Exploring a cave located in the Black Mountains near Lake Mohave.

An obviously inhabited small cave, approximately twenty feet deep by ten feet wide and six feet high, located atop a small hill overlooking a wash. The cave is down wash of a year round flowing spring. Likely used regularly by hunters in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Possibly earlier by Native American people indigenous to the Colorado River in the Mojave Desert, the Pipa Aha Macav — “The People By The River.”

Pot Shard Cave Near Lake Mohave Hero 7 Rhino 11 16 2019

Numerous small pieces of clay pot shards were found scattered at the cave entrance.

Mohave County Arizona is great winter 4 wheeling with hundreds of miles of old wagon trails, caves and abandoned mines to explore.

Lake Mohave a 67 mile long reservoir covers approximately 30,000 surface acres to a maximum depth of 120 feet. There are three marinas with launch ramps, two in Arizona (Willow Beach and Katherine’s Landing) and one in Nevada (Cottonwood Cove). There is also a launch ramp at Princess Cove on the Arizona side near Katharine’s landing. Camping is available at Cottonwood Cove and Katherine’s Landing. Shoreline camping is permitted. Campers should carry out their trash and provide for adequate sanitation.Both narrow and shallow compared to Lake Mead, Lake Mohave lies between the Black Mountains to the east in northwestern Arizona, and the Eldorado and Newberry Mountains to the west in southern Nevada. Most of the lake’s length lies within the steep, narrow walls of Black, Eldorado, Painted, and Pyramid canyons.