Experience the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area

We hope you will enjoy the following video that offers a visual overview of the beauty of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area (YCNHA) as a place. It also illustrates how the important work of the YCNHA organization in creating greater access to the Lower Colorado River, has greatly contributed to the transformation of the City of Yuma, Arizona into an exciting historic destination with a plethora of activities for history buffs, birders, bikers, hikers, and thrill seekers alike! The Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area has the distinction of being a National Historic Landmark, highlighted by a system of riverfront trails and parks, two state historic parks, and an historic downtown entertainment district nestled along the banks of the Lower Colorado River. So sit back and experience the beauty of Yuma!

Be Yuma’s Future By Investing In Its Past

The Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area invites you to invest in Yuma’s historical assets. Our two State Parks are in need of immediate TLC along with the Heritage Building and the Yuma East Wetlands. We need everyone’s help to preserve and restore our parks and buildings. Below are a list of investment opportunities. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Lisa or Sarah at 928-373-5198.

Colorado River State Historic Park

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A Treasure trove of history

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early life on the Colorado River

Yuma Territorial Prison

THE Legend LIVES ON.

Step back into the history of the Old West for a glimpse of convict life in the Arizona Territory.