Needles KOA

See that lush oasis in the desert? It's no mirage, it's the Needles KOA.

See that lush oasis in the desert? It's no mirage, it's the Needles KOA. At the edge of the Mojave Desert, hand-laid rock walls grace this surprising spot bursting with vibrant bougainvillea, eucalyptus, mesquite and palm trees. Historic Needles is close to the casinos of Laughlin, Nevada, and the scenic ghost town of Oatman, Arizona. There's plenty of life at this KOA, where the clubhouse (with a stone fireplace) is a popular gathering spot for potlucks, bingo, card games and holiday parties. The campground store offers award-winning salsa and red-chile marmalade. Stop by the gift shop for Route 66 items. Pool: Open all year. Max pull thru: 80 feet. Your hosts: Bill & Carla Sandberg.

Please note: The rates listed do not include bed tax

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 90' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (Open Year-Round)
  • Propane ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

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Local Area

Historic Route 66

Ten drivable miles of Route 66 are within Needles' city limits. Along these 10 miles are landmarks including "El Garces," the Harvey House. Take a cruise on the "Main Street of America." Follow the "Historic Route 66" signs east or west, and immerse yourself in nostalgia.

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Needles Regional Museum

Open in the winter and summer from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday. There is a break in August for employee vacations.

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Needles Municipal Aquatics Center

Features water slide, pool and kiddy play area.

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Lake Havasu City and the London Bridge

Lake Havasu City, AZ, is just over 20 miles south of Needles and is a flourishing year-round community with shopping, restaurants, entertainment and parks, including a dog park located across the London Bridge.

London Bridge is nothing short of awesome. The bridge now enjoys British-themed surroundings including the English Village, Lake Havasu City's oldest shopping area. Activities include tours, guides, entertainment, and children's activities.

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