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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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Dessert Oasis

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Nelson, Canada
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Nelson, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
33 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
22 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
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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Yuma, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Nature, fishing, wild life. What is there not to like

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