Ostrich Ranch

View from Cherum Peak Trail

Another great private fishing spot on Lake Mead.  Requires high clearance 4x4 vehicle.  Transportation and fishing gear available.

The Colorado River at Columbine Falls

Colorado River Overlook on the Liberty Bell Arch Trail


My favorite secluded fishing spot for Striped Bass on the Colorado River south of Hoover Dam.  Requires high clearance 4x4 vehicle.  Transportation and fishing gear available.

Lake Mead, South Cove 

Kayaking and Swimming

Ladder up to Arizona Hot Springs

Colorado River at Willow  Beach

Columbine Falls.  Add a half hour to climb to the bottom of the Falls

Two fishing poles with gear/bate are available for rent for $25.  A guided trip to my favorite remote fishing spots on the Colorado River or Lake Mead are available for $100.


Lake Mohave

Pierce Ferry Airport (also called Meadview Airport) is a local favorite for viewing sunrise and sunset and it's completely free.  Read the Blog post at: https://wordpress.com/post/joshuatreeostrichranch.wordpress.com/545


Looking out from Cave Springs cave

Secret Trail to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon.

About 2 hours to the entrance of the Grand Canyon and 4 hours to Columbine Falls (one way).

Liberty Bell Arch

There is great paddling at Lake Mead, Lake Mohave and the Colorado River.  Each has its own unique character.  All three have nice, private sandy beaches to relax on and enjoy the water.  A cool respite from the summer heat.

Read the Blog post about kayaking the Colorado River at Willow Beach at: https://wordpress.com/post/joshuatreeostrichranch.wordpress.com/404

Read the Blog post about kayaking Lake Mohave at: https://wordpress.com/post/joshuatreeostrichranch.wordpress.com/617

Read the Blog post about kayaking Lake Mead South Cove at: https://wordpress.com/post/joshuatreeostrichranch.wordpress.com/502

Guided hikes with transportation are available.  Among the many possibilities are:

Cherum Peak Trail along a nearby mountain ridge.  High up in the pines, it's a cool break from the summer heat.

Arizona Hot Springs trail down a beautiful canyon leading to the Colorado River and the hot springs.  Not just for hot springs lovers.  Read the Blog post at:  https://wordpress.com/post/joshuatreeostrichranch.wordpress.com/243

Liberty Bell Arch trail branches off from the Arizona Hot Springs trail and passes an old mine site on the way to a large stone arch and a spectacular overlook above the Colorado River.  Read the Blog post at: https://wordpress.com/post/joshuatreeostrichranch.wordpress.com/327

Secret Trail to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon and Columbine Falls is the shortest hike to the spectacular scenery at the bottom of the Grand Canyon and Columbine Falls.  Do not attempt in summer heat or without guide.  Read the Blog post at: https://wordpress.com/post/joshuatreeostrichranch.wordpress.com/132

Cave Springs Trail up a beautiful canyon to a good size cave.  Another cave is accessible via a spur trail from the trailhead.  Read the Blog post at: https://wordpress.com/post/joshuatreeostrichranch.wordpress.com/71

Entrance to Cave Springs cave

The Cave Springs Trail is seldom used despite having some of the nicest scenery in the region.  A moderate 45 minute hike up a canyon brings you to a good size cave.

Do not attempt in summer heat and watch out for snakes!

Trail to Arizona Hot Springs


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