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Jack Smith Memorial Park

Closed Now: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The Best for Launch

Nicely priced and clean. Good ramps and good park too. Nice place to just hang out and watch life... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2017
Paulden, Arizona
Around the corner

Best park for boating, fishing, river play. Mar thru Oct $15 daily fee for boat load/unload... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2017
Needles, California
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Jan 19, 2019
“Lovely place to walk after a full day of driving.”
Nov 14, 2017
“The Best for Launch”
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S Bridge Rd, Needles, CA 92363
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

We always arrive in the off season, January, and March and very much enjoy the quiet park where we can walk our dog. The river is active with jumping fish and Herons and Egrets and ducks. Nice parks.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank linda J
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Nicely priced and clean. Good ramps and good park too. Nice place to just hang out and watch life go by.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TheVagabondChef
Reviewed March 20, 2017

We launched are boat from here a couple of times. It takes you to the Colorado River at a nice area not too far from the Topock Marina. There is ample parking and a few launches.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank YvetteRH
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Best park for boating, fishing, river play. Mar thru Oct $15 daily fee for boat load/unload. Parking access for trailers+cars right there. Small playground for kids, covered picnic areas around the park.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank terryp887
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is just a nice place to sit and watch the river go by. If you have a boat to launch, it's easy to launch. If you wish to have a picnic, there are many tables and cabanas with different views of the river.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great place to use the launch ramps and find a beach if you can't have a water craft. We got a really nice, clean beach and had a wonderful time!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank RelaxedCouple92595
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Love launching from Jack Smith. The wait is always very minimal, we feel safe knowing the San Bernardino Sheriff's Dept patrols the area.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Love to Travel S
Reviewed January 14, 2015

Launched my kayak at this park. I felt confident leaving my vehicle and trailer in this area. Lots of lighting.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Deejay B
Reviewed December 18, 2014

We go to Jack Smith Park to walk. It is big and spacious and easy to get a great walk in without a lot of traffic. It has a boat ramp and nice bathrooms. There are picnic tables for an outing that overlooks the Colorado...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank jacknval97
Reviewed November 14, 2014

We went to Jack Smith Park to launch our boat and had a very good experience. They remodeled this park not too long ago putting in a whole variety of new picnic and boarding facilities and other infrastructure improvements.The downside is while this park used...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Clyde B
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September 5, 2017|
Response from terryp887 | Reviewed this property |
no camping overnite.
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