Falls Springs Wash Trail Professional Review and Guide
"This trail leaves from the eastern side of Lake Havasu City’s limits along a well-used, dirt trail marked by an information board. It is an easy ride as it travels along the ridge before dropping to enter Falls Springs Wash. The wash is smooth as it climbs steadily up to the south side of the Mohave Mountains. The vegetation is the ubiquitous creosote bush, ocotillo, and some fairly large, scattered saguaro—this is the northernmost point of their distribution. The trail then turns right into a narrow and twisty side canyon. The left turn at this point dead-ends 2 miles further at a locked gate marking the start of the trail up to the radio towers.
Special Attractions: Northernmost point of the saguaro cactus distribution; Well-used trail traveling up a wash; Bison Falls. High-clearance 4WDs are recommended, though most stock SUVs are acceptable. Expect a rough road surface with rocks larger than 6 inches, but there will be a reasonable driving line available. Patches of mud are possible but can be readily negotiated; sand may be deep and require lower tire pressures. There may be stream crossings up to 12 inches deep, substantial sections of single-lane shelf road, moderate grades, and sections of moderately loose road surface."