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Yuma, Arizona

  • 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, October 25, 1911. Robert G. "Bob" Fowler was flying a Wright model B, 30-...
    Yuma Landing

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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

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

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge protects wildlife habitat along 30 miles of the lower Colorado River in Arizona and California, including the last unchannelized section before the river enters Mexico. The river and its associated backwater lakes and wetlands covering 15,000

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

Things to do near Yuma, AZ

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge protects wildlife habitat along 30 miles of the lower Colorado River in Arizona and Califor...

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...

Yuma Crossing State Historic Park

The Quartermaster Depot was authorized by Congress in 1865 and served the entire Southwest as a material transfer and distrib...