Really want to do the Hike to Havasu Falls. Our kids are active, but fairly young in comparison with the recommendation of an article on here for 10 & up... I’m assuming the camping mentioned is at then10 miles away part? Not, say, part way in?
What are some other great sites/falls/hikes to see that are maybe more kid friendly? Don’t mind driving 2/3 hrs if it’s worth it.
It’ll be our first time to the area so any and all recommendations would be great! Thank you!
Havasu Falls and Lake Havasu are two distinct localities that are not really all that close together, although both are associated with the Colorado River. Hanging out at Lake Havasu is probably ore appropriate for young children. They can romp on the beach. TheFallsis adefinite hike. Check the appropriate map or Google Earth.
As hikermor stated, they are in two separate locations, about 3.5 hours apart. The hike descends about 2500 vertical feet in 10 miles. Then, of course, you must ascend that 2500' when coming out the next day. There is only one campground, and reservations are required, at $100 per person. It seems to me that you'd have a better time if you waited until your children were older and could carry their own gear. They could appreciate the wonder and beauty much more. And they would also understand the cultural aspect of being on the Havasupai Indian Reservation more poignantly.