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Yuma's State Parks Settle Into Summer Schedules

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Yuma's State Parks Settle Into Summer Schedules
Seasonal hours in effect at Quartermaster Depot and Territorial Prison

Yuma, Ariz. — Effective June 1, the Yuma Quartermaster Depot and Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Parks entered into summer schedules, meaning weekly closures at two of Yuma's top tourist attractions.

The Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park — including the Yuma Visitor Information Center and Yuman Interest Gifts and Souvenirs Shop, operated by Yuma Visitors Bureau — will be closed on Mondays until the end of September. Summer hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with last park entry at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Yuma Quartermaster Depot and the Visitor Information Center are located at 201 N. 4th Avenue. Call 928-783-0071 for park information.

The Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, through September 30. Open Thursdays through Mondays, summer hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the last entry into the park at 4:30 p.m. Yuma Territorial Prison is located at 220 N. Prison Hill Road. Call 928-783-4771 for park information.

Both parks will resume regular operating days and times starting the first week of October. Summer hours for the administrative offices of Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area (928-373-5198) and Yuma Visitors Bureau (928-376-0100) are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Both offices are located at Old City Hall, 180 W. 1st Street.


The Yuma Visitors Bureau is always happy to assist members of print, digital and broadcast media, either on assignment or pitching an idea with a Yuma angle.

Visit Yuma team can suggest itineraries and facilitate visits, or provide you with the inspired details to help nail down an assignment.  We pride ourselves on always going "above and beyond."

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For more information, contact Linda Morgan at 928-376-0100 (office), email Thanks for your interest in the Yuma area.

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Background info:

Fast Facts About YVB

 Fast Facts About Yuma 

Yuma history - narrative

Yuma historic timeline


Research and statistics

Yuma Winter Visitors Study 2017-2018

Yuma Winter Visitors Study 2017-2018 Executive Summary

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