Location

Yuma Quartermaster Depot Locator Map

Elevation 120 feet   Fees

Contact the Park:
(928) 783-0071
Yuma Quartermaster Depot SHP
201 N. 4th Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85364

Facilities

Visitor Center Restrooms Gift Shop Museum Group: Day Use Areas Picnic Areas/Shelters

Nearest Services: 1 block

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511 Speed Code

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Park's Speed Code: 4251#

Fees

Park Entrance Fees:
Adult (14+): $4.00
Youth (7–13): $2.00
Child (0–6): FREE

Fee Schedule

Nearby State Parks

Visit nearby Arizona State Parks.

Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park
This nearby park, which operated between 1876 and 1909, features the prison’s original cellblocks, dining hall, and cemetery; as well as a reconstructed guard tower and modern Visitor Center.
1 mile.

Buckskin Mountain State Park
131 miles.

River Island Unit
133 miles.

Cattail Cove State Park
142 miles.

Area Attractions

The following links are provided as a convenience only; they are not a recommendation of any product, service, or organization. Read our External Link Disclaimer for more information. Arizona State Parks maintains this list at its own discretion. Links will open in a new window and leave the Arizona State Parks website.

Algodones, B.C., Mexico External Link
A popular Mexican town for tourists, Algodones is approximately 8 miles from the park and offers medical and dental services, pharmacies, restaurants, and shopping. A passport or passport card is required for all border crossings.

Colorado River Siphon External Link
The Colorado River Siphon is a large, inverted siphon that carries canal water from California underneath the Colorado River and into Arizona. The siphon, constructed as part of the Bureau of Reclamation's Yuma Project, was completed in 1912 and brought water from Laguna Dam to irrigate the Yuma Valley. The siphon is still in use and the outlet on the Arizona side of the river can be seen just east of the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park.

Felicity, CA External Link
The town of Felicity offers visitors a chance to see what has been geographically declared the “Center of the World,” based on a children’s book entitled “Coe the Good Dragon at the Center of the World.” The site boasts a Museum of History in Granite and a portion of the original steps leading up the Eiffel Tower.

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge External Link
Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, located just north of Yuma, offers visitors a chance for bird watching and wildlife viewing. Imperial NWR is located along the Colorado River and showcases riparian species.

Kofa National Wildlife Refuge External Link
Kofa National Wildlife Refuge exhibits rugged, mountainous terrain inhabited by bighorn sheep and countless native plant species.

Laguna Dam External Link
Upon its completion in 1909, Laguna Dam became the first dam constructed on the Colorado River. The dam was initially constructed as part of the Yuma Project, a large-scale irrigation project to bring water to Yuma Valley agricultural fields.

Old Plank Road External Link
Just west of Yuma are the rolling hills of the Imperial Sand Dunes. In the early 1900s, travelers crossed the dunes via a plank road that spanned the approximately 6-mile width of the dunes. A small section of the original plank road still remains on the dunes and is accessible to the public.

Old Town Yuma
The historic Old Town Yuma district includes the areas of Main Street and the streets just before and after Main. Some of Yuma’s oldest buildings are located within the district, which hosts a number of present-day gift shops and restaurants.

Quechan Museum Gift Shop
The Quechan Museum Gift Shop is located on the Quechan Reservation, and can be found on the hill just across the Ocean to Ocean Bridge and behind the St. Thomas Mission. The gift shop, which features tribal crafts, is housed within a trailer among the historic Fort Yuma buildings (not open to the public).

Roxaboxen External Link
Roxaboxen is a small park, located at 8th St. and 2nd Ave., dedicated to the memory of a make-believe town of the same name that was created by local children in the early 1900s. Today, schoolchildren around the world have become familiar with this place through the popular children’s story of Roxaboxen, by author Alice McLerran.

Sanguinetti House Museum External Link
The Sanguinetti House Museum is located within the former home of prominent Yuma businessman E.F. Sanguinetti. The home dates to the 1870s and displays both period rooms and exhibits about the early history of Yuma.

Tumco Ghost Town and Gold Mine External Link
Tumco Ghost Town is the site of an old gold mine dating from the late 1800s through the early 1900s. All that remains of the abandoned town include building foundations, the old cyanide tanks, and a cemetery.

Yuma Art Center External Link
The Yuma Art Center, located next to the historic Yuma Theatre, showcases rotating displays of artwork from local artists. The center also includes a gift shop, dark room, and pottery studio.

Yuma East Wetlands External Link
The Yuma East Wetlands is a land restoration project to reestablish native vegetation and wildlife habitat along the Colorado River. Unlike the West Wetlands, the East Wetlands are a strictly natural area without playground equipment.

Yuma Proving Ground Heritage Center External Link
The Yuma Proving Ground’s Heritage Center museum explores military history from WWII up through the present day and includes displays of army uniforms, photos, equipment, and vehicles.

Yuma River Tours External Link
The Yuma River Tours offers a number of scenic boating tour packages that launch from Fisher’s Landing at Martinez Lake, just north of Yuma. 

Yuma West Wetlands
The West Wetlands is a popular family park that features a children’s playground, hummingbird garden, and native revegetation area.

Related Links

Yuma Convention and Visitors Bureau External Link
Learn more about the area.

Yuma Country Chamber of Commerce External Link
Learn more about the area.

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