Yuma

Halfway between Phoenix and San Diego and just 20 minutes from Mexico is the city of Yuma. A temperate winter climate makes this one of the most popular destinations in the Southwest. This is the place to be for outdoor activities and entertainment.

With over a dozen golf courses and the Colorado River running through town, Yuma has a host of local attractions for recreation. Several area lakes offer fishing and boating opportunities. Adair Park is located 16 miles northeast of town on Highway 95. Included in the park’s 660 acres are nine rifle, pistol and archery ranges, a baseball diamond, a radio-control model airplane strip and picnic areas. At Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, see where, between 1876 and 1909, this penitentiary housed many of Arizona’s most dangerous and notorious criminals. The Cocopah Indian Museum, south on Highway 95, gives a glimpse of Native American life in this area.

One of only two places west of the Mississippi River to receive designation as a National Heritage Area, Yuma is proud of its history. Yuma became a critical part of the southern travel route during the migration from the east to west coast. The Yuma Crossing on the Colorado River was the narrowest and therefore safest place to cross. The Ocean-to-Ocean bridge, completed in 1915, stands as a monument to that crossing.

Listings


Motorcoach Country Club

80501 Avenue 48, Idio, CA 92201
TOLL-FREE: 888-277-0789

55+ Pets welcome. Ownership. Rentals SITES: 400 full hookups-200 amp, natural gas. FAC: Restrooms, showers, laundry, clubhouse restaurant. REC: Swim pools, golf, tennis, fitness rm, bocce ball, organized activities. From I-10 turn R on Jefferson St. (S). Turn L on Ave. 48 then R into resort.

Arizona West RV Park

6825 E. 32nd St., Yuma, AZ, 85365
TELEPHONE: 928-726-1481 FAX: 928-341-8298

55+ Open all year. Pet restrictions. Handicap access.
Seasonal lease available. SITES: 227 full hookups, phone hookups, CATV. FAC:
Restrooms, showers, laundry. REC: Swim pool, spa, rec. hall, game room,
shuffleboard, pool, organized activities. From I-8 exit S. 0.5 mi. on Araby Rd.
then 0.5 mi. E. on Bus. 8 (32nd St.).

Country Roads RV Resort

5707 E. 32nd St. Yuma, AZ 85365
TELEPHONE: 928.3344.8910 FAX: 928.344.0080

Voted Best RV Park in Yuma 10 times. Gated with 24/7 Security. Year round activities. Pets OK. Lots and Park Model Rentals/Sales. Free TV Cable with free WiFi locations available. SITES: 1294 lots min. size-40X60, 30/50 AMP, large concrete patios, most lots have storage sheds. FAC: Restrooms, showers, laundry, large ballroom, library, chapel, activities office, homeowners office. REC: 5 swim pools, 4 hot tubs, tennis, shuffleboard, pickleball, pocket billiards, bocce ball, horseshoes, fitness center, woodshop, ceramics, lapidary/jewelry, multiple card games, quilting, sewing, multiple exercise programs. From I-8 take exit 7 (Araby Road), S 0.5 mi, W on 32nd St. 0.5 mi., L into resort.

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