Colorado River Adventures

Emerald Cove Resort

Earp, california
Open: Year Round

Emerald Cove Resort boasts the longest improved beach on the entire length of the Colorado River. Over one mile of pure sandy shoreline and palm tree studded campsites make your stay at the Resort truly memorable. Fishing, water-skiing, rock-hounding or just lounging around the large covered pool makes your vacation just the way you want it to be. Numerous planned activities plus area wide spectator events. Boat shows, RV shows, London Bridge, and Quartzsite Gem Show offer an incredible amount of variety beyond the boundaries of Emerald Cove. The main rule to keep in mind when visiting this resort is that there is no stress allowed. Elevation: 400 ft.
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Bathhouse, beach area, clubhouse, game room, golf course, grocery store, laundry facilities, picnic area and shelter, playground, river, snack bar, covered swimming pool and jacuzzi, poolside bar, TV lounge.


On-Site:  Scheduled activities, shuffleboard, swimming, horseshoes, volleyball, dances, bingo, potlucks, crafts.

Off-Site:  Fishing, water-skiing, rock-hounding, boating, off-road races.


Parker Dam, world's deepest dam; Buckskin State Park; Emerald Canyon Golf Course; World Famous London Bridge; Colorado River Indian Museum; Laughlin Casino; Blue Water Indian Casino, Parker.


Existing resort rules apply. No off-road vehicles. Quiet time between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Must have at least 7 days between visits to any CRA park. Peak season is December - March. During peak season, CRA limits members to two reservations in their system at a time. To allow more members an opportunity to make reservations, travel must be completed on the first reservation before a second reservation is accepted. This is due to the popularity of their resorts during peak season. Monthly stay discount available.


Reservations required between September 1 - April 30 and may be made up to 60 days in advance through RPI's Central Reservations Office. Drive-ups not accepted during this period. Holidays and holiday weekends are reserved for CRA members only.

Cottage rentals may be reserved by calling (800) 281-4977. Rentals are not available to CRA members.


If you are unable to keep your reservation, please call the resort or RPI as soon as possible. This will allow another member to use the site. If you are arriving within 48 hours, you must call the resort directly to avoid any cancellation penalties.


From Los Angeles, turn at Desert Center going straight 90 miles to Emerald Cove Resort.


Emerald Cove Resort
2715 Parker Dam Road
Earp, CA 85344
For Member Mail:
General Delivery
Parker, AZ 85344
GPS: 34.261863, -114.158771


Full: 800   Partial: 0   Dry: 0
Maximum RV Length: 40 ft.
Electricity: 30 amps
Water: at site
Sewage: at site and dump stations

Check-in: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


1 bdr cottages, sleeps 4, weekly
$299 - $599

Not available to CRA members

Linens provided by resort.

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.