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Oxbow Recreation and Wildlife Area, AZ

Bureau of Land Management

Oxbow Recreation and Wildlife Area

Oxbow Recreation and Wildlife Area provides RV and tent camping sites, a boat launch, and a day use area on old river channel (oxbow) of the Colorado River. The site is heavily used on summer and holiday...[more]

Address

Yuma Field Office
2555 Gila Ridge Rd
Yuma, AZ 85365
Phone:(928)317-3200
Email:BLM_AZ_YFOWEB@blm.gov

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Directions

The site is located approximately 23 miles south of Blythe, CA and 68 miles northwest of Yuma, AZ. From I-10: Exit at Neighbours Blvd. /CA-78 in Blythe, California, heading south on Highway 78. From I-8: Exit north on Ogilby Rd. Turn right on Highway 78 heading north. The site is approximately 3 miles south of Palo Verde, California, at Colorado River mile 100. Turn east onto the gravel road at sign marked "Colorado River." Oxbow is Y mile east of Highway 78.

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • CLIMBING CLIMBING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • PICNICKING PICNICKING
  • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  • WATER SPORTS WATER SPORTS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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