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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

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, AZ Monuments

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


Desert Hills Municipal Golf Course

Rated by Golf Digest as Arizona's top municipal golf course, Desert Hills will test any handicapper's skils with its 18 hole, par 72

Yuma, AZ Golf Courses

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...