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Yuma Territorial Prison State Park


category : State Parks
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's most visited State Historic Park.


Address: Giss Parkway & Prison Hill Road
Phone: 928-783-4771

Come visit us in Yuma, Arizona

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Yuma River Tours

A narrated jet boat tour is a great way to learn about the history of the Colorado River, as well as sight a variety of birds and wildlife, and view historical Indian Petroglyphs.

Yuma, AZ Tours

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

Mesa del Sol Public Golf Club

Mesa del Sol offers an 18 hole, par 72

Yuma, AZ Golf Courses

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

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

Things to do State Parks near Yuma, AZ

Yuma Territorial Prison State Park

Between 1876 and 1909, this penitentiary housed many of Arizona's most dangerous and notorious criminals. Famed in movies, li...