- March 13, 2013
- By admin
- In Fun things to do in Yuma
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
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
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
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
I was very intrigued by the image of the Grand Canyon from Space that I did is search for NASA. They have some of the most interesting photos captured from space. Of course since our business is off-road based I looked to see if NASA had any images of the Imperial Sand Dunes. The Imperial
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
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.
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.
If you ever heard the words mid life crisis chances are you have a few expensive object that come to mind like a sports car or Harley Motorcycle. Interestingly enough there is more to the youthful desire to riding a bike. A study was led by motorcycle enthusiast Ryuta Kawashima through Yamaha Motor Company and a Tohoku
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.
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