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ARIZONA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
KOFA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
PALM CANYON
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Palm Canyon AZ
The photos speak for themselves...
and the cell phone had a strong, clear signal.

There is a tent area at the end of the road.
There are several pull-outs where you can
RV or car camp.

Kofa NWR was established in 1939 for the
protection of desert bighorn sheep. The refuge
encompasses 660,000 acres of the Sonoran Desert.

Palm Canyon is known for it's native California
Fan Palms. Few in number, less than 100, plus
one or two other groves around the state, are
the only native palms in Arizona.

Road towards Palm Canyon
Road towards Palm Canyon

14 Day Camping Limit
Campfires permitted, but is recommended to
bring your own wood.

Palm Canyon Views
Palm Canyon Views

WILDLIFE YOU MAY SEE
Gila Monster
Gambel Quail
Gray Fox
Desert Tortoise
Coyote
Desert Bighorn Sheep
Bobcat
Mule Deer
Early morning and late afternoon are
usually the best times to see wildlife.

RATTLESNAKE FACTS

Cactus at Palm Canyon
Cactus at Palm Canyon

DIRECTIONS:
Hwy 95 / Milepost 85
Between Yuma and Quartzsite Arizona.
Apx.18 miles south of Quartzsite.

Kofa National Wildlife Refuge has
several other camp areas.
KOFA NWR / CRYSTAL HILL
Hwy 95 / Milepost 95
Apx. 8 miles south of Quartzsite
KOFA NWR / KING VALLEY
Hwy 95 / Milepost 76-77
Apx. 51 miles north of Yuma
KOFA NWR / CASTLE DOME
Hwy.95 / Milepost 55

MAP
These are our personal hand drawn maps
Not guaranteed for accuracy

Purified/ Filtered drinking water in Quartzsite.
Shower at Q Laundromat in Quartzsite $5 per person.
Showers at Lake Havasu State Park $7 per car.
Cheapest gas in Parker or Lake Havasu City.

Camped here 2003
Camped here 2004
Camped here Jan.7, 2005

Colorado River
Colorado River / Cibola NWR

Painted Roack Petroglyphs
Painted Rock Petroglyphs

Also see: ALAMO LAKE
Also see:
BETTY'S KITCHEN
Also see:
BLAIR VALLEY
Also see:
BOX CANYON
Also see:
CARRIZO BADLANDS
Also see:
CHOCOLATE MOUNTAINS
Also see:
CIBOLA
Also see:
CRAGGY WASH
Also see:
CRYSTAL HILL
Also see: DOME ROCK MOUNTAIN
Also see:
GLAMIS
Also see:
KING VALLEY
Also see:
LAKE HAVASU
Also see:
MOJAVE DESERT
Also see:
NEEDLE MOUNTAINS
Also see:
ORGAN PIPE CACTUS
Also see:
OSBORNE WASH
Also see:
PAINTED CANYON
Also see:
PAINTED ROCK PETROGLYPH
Also see:
PALO VERDE
Also see:
PLOMOSA ROAD
Also see:
SLAB CITY
Also see:
SCADDAN WASH
Also see:
SLAB CITY
Also see:
SONORAN DESERT
Also see:
SWANSEA TOWNSITE

Parker 425 Desert race 2007
Parker 425 Desert Race
Feb.3, 2007

PARKER 425 DESERT RACE
Photos from Parker 425 Desert Race
Osborne Wash Area
February 3, 2007

Salvation Mountain
Salvation Mountain

SALVATION MOUNTAIN
Leonard Knight's Salvation Mountain
Take Hwy.111 towards Niland, CA

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Free campgrounds and camping
ARIZONA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
KOFA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
PALM CANYON