The Ultimate Guide to Traveling the Cottonwood Cove Road

Located in Clark County, in the U.S. state of Nevada, Cottonwood Cove Road is a very scenic drive leading to Cottonwood Cove Marina and Six Mile Cove.

Cottonwood Cove Road

Is Cottonwood Cove Road in Nevada paved?

Tucked away in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the road is totally paved. It is 21.56km (13.4 miles) long, running west-east from Searchlight (a small town with a big history) to Cottonwood Cove, at the northern end of Lake Mohave- a reservoir formed by Davis Dam on the Colorado River. It’s open year-round.

How long does it take to drive Cottonwood Cove Road?

Located near the Arizona border, about an hour south of Las Vegas, plan about 25 minutes to complete the drive without any stop. It gets crowded during the summer months. The road is prone to flash flooding causing washouts.