Harbor is located on the Arizona side of the Colorado River. The
turn off is just 14 Miles south of Hoover
another 3.5 miles off Highway 93.
approximately 50 mile drive from Las Vegas makes Willow Beach a
less crowded spot to visit. However, do not take anything for
granted, it is very well known among local fishermen. As the
gateway to the Black Canyon, Willow Beach sees a lot of visitors
who come here to launch their boats or to rent boats. The Colorado
is very calm below the dam and the high canyon walls usually keep
out any winds. This makes Willow Beach a perfect place for
boating. Much of the time, the water is smooth and almost glassy.
It should be noted that there are strong currents in some places.
An interesting feature of the Colorado below Hoover Dam is the
cold water. Even in the height of the summer when the water
temperatures in Lake Mead are in the '70's, the river will be at
least 20 degrees colder. Because the river is fast moving it does
not get a chance to heat up and it stays at about 50 to 52 degrees
Fahrenheit all year long.
Willow Beach has a
convenience store, a launch ramp, boat rentals and marine fueling
facilities. It is recommended that when you visit Las Vegas, drive
out here, rent a boat and see Hoover Dam from the bottom. Now that
is different. Again, do not take anything for granted, if you want
to rent a boat, call the day before. Especially on weekends. We
recommend weekdays, because most likely you will have the place to
For boat rental
reservations and current rates, contact at phone # 520.767.4747.
Willow beach is
probably a beautiful place to go fishing!
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