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Morelos Dam - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

C. Sexta, Vicente Guerrero, 21970 Cd Morelos, B.C., Mexico


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About Morelos Dam

A majestic dam built in 1950 across the Colorado River. It is located about 1 mile below the junction of the California border and the Colorado River between the town of Los Algodones. It is the final dam on the Colorado River. It is run by the International Boundary and Water Commission. The dam is noted as the location Chris McCandless crossed into Mexico by kayak.

Attractions Near Morelos Dam

Pilot Knob
Pilot Knob3.41km from Morelos Dam

A mountain peak in California. It is geologically a Volcanic plug connected to the Cargo Muchacho Mountains, the central portion of the mountains being about 7 miles north. It is an Area of Critical Environmental Concern administered by the Bureau of Land Management.

Carver Park
Carver Park8.98km from Morelos Dam

A beautiful park situated in the heart of Yuma, perfect for an easy break any time of the day. Four covered picnic areas offer shelter from the elements as well as BBQ grills, making Carver Park the perfect place for a small get-together with friends or family. It comprises of 18 acres of land and there are so many things to see and do.

West Wetlands Park
West Wetlands Park8.98km from Morelos Dam

A majestic public park at the northwest edge of Yuma, Arizona. It is located along the Colorado River within the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area. The 110‐acre West Wetlands Park is a jewel and beloved by the citizens of Yuma. There are so many things to see and do here.

Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area
Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area10.33km from Morelos Dam

Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area is a cultural crossroads offering visitors a diverse and intriguing history. It boasts two state historic parks, one National Historic Landmark—Yuma Crossing and Associated Sites—two new riverfront parks connected by a multi-use path, 400 acres of restored wetlands, and an interpretive plaza that tells the many stories of the Yuma Crossing.

Arizona Historical Society Sanguinetti House Museum and Gardens

The Sanguinetti House Museum and Gardens are open to the public for tours and tea throughout the day. Enjoy our exhibits and treat yourself to a delightfully decadent sweet from the Sanguinetti Chocolate Shoppe. Discover why the Sanguinetti House Museum and Gardens are known as the Jewel of Historic Yuma.

Yuma Art Center
Yuma Art Center10.56km from Morelos Dam

A majestic art centre, With over 100,000 visitors each year, which is home to the Division of Arts and Culture which advances the arts by providing distinct opportunities for community participation and artistic growth. They annually produces several theatre productions, over twenty visual art exhibitions, holds nearly fifty unique performing and visual arts classes and so more.

Where is Morelos Dam

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Yuma County
Yuma County
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Yuma County has a colorful history, which lives on today in a fast-growing, vibrant community. Major attractions in Yuma County are the historical Territorial Prison, the Yuma Crossing Historic Park.