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Roxaboxen Park, 825 South 2nd Street at West 8th Avenue, Yuma, AZ.

On Trip Advisor, I was surfing Things To Do in Yuma, Arizona, and I happened upon the most... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Cool to see in connection with the book

My kids love the book so it was really great to stop here. It's HOT and, if you know the book, its... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Meaghan M
Tucson, Arizona
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Jan 24, 2019
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Apr 3, 2018
“Roxaboxen Park, 825 South 2nd Street at West 8th Avenue, Yuma, AZ.”
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

based on the writer's history growing up near this "park" this "park" became "real." it has the appropriate sign stating the parks name. once you climb to the "park" itself you'll find a mural of the USA behind a metal screen which has been vandalized...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

On Trip Advisor, I was surfing Things To Do in Yuma, Arizona, and I happened upon the most interesting name of a park here, Roxaboxen Park. I looked over the reviews and noted everyone suggests you first read a children's book titled Roxaboxen. So my...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

My kids love the book so it was really great to stop here. It's HOT and, if you know the book, its level of entertainment is connected to YOU so there isn't "stuff" to entertain you here. A great place to make a connection to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Meaghan M
Reviewed September 1, 2017

To clarify, this is not an average park but more of an historic site. There is a children's book Roxaboxen which should be read first. Then head to the park to recreate the experiences. It is the actual site that inspired the book. I think...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Carol T
Reviewed May 27, 2017

This is definitely not your average park. The first time I went here I researched it because I had heard it was just a empty lot. To my surprise that wasn't far from the truth but there is more to it. For those unfamiliar to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

This is a fun picnic spot. Please be sure to read the book, it will mean so much more. Paint a few rocks at home, and bring them by to add to the collection. We brought pizza and drinks and enjoyed the beautiful November weather.

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank carpenter100
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Remembering this children's book and see the actual place it was inspired by was nostalgic. I'm so glad Yuma has saved this little treasure. During another visit a homeless person had taken over the bench. I know all of need a place to be but...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank nalguire
Reviewed September 12, 2016

If you have read the children's book of the same name, then you will like this little park. Otherwise, don't bother

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank stitchinqueen_12
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Be sure to read the book Roxaboxen before visiting this park. The book is based on a true story of a girl with a great imagination.

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank dougs477
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