Buckskin Mountain State Park attracts nature and water lovers to the area.  The park is at an elevation of 420 feet and covers 1.677 acres.  Its perfect location along the Colorado River, draws hikers, campers, fishers, and water enthusiasts.  When you arrive at Buckskin Mountain State Park, you will want to go to the visitor center and look into all the activities that you can get involved in.


Campers will find showers, electric hook-ups, laundry facilities, and a dump station.  There are 125 camping units.  Pets are allowed at the park.

If hiking is your desire, you will find picnic areas, picnic shelters, group use areas, and hiking trails.  There are three developed trails for hikers to chose from, it is a hard decision.  The trails ascend from steep bluffs to panoramic views.  Buckskin Mountain State Park provides restrooms, handicapped access, and a concession stand.

Water lovers will enjoy the facilities that are offered at the park.  You will find a boat launch ramp and a gas dock.  The park is a perfect spot for boaters, swimmers, and water skiers.  Those who enjoy fishing will discover this is the place to go to drop your line.  Largemouth bass, crappie, channel catfish, and bluegill can be found swimming in these waters.

Buckskin Mountain State Park is open every day from 8:00 to 10:00.  The admission for a private vehicle is $7.00 for weekends and holidays.  The charge for a private vehicle is $4.00 for weekdays.  Camping fees range from $12.00 to $20.00.  If you want more information on this park, you may call 520-667-3231.

You can get to Buckskin Mountain State Park from Parker by taking Highway 95 north out of town for approximately 11 miles.  You will see the signs for the park.  The park is associated with the River Island Unit, so don’t get confused with the signs.

You will have a great time at this park!