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Top attractions to explore in Yuma County

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.

Attractions in Yuma County

Yuma Territorial Prison Park220 Prison Hill Rd, Yuma, AZ 85364, USA

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.

Map of attractions in Yuma County