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Yuma, Arizona

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Yuma Territorial Prison State Park

Between 1876 and 1909, this penitentiary housed many of Arizona's most dangerous and notorious criminals. Famed in movies, literature and television, the remains of the prison are now Arizona'

Yuma, AZ State Parks

Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

The Kofa Refuge protects 665,400

Yuma, AZ Wildlife Refuges

Yuma Crossing State Historic Park

The Quartermaster Depot was authorized by Congress in 1865 and served the entire Southwest as a material transfer and distribution point for troops stationed at the outposts of the Arizona Territory.

Yuma, AZ Railroad History

St. Thomas Mission

Built on the grounds of the original Mission founded by Father Garces in 1780, the Mission is a reminder of the long history of the Quechan Indian Nation and Yuma. The present Catholic Mission Church was built in 1922

Yuma, AZ Historic Churches

Century House Museum

A regional museum of the Arizona Historical Society, Century House is one of Yuma's oldest and most historic buildings. Once the home of pioneer merchant E. F. Sanguinetti, the museum now exhibits artifacts, photographs and furnishings of Arizona'

Yuma, AZ Museums

Things to do near Yuma, AZ

Yuma Landing

The first plane to land on Arizona soil dropped out of the sky into a ball park between 1st and 3rd Streets on 4th Avenue, Oc...

Butterfield Park

Let yourself take in the Gila Mountains and the fresh desert air under the shade of a large tree while enjoying a simple picn...

Colorado River Historical Museum

There are two new exhibits: One is an exhibit of the Rose Massacre which took place within 200 yards of where Fort Mojave wa...