Roadrunner Floating Dock Bar & Restaurant

Get unlimited options like breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even drinks with a perfect view of the brave soul’s water skiing and water lovers splashing around the river. 

Emerald Canyon Golf Course

You can find the “The Jewel of the Desert,” better known as Emerald Canyon Golf Course, near Parker. Carved out of the mountains and canyons overlooking the Colorado River, Emerald Canyon is a must-play for any true golf enthusiast.

Alamo State Park

According to locals, the Alamo State Park is the go to spot for fishers looking for the perfect catch. Give the park a visit and fish for bass, then rest and relax in the lively lake environment. 

River Island State Park

With stunning sunsets and night skies, this sandy beach cove is an excellent place to plan a camping trip. Visitors can also enjoy watersports and swimming on the river.

Cattail Cove State Park

This nearby state park offers a number of ways to enjoy the Colorado River. With plenty of space to enjoy boating, camping, fishing, or simply relaxing in the water. Be sure to add this 2,000 acre-park to your list of places to visit. 

Bill Williams Refuge

This serene protected ecosystem is a perfect place to experience an abundance of wildlife like endangered birds, bighorn sheep, and a number of unique aquatic species. Visitors are able to go boating, kayaking, hunting, and fishing.  

Tube Racing

On several celebrated occasions Buckskin Mountain State Park becomes a Float Town. Join locals and visitors for an annual ‘float’ on the Colorado River from Buckskin Mountain State Park to La Paz County Park.


This expansive 1,100-acre regional park is the perfect spot to explore the outdoor beauty in this region. Spend the morning hiking, mountain biking, taking your dog to the 2-acre dog park, or enjoying the BMX/Motocross trails. 

Wet & Wyld Watersports

Parker is surrounded by water and the best way to enjoy it is to rent a water toy from this local business. They offer a number of affordable rentals for any thrill seeker visiting the community, including water skis and powerboats.

Swansea Ghost Town

Mining in the Swansea Area began around 1862, but major activity had to wait for the coming of the railroad. Little remains in the town from the glory days of Swansea. Several adobe and brick buildings, the railroad grade, numerous foundations, and the mine shafts remain.