Yuma Territorial Prison Park in Yuma County, Arizona, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Yuma Territorial Prison Park

220 Prison Hill Rd, Yuma, AZ 85364, USA

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About Yuma Territorial Prison Park

Yuma Territorial Prison is a former prison located in Yuma, Arizona, United States. More than 3,000 desperadoes, convicted of crimes ranging from polygamy to murder, were imprisoned in rock and adobe cells here during 1876 and 1909. The cells, main gate, and guard tower are still standing, providing visitors with a glimpse of convict life in the Southwest a century ago.



Attractions near Yuma Territorial Prison Park

Mastodon Peak157.08km from Yuma Territorial Prison Park

Hiking trail through an old mine, three mile hike to the peak offers panoramic views of south eastern side of Joshua Tree National Park.

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument175.48km from Yuma Territorial Prison Park

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is a U.S. national monument and UNESCO biosphere reserve located in extreme southern Arizona that shares a border with the Mexican state of Sonora. The park is the only place in the United States where the organ pipe cactus grows wild.

Cholla Cactus Garden180.69km from Yuma Territorial Prison Park

An intense concentration of cholla cactus. The small hike is through level plains, a mile in total on a loop.

Jumbo Rocks Campground194.55km from Yuma Territorial Prison Park

Campground surrounded by large boulders and rock formations for which the Joshua Tree National Park is well known for.

Viejas Casino & Resort195.85km from Yuma Territorial Prison Park

Viejas Casino and Resort is a hotel-casino and outlet center owned by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, located in Alpine, California. The casino has over 2,000 slot machines, up to 86 table games, three restaurants, a deli, bingo, an off-track betting facility, lounge, concert venues and multiple indoor and outdoor meeting spaces.

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens196.2km from Yuma Territorial Prison Park

A zoo and botanic garden combination dedicated to the deserts of the world. The programs provide environmental education, native wildlife rehabilitation, plant propagation, and habitat restoration, and captive breeding of African and Sonoran Desert species, including the iconic desert bighorn sheep.

Where is Yuma Territorial Prison Park

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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.