is a small unincorporated community
in Mohave County
, United States
. It lies between Bullhead City
and Lake Havasu City
and southeast of Needles, California
on the California-Arizona border. Topock is best known for being a boating town as well as being home to an old Route 66 bridge featured in the classic film The Grapes of Wrath
. It is located on the Colorado River
, and there is a marshy area known as Topock Marsh, also a wildlife refuge, between the town and the river.
Topock is the site of one of PG&E's recompression stations on its super-inch natural gas pipeline from Texas to San Francisco completed in 1930.
The Topock Marsh
is one of the larger Birding
sites found in the Lower Colorado River
Valley, found from south of Hoover Dam
to the Colorado River Delta