You should never jump on forbidden locations and always take precautions before any jump.

At Lake the most popular place for cliff jumping is ‘The Suicide’ at the Crystal Cliffs. The cliff’s height ranges from 15 to 150 ft (4.57-45.72 m). In order to access the area, you will need an off – road vehicle or a boat. The water is deep enough for you to dive, but you should still be extremely careful.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Palm Springs
197 miles/317.04 km, 3 hours 34 minutes
Follow I-10E. Take the exit 192 to Desert Center Rice Rd/CA-177. Turn left on CA-177 N/Desert Center Rice Rd. Continue to CA-62 E. Turn right on CA-62 E/Aqueduct Rd. Continue to Arizona 95 Truck S. Turn left on AZ-95 N/W Riverside Dr. Turn right on Swanson Ave. On the first street turn left to S Lake Havasu Ave. Turn left on N McCulloch Blvd. Turn right on Beachcomber Blvd.
Lake Havasu City Airport (AR),
8.5 miles/13.68 km

Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.

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