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Mittry Lake Wildlife Area

Yuma, AZ 85365
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Ranked #19 of 28 attractions in Yuma
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Situated in and near the floodplain of the Colorado River, this more than 60-acre nature reserve offers the outdoor enthusiast such activities as... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Kingman, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

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

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