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MCAS Free Tours

MCAS Free Tours

Among all the wonderful things to do in Yuma, these activities are a lot of fun and very educational. The Yuma Marine Corps Air Station offers a series of three free tours annually for Yuma Area residents and any Yuma Visitors. The tours are scheduled for the 3rd Tuesday in November, January and February. Dates do fluctuate, so please check …

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Free Guided Full Moon Hike

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Come explore Kofa National Wildlife Refuge under the light of the full moon! Experience the Sonoran Desert at night. At night the beautiful Yuma Desert comes alive! The Kofa Wildlife staff will guide you as you hike about one and a half miles along the road to Horse Tanks. This free event will be a 2 hour guided hike, staff …

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Horse Tank Guided Drive and Hike

Horse Tank Guided Drive And Hike

This FREE EVENT will be available February 16 and March 2 at 10:00 am and February 23 at 2:00 pm Join a naturalist on a guided drive on the Kofa Wildlife Refuge and hike to Horse Tanks. On the 2.8 mile drive out to the water source and a walk, you’ll learn about the cultural and natural history of this …

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Palm Canyon Guided Hike

Palm Canyon Guided Hike

Learn about Kofa National Wildlife Refuge by attending this FREE event by the Kofa Wildlife Refuge Staff!. Experience the beauty of the Sonoran desert and the different wildlife near Yuma. The Kofa Refuge staff will provide you with an amazing experience and a .5 mile guided hike! This moderate hike, wildlife visitors will hike the Palm Canyon Trail. The guide …

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What’s Happening in Yuma?

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There is a never ending quest for things to do in Yuma. Luckily we have compiled a list of sites you could visit for all the latest information in Yuma. www.yumasun.com Yuma Sun posts information regarding all events in Yuma. There are tons of ideas and things to do in Yuma . They cover news, events, non profit events, concerts …

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10 Great Reasons To Have Outdoor Adventures With Kids

10 great reasons to have outdoor adventures with kids

In the busy world we live in, it is easy to forget about spending times outdoors. Spending time outdoors with kids is extremely important to me and in my family. Having a adventure rental company allows us access to lots opportunities, and resources.  I am highly motivated to share resources, and information regarding outdoor play. Here are 10 great reasons …

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Today in Arizona History | January 25

Today In History

In January 25, 1917 the Yuma Auxiliary Project was approved. The project put in place by the Bureau of Reclamation, it allowed 68,00 acres water so the land could be irrigated.  This greatly helped Yuma become a agriculturally rich community.  It helped  the area farms to farm year around. In 1903, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt turned the entire Fort Yuma Indian …

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Today in Arizona History | January 23

Today In History

In late January of 1862, heavy rains fell, causing severe flooding of the Colorado River and Gila Rivers.  On January 20, 1862 the Colorado River began to rise, and on the afternoon of January 22 it rose suddenly in three hours from an already high stage nearly six feet. At that time the Colorado River began to overflow its banks …

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Senator’s Wash

Senator's Wash

Senator Wash Dam and Reservoir, an offstream pumping facility, is located about 18 miles northeast of Yuma, Arizona, on the California side of the Colorado River 2 miles upstream from Imperial Dam and at the river-end of Senator Wash. The purpose of this strategic off stream retention reservoir is to improve water scheduling of the Colorado River. This is accomplished …

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10 Outdoor Activities To Help You Lose Weight

10 Outdoor Activites To Help You Loose Wieght

Outdoor fitness training allows you to explore the great outdoors and burn those calories with ease. This adventurous task can be accomplished with little or no money and the scenery is a bonus. The best part of an outdoor fitness training, you get a tan as a bonus! These ten activities are based on 165 lbs and thirty minutes per …

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10 Free things to do in Yuma with kids!

10 Free things to do in Yuma with kids

As a mom, educational activities with my kids, is one of the first thing I look for when seeking adventure opportunities. I want my little ones  to know as much information as possible about being outdoors in nature. Here is a list of things to do with kids for free in Yuma!   10. Our #10 on our  Free things …

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Roxaboxen

Roxaboxen, Yuma Arizona

The Roxaboxen is a hill located in Yuma, Arizona. The location is now a park and welcomes rocks from all parts of the world. The Roxaboxen was the inspiration for the book,  by Alice McLerran, named “Roxaboxen”. This true story is based on the adventures of the author’s mother and fellow Roxaboxenites as they grew up in Yuma in the …

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Colorado River

Colorado River

The once mighty and untamed Colorado River is the principal river of the southwestern United States and northwest Mexico.  It was considered the American Nile since it resembled the Nile river in Egypt. Both Rivers provided substantial amount of water to desert landscapes. The Colorado River drains and expansive 1,450-miles (2,330 km) and encompasses throughout  seven U.S. states and two Mexican …

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Fisher’s Landing

Fisher's Landing Yuma, Arizona

Fisher’s Landing Resort and Martinez Lake are popular vacation during the winter or summer, and a perfect retirement community because of the desert climate.  The warm winter climate, cool river water and  year round excellent fishing. Fisher’s Landing is about 45 minutes away from the nearest city Yuma, Arizona. Fisher’s Landing was officially begun by the Fisher Family in early …

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The Ultimate Camping Checklist

The Ultimate Camping Checklist

Camping is one of our favorite things to do together as a family. We have wonderful memories of our time together, away from the everyday hustle, and far away from technology is one of the best things we have done for our family. It is so important that I always try to remember everything I have to bring on our …

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10 Fascinating Historical Facts about Yuma, Arizona

10 Facinating Historical Facts About Yuma, Arizona

I always enjoy learning about Yuma especially historical information. I love to be able to tell our customers more about what there is to do,  interesting information, or intriguing subjects.  I always find historical facts especially fascinating. Here are 10 Fascinating Historical Facts about Yuma, Arizona. The Gadsden Purchase was acquired by the United States from Mexico in 1853. This aquisition added …

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Shop Small Business Saturday November 30, 2013

Support Small Business

What is Small Business Saturday? In 2010 the shopping holiday was conceived and promoted by American Express. American Express promoted the holiday via nationwide radio and television advertising campaign. That year American Express AKA AMEX bought advertising inventory on Facebook, which it in turn gave to its small merchant account holders. AMEX also gave rebates to new customers to promote …

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Today In Arizona History November 29

Today In History

Today in Arizona History: In 1927, the Colorado River changed course below Yuma. Mr. Redondo, a butcher from Yuma, reported the river changed course during the 1862 flood, leaving behind a 50-mile-long slough that extended from Algodon to New River. Source: US Department of Interior

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Hotel Travel Tip

Jet Rent Travel Tip

Before traveling check out the area on Bedbug registry. It only takes one uninformed traveler to spread bedbugs. Bedbugs can be easily spread to a new location. Although the registry can have some discrepancies, some places will not be listed. It is still a great source of information. It’s a free tool and will help prevent bringing those pests home. …

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Armed Forces Park, Yuma Arizona

Yuma Armed Forces Park

Yuma’s Armed Forces Park is located at the site of the old Yuma railroad depot in Yuma, Arizona. The Armed Forces Park is that it has been designed to honor ALL military veterans, living and deceased, no matter which branch of service. To be honored with a plaque, a person needs only to have served in one of the military …

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Campfire Cooking, Bag It Up Omelets

Campfire Cooking Bag-it-Up Omelets

Cooking a meal 3 times a day can become a time consuming task. Cooking while camping can be a bit more hectic. As a mother and wife, camping and cooking, can get a bit difficult.  I have to deal with making sure I have a meal that will not only feed everyone but, provide nutrition and energy.  I also have …

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10 Life Enhancing Things You Can Do In Yuma

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We often think of things to do that are fun or adrenaline rushing. Once in a while, we need the rest from daily mental tasks and feed our soul. Here are 10 Life enhancing things you can do in Yuma, Arizona. #10 Spend an evening watching the sunset. Take a break from life’s everyday task and enjoy the natural  beauty …

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Ghost Town Virtual Tour

Ghost Town Virtual Tour

All aboard!! Come along with us on a Virtual Ghost Town Tour. We will be posting information regarding various Yuma County Ghost Towns. There are several ghost towns located near Yuma, Arizona. Virtually travel from town to town read about the history of the town and why it was abandoned. Castle Dome Landing http://jet-rent.com/booming-city-river/ Not to be confused with Castle …

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Spook Mountain

Spook Mountain

Spook Mountain is located in the Gila Mountain Range. It is on the east side of the old Dome Cemetery. On a moonless dark Arizona night an eerie white foggy mist slowly works it’s way from the canyon to the southwest side.  Some say the eerie fog  travels from the north side of the mountain to the south. Dan Rasp …

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KOFA, Arizona

KOFA, Arizona

The King of Arizona is former underground mine located on the KOFA Wildlife refuge.  The mine was first  discovered by Charles E. Eichelberger and grubstaked by Epes Randolph of Southern Pacific Railroad. Charles Eichelberger  looked for gold around Yuma, he enlisted the help of H.B. Gleason, hunting for natural tanks of water in what were then called the S. H. Mountains …

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Everyday Is Sunday In Yuma Arizona

Kayaking down the Colorado River.

Our 3 yr old son kept asking this morning “Is it Sunday?” We told him “No, it’s Monday and tomorrow is Tuesday.” He asked over and over again despite getting the same answer. He looks outside and says “It’s is Sunday! The sun is out and when the sun is out that means it is Sun Day!” “You’re right Kai, …

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20 Fun Facts about Yuma, Arizona

20 Fun Facts About Yuma, Arizona

Yuma, Arizona is full of surprises. Here are 20 Fun Facts most people don’t know about Yuma, Arizona.   #20. Yuma is located near the confluence of the Gila and Colorado Rivers in the southwest corner of the state, on the California border and near two borders with Mexico (Sonora to the south, Baja California to the west). #19. Daylight Saving Time …

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12 Great Places to Camp Near Yuma, Arizona

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Camping is a great affordable way to take your family on a vacation and spend quality time together. Camping sites are mostly free in Yuma. Some have a minimal fee. It is a great way to learn survival skills and learn about the interesting desert that surrounds us. Here are some great sites to camp near Yuma, Arizona. All of …

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10 Savory Foods To Grill On Your Next Camping Trip

Grilled Corn

#10 Quesadillas Quesadillas Sprinkle shredded pepper jack cheese on one half of a flour tortilla; top with chopped rotisserie chicken and cilantro and fold in half to close. Repeat to make more; seal in individual foil packets. Grill over medium heat, turning once, 5 minutes #9 Salsa Tomatillo-Pineapple Salsa Toss 3/4 pound diced husked tomatillos, 1/2 cup diced pineapple, 1 …

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Government Shutdown Means No Recreation on Federal Land

No Recreation Ahead

Today any of the nation’s favorite recreation spots will be locked up and closed. According to the National Park Service: “Wherever possible, roads will be closed, and access will be denied.” When the government shuts down, people with federal jobs can’t work. This also means all national parks are closed. Trails, campgrounds and hotels will be cleared, but park officials won’t …

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Yuma Restaurant Outdoor Dinning Contest

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Have a favorite restaurant with an outdoor patio in Yuma? Comment with the restaurant’s  name, favorite meal why you enjoy it. Every comment will be entered in a drawing to win a $25.00 gift certificate to your favorite restaurant with an outdoor patio. One random winner will be chosen. All entries must be submitted by Sunday, September 30th, 2013 11:59 …

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Yuma Park Water Features

Water Park Yuma, Arizona

The City of Yuma has two different parks that have water features. What is a water park feature? A water feature is one or more items from a range of fountains, pools, ponds, cascades, waterfalls, and streams.   The creative water features are open to the public at no cost. You can visit the areas year around, although typically they are used in the summer. …

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7 Places hotter than Yuma, Arizona

7 Places hotter than Yuma

7 Places hotter than Yuma, Arizona | Infographics Download this infographic. Embed Our Infographic On Your Site! Image Width%px<img src="http://infogr.am/6-Places-hotter-than-Yuma-Arizona" alt="7 Places hotter than Yuma, Arizona – An Infographic from Jet Rent | Boat Rentals Yuma" width="100%" class="infographic_embedder" /><p class="infographic_attr">Embedded from <a href="http://jet-rent.com/7-places-hotter-than-yuma-arizona/" target="_blank">Jet Rent | Boat Rentals Yuma</a></p> <img src="http://infogr.am/6-Places-hotter-than-Yuma-Arizona" alt="7 Places hotter than Yuma, Arizona – An Infographic …

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5 Ways to have a Wild Spring Break with your family in Yuma, Arizona.

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Hundreds, if not thousands of people leave Yuma and head the beach or bigger cities for Spring Break Vacation.  One of the greatest and biggest misconceptions is there is nothing to do here, so naturally people plan to find stuff to do in other places. For those that don’t want to go out of town I have composed a list …

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Cibola Wildlife Refuge

Wild Duck

Over 288 species of birds have been found on Cibola  National Wildlife Refuge, including many species of migratory songbirds, Gambel’s quail, roadrunners, mourning and white-winged doves, phainopepla, greater sandhill cranes, Canada and snow geese, Vermilion flycatchers, grosbeaks and many more. The bald eagle, southwestern willow flycatcher and Yuma clapper rail are among the endangered birds that use Cibola Refuge. Other …

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Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

Black Tailed Jack rabbit

The Imperial National Wildlife Refuge contains more than 26,000 acres of federally designated wilderness and 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 Colorado River and associated backwater lakes and wetlands of Imperial National Wildlife Refuge are a green oasis, contrasting with the surrounding …

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North Algodones Dunes Wilderness

North Algodones Dunes Wilderness Area

The North Algodones Dunes Wilderness area is located in Imperial County. It is a part of the Imperial Sand Dunes but fenced off as part of California Protection Act. In 1994, Congress enacted the California Protection Act (CPA), that among other things, designated 69 separate tracts of land totaling 3,667,020 acres in the southern California Desert as wilderness and placed them under …

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6 Dirty Movies Filmed in Yuma, Arizona

Jar Head the movie

Yuma once was flooded with celebrities taking a quick trip to Arizona just to get hitched. It also was a great place to film westerns and desert landscapes. With time and new ways to create sets for movies what once seemed like a blossoming industry, slowly began to fade.  During the 80-90s some awesomely dirty movies were filmed in or …

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Grand Canyon From Space

NASA Space Image

Recently I encountered a situation that made me think of what perspective I was viewing it from. Days after my conversation I ran across the photo taken by NASA. The view was of the Grand Canyon. It was very interesting to see such a beautiful landscape from space. I personally have not been to the Grand Canyon.  Is it just …

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Castle Dome Mine Museum

Castle Dome Mine Museum

Quietly nestled in the Kofa Wildlife National Refuge in Yuma County Is Castle Dome Mine Museum.  Castle Dome, 40 miles northeast of Yuma, contains the longest-working mine in Arizona.  The museum is so authentically rich in history and insights that this will give you a wonderful view of what life was like when they mined. It is brilliantly presented in …

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Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park

Yuma Quartermaster's Depot

Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park, was used by the US Army to store and distribute supplies for all the military posts in Arizona, and in some areas as posts in Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, and Texas. A six-month supply of clothing, food, ammunition, and other goods was kept at the depot at all times. Supplies were sent from California …

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Adair Park | Shooting Range

Adair Park Shooting Range In Yuma, Arizona

Adair Park is a public outdoor range facility and it is located 15-miles NE of Yuma on Hwy 95 (16th st.) Turn off about 3/4 mile past Gila River bridge to the west. In 1967 the Bureau of Reclamation dedicated to Yuma about 340 acres for a firearms and archery target shooting range and other recreational facilities. (928) 726-0022 (Sprague’s Sports, Inc) …

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Desert Bighorn Sheep

Desert Big Horn Sheep

The desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni) is a subspecies of BigHorn Sheep. The Desert BigHorn Sheep lives in the desert Southwest regions of the Arizona, California and in the northern regions of Mexico. The characteristics and behavior of desert bighorn sheep generally follow those of other bighorn sheep, except for adaptation to the lack of water in the desert: bighorn sheep can go for …

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10 Things you must do before summer is over in Yuma, Arizona

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Don’t have a clue what there is to do in Yuma, Arizona? We have some ideas for you. #10 Dive into the Colorado River There are several areas you can dive into on the Colorado River. Martinez Lake is especially fun, http://jet-rent.com/martinez-lake/ #9 Go on an early morning hike The image on that slide was taken at Kofa National Wildlife …

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Concerns grow over Big Horn Sheep population.

Desert Big Horn Sheep

The Kofa Wildlife Refuge has conducted a new survey shows there are about 428 desert bighorn sheep on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Kofa National Wildlife Refuge in southwestern Arizona. The data indicates the numbers are  up from the 2010 survey estimate of 402 sheep. Kofa bighorn sheep surveys have been conducted since 1981. Adjusting for margin of error …

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Kofa Wildlife National Park

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The beautiful Kofa National Wildlife Refuge is located northeast of Yuma, Arizona, southeast of Quartzsite, Arizona. The refuge, established in 1939 to protect Desert Bighorn Sheep, encompasses over 665,400 acres (2,693 km2) of the Yuma Desert region of the Sonoran Desert.  On January 18, 1939, over 1.5 million acres (6,100 km2) were set aside at Kofa and at Cabeza Prieta …

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La Fortuna Gold Mine

La Forunta Gold Mine

La Fortuna Gold mine is located within the Barry Goldwater range.  La Fortuna Gold Mine (which translates to The Fortune in spanish)  once sold for $700. The mine is located with  a group of patented claims, now within the Barry M Goldwater Gunnery Range which is owned by the U.S Bureau of Land Management by administered by the U.S. Marine …

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La Laguna Ghost Town

La Laguna Ghost Town

La Laguna Ghost town was once a small mining camp located near the Laguna Mountains.  La Laguna means “The pond” in Spanish. The Laguna Mountains are a small, weathered range of ancient metamorphic rock lying near the confluence of the Colorado and Gila rivers.  The Laguna Mountains range were once known as by the Spaniard Conquistadors as  San Pablo Mountains. …

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Dome, Arizona

Dome Arizona Ghost Town

Dome ghost town was originally Swiveler’s Station, 20 miles east of Fort Yuma.  A settlement called ‘Gila City’ rose when Jacob Snively found gold in 1858. It appeared on maps in 1875 although the gold was all gone by 1865. Dome was on the Butterfield Overland Mail route, a post office was established in 1858. It was first under the …

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Polaris, Arizona

Polaris, Arizona

Before Polaris made it’s brand famous, there once as a town in Yuma County that shared that name. Polaris’ post office was established June 17, 1909 and was discontinued July 31, 1914. Felix Mayhew discovered the outcropping responsible for Polaris and sold it for a cool $350,000. Polaris was named for the North Star and significant because of the North …

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Stanwix Station

Stanwix Station, Ghost Town

Stanwix Station also known as Flap-Jack Ranch and historically known as Agua Caliente. The springs were a popular gathering point for centuries. Area Native Americans stopped here on their way to and from the Gulf of Mexico. In 1744 Father Jacobo Sedelmayer visited an Indian Rancheria at the location and named it Santa Maria Del Agua Caliente. A year later …

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Aztec, Arizona

Aztec, Arizona

The ghost town of Aztec, Arizona is located 80 miles east of Yuma. This settlement, named for the Aztec Hills, was established as a railroad station and watering stop for engines in 1881. Post Office was established by Charles A. Dallen on September 12, 1889. Just off I-8. Aztec was a stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad line between Phoenix and …

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Hyder, Arizona Ghost Town

Hyder, Arizona

Hyder, 3 miles to the north after Agua Caliente was one of places were general George S. Patton´s forces trained desert war in Second World War. The once ghost town is now a farming community. Several veterans make their way back to visit this place and the few old buildings that remain in Hyder The Gila River runs through Hyder, although …

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Big Eye Mine

Big Eye Mine

Big Eye Mine was named for being the “eye” of the thumb in Thumb Peak . This cabin was a home for the men once worked the mine. They took the gold ore from the earth helped load it into trucks. The trucks then took the gold ore to the rail road station near Roll, Arizona. The gold’s final destination …

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Picacho State Park, California

Picacho State Park

Picacho State Park is perfect for the people who love to be outdoors. With so many places to see and do. Picacho State Park is only minutes away from Yuma, AZ. You can pretty much see it from any place in Yuma Arizona just one of the purple mountains surrounding the area.  The state park has about 54 camp sites …

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Barry M Goldwater Air Force Range

Barry Goldwater Range

To ride on the Range you must have a high clearance and 4-wheel drive vehicle. All ATV, Dirtbikes, UTV, Side x side, sand rails dune buggies or regular vehicle are required to be licensed for high way driving under Arizona law. The Barry M. Goldwater Range (formerly known as Luke Air Force Range) is located in Yuma Arizona. Entrance to …

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Betty’s Kitchen Closed

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It is always sad to see local areas trashed, polluted or ruined by a fire. I happen to see an article in the local Yuma Area newspaper about Betty’s Kitchen. The article said that Betty’s Kitchen is now closed and will remain closed for the next two years. “The Laguna Fire destroyed pretty much all of Betty’s Kitchen, including some …

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Betty’s Kitchen Tuna Casserole

Betty's Kitchen Tuna

I think I was in 3rd grade when I was told I was going on a field trip to Betty’s Kitchen. I was so exciting about visiting a TV set! I thought I wonder who the host is going to be what type of hair will she have… In my mind I envisioned a show like the movie Gremlins 2 …

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Yuma, Arizona

Yuma, Arizona

Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. It is located in the southwestern corner of the state, sandwiched between California and Mexican/Arizona border. Yuma’s population was 93,064 at the 2010 census, up from the 2000 census population of 77,515.  Each year more than 85,000 retirees make Yuma their winter residence.   History …

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10 Cool ways to beat the summer heat.

10 Cool ways to beat the Summer heat

Yuma can sometimes get temperatures that are over 110 degrees F.  Most people tend to stay in doors and avoid the summer heat. Here are some alternative ways to stay cool on those hot Yuma summer days. #10 Ice Chest Vest #9 Play at a local city park with water features #8 Buy the pocket shower #7 Go SUP Yuma …

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The Booming City Under The River

The Booming City under the Water

Castle Dome Landing isn’t just your average ghost town, it is an aquatic ghost town.  The final resting places lies underneath the Colorado River. The history of the Castle Dome Landing Ghost Town is very intriguing.  The first American settlers were there in the early 1860s and believed that Native Americans had been mining in the mountains years before. Researches …

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How to enjoy Summer Sunsets in Yuma, Arizona

How to enjoy the summer sunsets in Yuma

Yuma, Arizona I can’t tell you how many times I have come across other Yumans regarding the ever so dreaded Summers in Yuma. I have been one to complain for years till this year. (We finally bought a boat) The heat can be unbearable (in my mind). Yesterday was a record high heat.  It was 114 in Yuma.   As I …

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Wild World Zoo and Camel Farm -Yuma Arizona

Wild World Zoo

Working at Jet Rent I always get asked about things to do in Yuma.  This town has some interesting things to do and see.  I was asked to go and check out the Wild World Zoo. I was intrigued to see what would be there. At first uppon arrival I just saw different types of Goats and an ostrich way …

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Ferguson Lake

Ferguson Lake

Ferguson Lake is a backwater connected to the lower Colorado River. The Fergusen Lake provides plenty of  camping, fishing, boating, hiking, and hunting opportunities. The numerous campsites provide recreational boating access and stunning views of the Colorado River. Trails leading into the adjacent Little Picacho Wilderness Area provide ideal day-hiking opportunities from your campsite. This mostly day used camping site, …

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West Wetlands Park

West Wetlands Park Yuma Arizona

The West Wetlands Park is a city managed public park at the northwest edge of Yuma. It is located along the Colorado River within the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area. The West Wetlands Park is currently managed by the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area Corporation, a non-profit organization, and maintained by the City of Yuma Parks and Recreation Department. This wonderful playful park has several walking trails, a boat dock, …

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Hidden Shores RV Park

Hidden Shores Village RV Park

Hidden Shores RV Park I believe is one of Yuma’s best hidden secrets. The park is right one the water-front setting overlooking the Colorado River  and Imperial Dam. Hidden Shores is also totally surrounded by natural wildlife. In fact, you can see plenty of wildlife around the park any time of the year. They have over 500 full hook-up RV sites, and …

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Adobe Wall Close to Imperial Sand Dunes

An Adobe Structure

I finally found it! I found the information I was looking for. Why is that wall there? Is it a stage coach horse exchange? After trying to find out who the mayor of Winterhaven California was I found out there was no mayor. So I called the Winterhaven Court and they said they had no mayor, no city council, no …

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Squaw Lake Campground

Squaw Lake Campground

Squaw Lake Campground is one of my favortie places to access the Colorado River.  They have lots of facilities  available and it’s just above the the Imperial Dam. They have lots of facilities available 24 hours a day. It is also a great place to camp. Camping is limited to 14 days in any 28 day period.  They have lots of RV …

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10 Things To Do this Summer In Yuma, AZ

10 things to do this summer in Yuma AZ

There is always an endless amount of things to do in Yuma.  Most people don’t realize what a great play ground it is. We have the biggest sand box in out own backyard as well as a natural water playground. I compiled a list of 10 things to do this summer in Yuma.   #10 Go for a night ride …

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6 Great areas to enjoy the Colorado River

Jonskiweb

I always listen to online conversations regarding Yuma, Arizona. While the majority of people still claim to have nothing to do, I still make the best of the opportunity and provide them with information.  There is not only an overwhelming amount of outdoor activities, but great amount of speciality items found in this area and region.  The misconception I am …

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6 ways to protect your dog from the Arizona heat.

6 Ways To Protect Your Dog From The Arizona Heat

As a kid growing up in Arizona, the heat was way easier to handle.  My grandmother lived down the street from my house and walking down the street to my grandmother’s house was an obstacle course waiting to be concurred. I vividly remember several times when I tried to see if I could make it from my house to my …

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How to have the coolest water balloon fight

How to have the coolest water balloon fight

I was inspired the a hot day it was over 110 degrees in Yuma, by this image. Need I say more? Ok, I guess you are wondering how I did this. The heat is amazing in Yuma, Arizona, it gives me the drive to find creative ways to keep my kids busy. This epic water balloon bomb will make any …

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Safe Yuma Boating Tips

A female jet sking on the Colorado River Near Yuma, Az

The once, untamed wild Colorado River is a treasured resource not only, in Arizona but, in several other states. The California Recreational Trail Act recognized the need to prove for increased recreational boarding on the Colorado by designating specific rivers for study as boating trails.  The lands along the Colorado River are owned and managed by various entities both public …

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Yuma Outdoor Life

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I have lived in Yuma, lets just say for a while… (over 20 years) I have yet to explore the riding areas around me. I just get caught up on daily life work, eat, sleep routine.  I have to admit running a off-road rental company can be a off-road fun time killer. I always get asked WHAT IS THERE TO …

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Yuma River

Mittrylake

The Colorado River sometimes referred to as, The Yuma River, is a river that flowers through Yuma, Arizona in Yuma County. The Colorado River supplies water for 30 million people throughout the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and California. It is one of the most contested, recreated-upon, and carefully controlled rivers on Earth. The 1,450-mile-long Colorado …

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