Senator’s Wash recreational area is approximately 60 acres in size. This water retention basin has several secluded camping areas both on the water and further inland. Gravel beaches provide access to the reservoir.
The fee is $10 per vehicle for day-use, $15 per vehicle for overnight use, or $75 annually per vehicle for up to 5 people per vehicle. There will be a $1 per person fee charged for each person over the 5 person limit. Visitors must pay daily fees at self-registration fee pipes located at the site or at the BLM Yuma Field Office. Maximum stay is 14 days in any 28 day period. Trash collection is not provided.
Visitors must pack out their own trash. Dumpsters are located across the lake at Senator Wash boat ramp and at South Mesa campground. OHV use is limited to existing roads and trails. Annual permits are also available for purchase.
A dump station is available at nearby at South Mesa, but requires a fee from September 15 through April 15. Boat ramp available nearby; small watercraft can be launched from shore.
Two vault toilets are available for use.
Boaters can launch at Senator Wash Boat Ramp.