Off-Roading in Yuma

November 30, 2019

2. Dripping Springs is another scenic trail that works its way through several historic mines, stone cabins and Native American petroglyphs. Stay away from the Gold Nugget Mine, which is still active. This trail is of moderate difficulty, growing increasingly challenging. While it’s 6.3 miles just one way, allow for three to four hours for … Continued

Where to Eat in Yuma When You Need a Break

November 13, 2019

Sometimes you just need a break from the predictable routine of the everyday. And let’s face it, you can stare at the fridge for the next five minutes but you likely won’t find much that will appeal to you as much as savoring a mouth-watering porterhouse steak. Go ahead, you know that you’ll love dining … Continued

Meet the Managers of our Yuma RV Resort and Campground

October 24, 2019

Yuma RV Resort Management Team We’d like to take a moment to say: “Thank you,” for all of their hard work, dedication and commitment. We’re lucky to have them, and we’re sure that you agree. Meet our on-site management team, husband and wife: “Jim and Lynn.” 1. What makes Friendly Acres special? Jim: “The first … Continued

Enjoy Three Great Easy Hiking Trails in Yuma, Arizona

October 10, 2019

The many wide-open areas all around Yuma offer some surprisingly easy, fun-filled hiking opportunities. Hiking trails range from a relaxing stroll to a lung-busting wilderness challenge. This post will focus on the former. Whether you’re a hiking newbie or accompanied by small children there are easy hiking trails in Yuma that will exceed your expectations. … Continued

Pickleball Takes the Country by Storm

September 30, 2019

What IS Pickleball? How the Game is Played The ball is served with an underarm stroke so that contact with the ball is made below waist-level in an upward arc. The server hits from behind the baseline on one side of the center line, aiming diagonally to the opponent’s service court, similar to tennis. Points … Continued

A Must Visit: Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

September 19, 2019

Friendly Acres RV Resort is near Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, near Yuma, Arizona. Why mention this? For starters, it’s unexpected beauty of wetlands in the Sonoran Desert is a sight to behold. It’s not what you’d expect to find in a desert. Just as you’ll discover by experiencing the breathtaking beauty of the wildlife refuge, … Continued

Telegraph Pass Trail near Yuma

August 30, 2019

Friendly Acres RV Resort is near Telegraph Pass Trail. Why do we mention that? We, suspect you’ve come to Yuma to breathe some of that fresh, clean desert air and you may also want to stretch your legs. Well…maybe “stretching your legs” is a bit on the modest side. If you’re looking for a bit … Continued

The Imperial Sand Dunes

August 16, 2019

We’ve talked about some great things to do and see here when you’re staying with us at Friendly Acres RV Resort, and the Imperial Sand Dunes is one of them. It is a great place to visit that you’ve almost certainly seen before, even if you don’t realize exactly what it is. Imperial Sand Dunes … Continued

A Park with a History- Colorado River State Historic Park

July 26, 2019

Colorado River State Historic Park The Colorado River State Historic Park was opened and dedicated as recently as 1997, but its history stretches back to more than a hundred years before that. The state park is located on what used to be part of the Yuma Quartermaster Depot (QMD) established all the way back in … Continued

Heading to Historic Downtown Yuma

July 12, 2019

Historic Downtown Yuma Down at the end of the Gia Trail, you’ll find the heart of “old Yuma” on Main Street. This is the path that 60,000 gold seekers followed on their way to California in 1849. The problem with adobe buildings is that when they get wet, they melt back into mud and with … Continued

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