Local Area Attractions Near Needles KOA Journey
Oatman Historic Arizona Western Ghost Town On Historic Route 66
Voted the number one tourist attraction in the Tri-State area. Oatman, AZ is 25 miles northeast on Route 66 and is a thriving western ghost town and gold mining camp. Residents take pride in keeping this town as authentic as possible. "How the West was Won" is only one of many famous movies filmed here. Oatman is open all year with reenacted gunfights, saloon girls, shops, restaurants and gold mine tours. See where Clark Gable and Carol Lombard spent their wedding night! Enjoy the friendly, wild burros.
The construction of Hoover Dam created Lake Mead, the world's deepest man-made lake. Just a few minutes away is Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the gateway to year-round recreation: fishing, boating, hiking, mountain biking, sight-seeing, and camping. Lake Mead provides a paddle wheel boat for cruises around the Lake and to Hoover Dam.
81 Hoover Dam Access Road
Boulder City, NV 89005
London Bridge Jet Boat Tours
Come join us and experience an enjoyable, scenic jet boat ride on the rugged Colorado River. Our boats are the largest, fastest and most comfortable jet boats in town. Sit back and relax while London Bridge Jet Boat Tours takes you on a fun filled day excursion.
Edgewater Casino Resort
2020 S. Casino Dr.
Laughlin, NV 89029
One great off-roading opportunity is the Mohave Road. Roughly 15 miles north off Needles Highway; this restored road is well marked. Enjoy driving this ancient route, once a native trail then later a wagon trail. The desert offers many off-roading trails. Visit the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Needles Field Office for information and maps.
Mohave Valley Raceway
Racing is held from February through November and features IMCA modifieds and other stock car classes. Drive north about 5 miles on Hwy 95, then east on Laguna Rd. 1.5 miles, to 2750 Laguna Road. Phone 928-346-3000 or visit Mohave Valley Raceway online for more information.
2750 Laguna Road
Mohave Valley, AZ 86440