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Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

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12812 Wildlife Way, Yuma, AZ 85365, USA, Yuma, AZ
+1 520-783-4400
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Lots to see

There was so much to see here. We hiked the painted trail and saw donkeys and sheeps. We ate lunch... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Zitea C
Hummingbirds

Don't normally review attractions but this place is amazing. Had visited the Yuma Prison and... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
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Stretching 30 miles along the Colorado River, and encompassing desert and wetlands, this site has plentiful plant and animal life and is a great place for bird watching, hiking, boating and fishing.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“painted desert” (11 reviews)
“lake road” (2 reviews)
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12812 Wildlife Way, Yuma, AZ 85365, USA, Yuma, AZ
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+1 520-783-4400
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

There was so much to see here. We hiked the painted trail and saw donkeys and sheeps. We ate lunch at the nice lake park. The visitors center was helpful and a good video to see.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Don't normally review attractions but this place is amazing. Had visited the Yuma Prison and Quartermaster store on previous visits to Yuma and were looking for something to pass a spare afternoon. Had planned to be at the Yuma Air Show all day but the...More

Thank SugarloafView
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

If you're in the area, this is a neat place to stop. We did a hike, about 1.5mi long - perfect in the cooler months! It's pretty remote & nice to see the outdoors in a place that's not loaded with tourists.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is a hour hike in the desert and is a great way to see the country side. The climb is not hard but good walking shoes are a must. I would recommend this trail for everyone who is a first time visitor. A very...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

What a find! Great place to visit. The people at the visitor center were helpful and friendly. The visitor center is on a dirt road which was well graded and easy to drive. We hiked Painted Desert Trail which is about 3 miles from the...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Our group have been going here for day hikes for the last couple years. We hike twice a month at INWR. Usually our guide is Dave and he has another volunteer with him. Dave is very informative about the area and wildlife. Most of the...More

Thank gjsamson
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Beautiful landscapes here. Not much to really do in Yuma. This is a nice way to see nature in the area.

1  Thank Curtez151
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Went with a group of birders and truly loved our time here. Beautiful scenery, quiet and peaceful. Saw many beautiful birds. Pack a lunch and eat at the picnic area beside the information center. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank carolgorenc
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

I really enjoyed the drive! The variety of terrain was interesting - water, volcanic rocks, sand, white rocks, and higher sharp hills (maybe mountains if you haven't lived near the Rockies!). My camera was happy - lots of landscape photography available. My ONLY complaint was...More

3  Thank jstauf51
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nice place to hike and maybe see some of the local residents of the desert. Medium difficulty hiking. Very enjoyable!

Thank Linda H
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Ruby S
31 December 2016|
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Response from Fairbanks_AKCamper | Reviewed this property |
No, not on the refuge.
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