Oxbow Recreation and Wildlife Area

Phone:
Address:

Yuma Field Office Yuma, AZ 85365

Latitude/Longitude:
33.387648, -114.711844
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 ? mile east of Highway 78.

Fee Description:

$10 day-use; $15 overnight; $75 annually

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

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 an old river channel (oxbow) of the Colorado River. The site is heavily used on summer and holiday weekends, and is popular with winter visitors.