Western Arizona Travel Guide

West Arizona is also known as the "west coast" of Arizona because of its many miles of Colorado River shoreline. Some of the most popular West Arizona attractions are towns on the Colorado River and Lake Havasu and historic Yuma Arizona, near Arizona's border with Mexico.

Colorado River Towns in West Arizona

Bullhead City
Bullhead City is located in Northwest Arizona, on the Colorado River, across the river from Laughlin, Nevada. It is a few miles north of the fort Mojave Indian Reservation and about 100 miles south of Las Vegas.

Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu was created by building a dam on the Colorado River. Attractions include the London Bridge and Lake Havasu itself.

Parker, Arizona

Ehrenberg, Arizona

Yuma, Arizona

Other West Arizona Towns:

Oatman, Arizona
Ghost town in the mountains of West Arizona that is famous for its burros.



All Western Arizona Towns by Name

Attractions in West Arizona:

West Arizona Wildlife Refuges
- Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge
- Cibola National Wildlife Refuge
- Havasu National Wildlife Refuge

Counties in West Arizona
Information about the counties of West Arizona, organized from north to south. Includes Mohave County, La Paz County, and Yuma County.

National Parks in West Arizona
- Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area

State Parks in West Arizona
West Arizona state parks include Alamo Lake State Park, Buckskin Mountain State Park, Cattail Cove State Park, Lake Havasu State Park, River Island State Park, Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park, and Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park.

Other West Arizona Attractions
- Lake Havasu
- Lake Mead
- London Bridge
- Hoover Dam
- Yuma Quartermaster Depot
- Yuma Territorial Prison

Nevada Towns on the West Arizona Border

Laughlin, Nevada

California Towns on the West Arizona Border

Needles, California

Blythe, California

Mexican Towns Near West Arizona

San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico
The town of San Luis Rio Colorado is located in the northwest corner of the Mexican state of Sonora, about 23 miles south of Yuma, Arizona.

More West Arizona Resources
- Arizona Tourism Office: Arizona's West Coast
- Frommer's Western Arizona Guide
- Scenic Drive: Arizona's West Coast
- Things to Do In Arizona: West Coast

Other Regions of Arizona

Pictures of Arizona

See also:
Arizona Travel Guide
United States Travel Guide
Pan America Travel Guide

2014 Arizona Wall Calendars at Amazon.com

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