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Local Attractions

Blythe Municipal Golf Course
3480 Quail Run Rd, Blythe, CA
760-922-7272

Celia’s Rainbow Garden
Plymouth Rd, Quartzsite, AZ in Town Park near intersection of E Senter St & N Plymouth
Memorial garden that is a must see for a quiet afternoon.

Celia's Garden

Cibola National Wildlife Refuge – 40 miles south

General Patton Memorial Museum
62-510 Chiriaco Road, Chiriaco Summit, CA
Nice military history museum.

Gunny’s RV Park and Military Museum
735 West Ocotillo Ln, Quartzsite, AZ
Open 9am – 5pm.

Hi Jolly Monument
465 N. Plymouth Ave., Quartzsite, AZ
GPS: N33 39.51, W114 14.08
Monument dedicated to one of the camel drivers of the Army’s great camel corps experiment. There is also a geocache here. For more info on the surrounding cemetery, click here.

Hi Jolly Memorial

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge – 50 miles south

Imperial Sand Dunes
If you are an off-road enthusiast, this is the place to go with your ATV or dune buggy!

Imperial Sand Dunes

Intaglios
Hwy 95 north of Blythe, CA 15 miles
Gigantic figures drawn into the ground by the ancients.

Blythe Intaglios

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree Park Exit off  I10 about 21 miles east of Indio, CA.

Kofa National Wildlife Refuge – 5 miles south on Hwy 95

London Bridge
McCulloch Blvd
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Besides the bridge which has shops and restaurants, there is also a local hot air balloon festival and a pyrotechnics show from the local pyrotechnics school.

London Bridge

Los Algadones, Mexico
7 miles south of  Yuma, AZ off US 8
Excellent place to shop for inexpensive eyeglasses, dental work, pharmaceuticals, purses, etc.

Los Algadones

Naked Bookstore Owner – Readers Oasis Books
690 E Main St., Quartzsite, AZ
Paul Winer, once an adult entertainer, chooses not to wear clothes while selling his books though his privates are covered. He is also an excellent musical artist who puts on sold out shows (with clothes) for the winter guests.

Quartzsite Museum
161 W. Main St., Quartzsite AZ
Original stage station and mining equipment. They have field trips to various places on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from November to March. Open Wed. through Sun. 10am – 4pm November through March.  Parking in back. Admission free. Donations accepted. 928-927-6159

Quartzsite Town Park
Near the intersection of E Senter St & N Plymouth, Quartzsite, AZ
The park has many activities such as a free disc golf course, a fitness course, RC model plane flying, a memorial garden, picnic tables and pavilions, playgrounds, ballfields, etc.

RC Model Plane Airport
Plymouth Ave., Quartzsite, AZ
Big boys must still have their toys and a place to fly them.

RC Model Airport

Slab City
Main St. East from Niland, CA
A place to camp free with no utilities among long-term and winter snowbirds. People from all walks of life and circumstances go there and have a good time together. Salvation Mountain there is interesting to see and climb. There is also a hot spring nearby for relaxing.

Salvation Mountain - Slab City

Yuma Proving Grounds
30 miles northeast of Yuma on Hwy95
Nice outdoor display of military tanks and rockets.

Yuma Proving Grounds

Yuma Territorial Prison
1 Prison Hill Road Yuma, AZ
Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm until May 31, 2013. From June 1 – September 30, the park will be open 9 am to 5 pm, but will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Experience the west through one of its most famous prisons. Excellent museum there with plenty to see and access to cells.

Yuma Territorial Prison