Masks are required when visiting our ranger stations, restrooms, stores, or historic buildings. Please also wear a mask while recreating outside if social distancing cannot be maintained. River Island Market is open and the deli is open. Day use is limited to those launching boats. Road construction will begin in July and may affect campers: Crack sealing July 7 through July 9, microseal roads and campsites August 7, 10 and 11, striping August 12-15.

Camping and RVs

River Island State Park is ideal for tent campers and can provide a scenic respite, a desert escape, or a fun-filled water adventure.

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Programs & Events

Family Campout

May 8-9, 2021

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!  READ MORE



The park unit in the summer is mostly popular for boating, fishing, jet skiing, swimming, and camping amidst a backdrop of beautiful mountains.

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Park and Facility Hours

The park is open 24 hours a day, year-round.

Visitor Center is available at nearby Buckskin Mountain State Park.

Park Entrance Fee

Per vehicle (1-4 Adults): $10.00
Individual/bicycle: $3.00