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Quartzsite, Arizona

  • Grave of Hi Jolly

    There is an scattering of old landmarks around Quartzsite, but the big attraction is the grave of Hadji Ali (Hi Jolly), the Arab camel driver. In 1935, the Governor of Arizona dedicated the pyramid, w...
    Grave of Hi Jolly

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Grave of Hi Jolly

There is an scattering of old landmarks around Quartzsite, but the big attraction is the grave of Hadji Ali (Hi Jolly), the Arab camel driver. In 1935, the Governor of Arizona dedicated the pyramid, which marks his gravesite. This pyramid is one of the most visited spots in the southwest.

Quartzsite, AZ Cemeteries

Tyson's Well Stage Station Museum

The original abode stage station was built in 1866

Quartzsite, AZ Museums

Palm Canyon Trail

Perhaps the only native palm trees in Arizona are tucked away in narrow, rugged canyons on the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge. The Palm Canyon Trail is a short hike and takes you near a stand of these unique plants, called California fan palms, Washingtonia filifera.

Quartzsite, AZ Natural Attractions


Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

Kofa National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1939 and is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The refuge encompasses 665,400 acres of pristine desert that is home to the desert bighorn sheep and the California palm, the only native palm in Arizona.

Quartzsite, AZ Wildlife Refuges

Things to do near Quartzsite, AZ

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...

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 ...

Quartzsite Gem and Mineral Club

The Quartzsite Gem and Mineral Club is the largest Gem and Mineral Club in the United States. It has a club house, workshop ...

Dove Valley Golf Course

This 18 hole, public course's Bermuda fairways are fairly wide and plush. The Bermuda greens are fast and elevated. The signa...