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Colorado River State Historic Park

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Very nice facility

Enjoyed this very nice and clean facility. Very informative throughout the self guided tour. The... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
510larryi
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Maricopa, Arizona
Lots of history

This is a very interesting place for history buffs. They follow the history of the river in Yuma... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
alchaffee
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Yuma, Arizona
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Once a major military supply point, this site contains the quartermaster depot and officers' quarters as well as restored historic buildings commemorating five centuries of transportation across the Colorado River.
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201 N 4th Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364-2336
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Enjoyed this very nice and clean facility. Very informative throughout the self guided tour. The staff in the main building were very forthcoming with additional information that added to our visit. A must see if you're spending anytime in Yuma.

Thank 510larryi
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Was interesting but the walking in the summer is pretty hard. Friendly staff. Go in the winter. Around $5 to get in.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is a very interesting place for history buffs. They follow the history of the river in Yuma with lots of displays . Not too interesting for young children with most things geared toward adults. Visit here and also the Territorial Prison museum for a...More

1  Thank alchaffee
Reviewed 21 May 2018

It appears to me that what was once The Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park, has become the Colorado River State Historic Park. It, along with the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, seem to have been blended into the Yuma Visitor Center with the Colorado...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We enjoyed the history and visuals but you need to take it slowly and not expect a "wow" factor. The video on the wetlands reclamation was fascinating

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

This was the only safe crossing of the Untamed Colorado River for over a 1000 miles. Spanish explorers from Mexico were the first to learn of this route from Native Americans in the 1500's.This crossing allowed for the overland settlement of San Diego and then...More

2  Thank Ivan S
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We spend hours on the grounds learning about the importance of this facility in the early history of Arizona. Thank you for providing such interesting information about the military presence in the old west.

Thank David R
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This museum is worth the visit. Nice displays to explain the history of the river area of Yuma. Bring water if you are visiting during hot weather.

Thank backsthepack
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We spent about 2 hours here. The was several buildings to look through with a lot of muesem quality pieces to look at. Rooms set up like the people just walked out. A lot of history to read about too. We enjoyed our visit here.

Thank marchetac2018a
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Just out the back door of the visitor ctr is a nice historic site and self guided tour. $5/senior but worth $3-$4 each in my opinion. Still, we were there about 2 hours (we read everything!) and did enjoy the time. Nice gardens that identify...More

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Rick L
31 October 2018|
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Response from Kanbaatar | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I just don't know. I did NOT see any pets during my visit. Please check with the Park office first.
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ANNE R
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Response from Traveler1563 | Reviewed this property |
No, this isn't that kind of 'park'. It's just historical buildings to go through.
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