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A Fantastic Snapshot of the History of Yuma

Learn the history of Yuma, see a close up of the Colorado River in a very nice surrounding! Every... read more

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John C
Informative if you are interested in the history of Yuma

Great place to lull the day away on a nice day in Yuma. 80% not air conditioned and outside. Not... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Yuma, Arizona
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Reviewed yesterday

Learn the history of Yuma, see a close up of the Colorado River in a very nice surrounding! Every visitor to the area should make this a must see stop. Fascinating and very historical!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great place to lull the day away on a nice day in Yuma. 80% not air conditioned and outside. Not a place for the hotter days. Lots of information if you are interested and lots of area for kids to run around if you want...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank crabbykent
Reviewed November 1, 2018

this was a very interesting place. have a big sitting area to talk and walk around. take time to enjoy the scenery and read the history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joselito1959
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Very Clean, Cute, Fun History lesson, Good for little kids. There is a clean beach on the Colorado River right there Just a short walk to Old Down Town. Which is a sweet place to visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marjean S
Reviewed May 20, 2018

The Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area was an interesting attraction for my wife and I to visit. It is a nice, green, park-like area if nothing else. I am not quite sure how to separate the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area from the Yuma Visitor's...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Kanbaatar
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Made a short walk around the Hotel and found this gem with some history of the area. Nice to see and learn about the Railroad.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nifty
Reviewed March 16, 2018

We stayed at the Garden Inn and went for a walk back by the reservoir and walked around to the river side and came across the park. Lots of interesting facts about the Yuma area, it's history and the importance of this area. Well worth...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Brando62
Reviewed February 12, 2018

We visited in January with our 2yr old grandson. He enjoyed looking in the engine, but had to be lifted up to see into the cab. The engine looks good from 30 feet, but, up close there is a lot of deterioration and instrument damage...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Morehouse93
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Stop by and get some education. This park is small but very quaint. It was well kept and the grass areas were green and manicured. The educational value was good and there was no cover charge to enter.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed February 1, 2018

The Colorado River, once called “the Nile of America” was a major barrier to those crossing the nation. Here at Yuma the river pinched just enough that a ferry could operate and, at the same time, the river was deep enough to maintain a port...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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