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Address: Yuma, AZ 85365
Description: Situated in and near the floodplain of the Colorado River, this more than...
Situated in and near the floodplain of the Colorado River, this more than 60-acre nature reserve offers the outdoor enthusiast such activities as hiking, boating, sport fishing, nature study and bird watching.
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Way out in the middle of nowhere

Depending on the season you will see different birds and wildlife here. Lots of scrub brush and cactus. Nice view of the mountains in the distance. Not too many people visit this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Shelton, Washington
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Shelton, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Depending on the season you will see different birds and wildlife here. Lots of scrub brush and cactus. Nice view of the mountains in the distance. Not too many people visit this place. Dogs need to watch out for the cactuses.

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Nelson, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Reedy and swampy, but our dog molly couldn't wait to jump in ! You can put in a canoe or small boat if you have one. We just enjoyed the contrast from dessert to water and the wildlife it provides.

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Tonapah, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We in like the hike, the postings to find could be a bit better but all in all we liked it. A couple small climbs but a easy hike

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Speedway, Indiana
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Spent many hours at Mittry Lake. We swam there on Sundays and hunted and fished there alot. Be sure to check out the "nazi bridge" as we called it when we were kids. I have many wonderful memories from there

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Kingman, Arizona
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

A nice place to launch a boat for some fishing or just sight seeing along the river. Or, take a ride on a dirt bike on some of the easy roads and trails. Or, just park you RV and enjoy the quiet nature of the area. The area is large enough to have a variety of parking places, with different... More 

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Wrangell, Alaska
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Lots of places where you can get close to the water. Good camping and hiking. Fair fishing and has good boat ramp with lots of parking across the road.

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Yuma, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Enjoyed a relaxing stop at this place. Birds are fun to watch. Bathroom facility is there and we were able to have our picnic lunch right by the lake. Just a great way to escape and not that far from the city of Yuma.

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Grootschermer, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Over a year ago this wildlife area was partly destroyed because of a fire. It took them weeks to put the fire out. I was pleasantly surprised to see how much the vegetation has bounced back. I am not sure what people do on the big lake. I saw some pretty powerful motor boats being unloaded - that's not my... More 

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Canada
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

This lake area appears to have been developed to allow access to the water for fishing and light boating. Rock jetties, now well overgrown were created into the lake to allow access to deeper water for those without a boat or kayak/canoe. The attraction called Betty's Kitchen on the maps is under reconstruction (after a fire?) so is inaccessible and... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Beautiful area with lots of birds. I've heard the fishing is great also.

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Address: Yuma, AZ 85365
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Yuma

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