Area maps: Places to go, sites to see, things to know
Whether you're a long-time resident or just here for a visit, here are some great areas to go exploring near Yuma:
Colorado River Map (PDF)
Includes information for camping, fishing, parks, sandbars, and hiking trails in the following areas along the Colorado River:
- Lower Colorado River
- Senator Wash Recreation Area
- Picacho State Recreation Area
- Martinez Lake Recreation Area
Imperial Sand Dunes Map (PDF)
Includes information on camping, riding, off-limits areas, restaurants and vendors in the following areas:
- Glamis Recreation Area
- South Dunes Recreation Area
- Old Plank Road
Located about 25 miles from Yuma on the California side of the Colorado River, the Little Picacho Wilderness area includes many hiking opportunities, including a sand wash near Little Picacho Peak.
There are no developed trails, but depending on your physical ability, you may either take an easy walk through the Muggins Wash, or a strenuous climb up the nearby peaks. Important to stay on designated trails and avoid area during rainy weather.
Nestled in the foothills of the Gila Mountains east of Yuma, Mine Shaft No. 2 is the head of the Fortuna Mine Interpretive Trail. Beyond the shaft, a trail marker beckons hikers to savor the rest of the experience. Permit is required for this trail and people should be cautious of open mine shafts, sink holes and venomous creatures.
Algodones, Mexico Map (PDF)
Includes information on restaurants, pharmacies and dentists in Los Algodones, Mexico.
Click here for more information online about travel in Mexico and Los Algodones businesses.
General map of Yuma including the Fortuna Foothills area.
General map of Somerton.
General map of San Luis and the Mexico Port of Entry.
General map of Wellton in East Yuma County.
Arizona Congressional District map (Google map)
Arizona Legislative District map (Google map)
Yuma County Redistricting map on Yuma county website
Click here for a list of voting precinct maps on Yuma County website