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Arizona Interstate #8 Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
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118 ft.
City of Yuma Arizona - California/Arizona border
City of Yuma Arizona -  California/Arizona border
Yuma Arizona is located at the point where the Gila and Colorado Rivers converge. Attractions in Yuma: YUMA CROSSING STATE HISTORIC PARK The Quartermaster Depot was authorized by Congress in 1865 and served the entire Southwest as a material transfer and distribution point for troops stationed at the outposts of the Arizona Territory. - CENTURY HOUSE MUSEUM. Century House is one of Yuma's oldest and most historic buildings. - ST. THOMAS MISSION Built on the grounds of the original Mission founded by Father Garces in 1780. Other Yuma Attractions: Adair Park, Center of the World, Cocopah Museum, Colorado King I Paddleboat, Imperial Date Gardens, Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, The Peanut Patch, Picacho State Recreation Area, Yuma Proving Ground Heritage Center, Yuma Landing, Yuma River Tours, Yuma Valley Railway.
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0.1
118 ft.
Point of interest - crossing the Colorado River.
 Point of interest - crossing the Colorado River.
Crossing the Colorado River, Arizona.
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1.2
128 ft.
Exit #1
Access to Arizona, Yuma Visitor Information Center. Access to Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park. Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park: Between 1876 and 1909, this penitentiary housed many of Arizona's most dangerous and notorious criminals. The remains of the prison are now Arizona's most visited State Historic Park.
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1.8
128 ft.
Truck Weigh Station
West side highway.
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3.5
223 ft.
Exit #2 (16th Street)
Highway #95. North to community of Quartzsite, Parker, Lake Havasu City. South to communities of Somerton, San Luis, Mexico/Arizona border crossing. - Quartzsite was established in 1867 on the site of Old Fort Tyson. Historic and scenic areas include Crystal Hill, Tyson Tanks, Tyson Wells Museum and the Hi Jolly Monument, Castle Dome Peak. - Parker is located on the east bank of the Colorado River. There are two state parks and one county park in the Parker area. Buckskin Mountain State Park, River Island State Park.- Lake Havasu City, atractions:- The Colorado River, the London Bridge, the Mohave Desert, the Sonoran Desert.

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6.3
213 ft.
Exit #3 (Ave 3 E)
Route #280. South to Yuma International Airport U.S. Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma County Fair Grounds.
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12.3
217 ft.
Exit #7 (Araby Road)
Access to Arizona Western College, Northern Arizona University.
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15.7
217 ft.
Exit #9 (Ave 8 1/2 E)
Junction of Interstate #8 business route.
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19.7
279 ft.
Exit #12 (Fortuna Road)
Access to R.V. resorts, campgrounds.
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22.9
335 ft.
Exit #14 (Foothills Blvd.)
Access to R.V. resorts, campgrounds. Access to community of Foothills, Arizona.
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24.5
354 ft.
Point of interest
Crossing Fortuna Wash.
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27.3
482 ft.

U.S. Border Control Station.
U.S. Border Control Station.
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32.1
587 ft.

View from highway.
View from highway.
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33.4
344 ft.
Exit #21 (Dome Valley Bridge)
North to communities of Ligurta, Dome.
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35.8
272 ft.
Roadside highway turnout
Called parking area. Both sides of highway. No services.
22.9
36.8
240 ft.
Red Top Wash
Crossing Red Top Wash.
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38.8
249 ft.
Liqurta Wash
Crossing Liqurta Wash.
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49.5
269 ft.
Exit #30 (Ave 29 E)
North to community of Wellton, Arizona. Access to R.V. park North side highway.
31.5
50.7
282 ft.
Wellton Canal
Crossing the Wellton Canal.
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61.0
338 ft.
Exit #37 (Ave 36 E)
North to community of Roll, Arizona.
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67.6
361 ft.
Exit #42 (Ave 40 E)
North to community of Tacna Arizona. Services, lodging, fuel. Note to Eastbound traffic - no fuel for the next 26 miles. South access to Copper Mountain, Arizona RV Park R.V. Park south side of I-8 200+ spaces, rec. hall, and full amenities.
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88.0
522 ft.
Exit #54 (Ave 52 E)
South access to the Mohawk Valley.
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90.3
427 ft.

Arizona state rest areas, toilets, picnic tables, information signs on both side
Arizona state rest areas, toilets, picnic tables, information signs on both sides of highway.
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108.4
446 ft.
Exit #67 (Dateland Road)
North to community of Dateland Arizona. Services at highway, South side. Access to R.V. park, campground.
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118.2
502 ft.
Exit #73 (Aztec Road)
Access from highway.
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126.1
518 ft.
Exit #78 (Spot Road)

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127.6
541 ft.
Maricopa County Line
West boundary Maricopa County.
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135.0
614 ft.
Arizona State rest area
Arizona State rest area
Arizona State rest area, telephone, picnic tables, toilets, information signs. South side of highway. Photo from view of rest area.
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136.2
656 ft.
Arizona state rest area
Arizona state rest area, telephone, picnic tables, toilets, information signs, North side of highway.
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140.0
692 ft.
Exit #87 (Sentinel Road)
Community of Sentinel Arizona. North to communities of Agua Caliente, Hyder.
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142.4
712 ft.

View of highway.
View of highway.
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148.2
771 ft.

View of highway.
View of highway.
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156.5
771 ft.
Roadside highway turnout
Gravel. No services. South side of highway.
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163.2
725 ft.
View Painted Rock Mountains
Mountains North side of highway are called the Painted Rock Mountains.
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164.5
728 ft.
Exit #102 (Painted Rock Road)
Painted Rock Road and Curtis Valley Road.
106.3
171.0
741 ft.
Exit #106 (Paloma Road)
South to community of Theba Arizona.
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178.9
732 ft.
Eixt #111 (Citrus Valley Road)

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182.0
722 ft.
View from highway - Community of Gila Bend Arizona
View from highway -  Community of Gila Bend Arizona
Gila Bend Arizona, highway signs.
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185.2
728 ft.
Exit #115
Exit #115
Route#85. North to community of Gila Bend, North to Buckeye, Phoenix. South to Ajo, Sells. South to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona. Organ Pipe National Monument is located in the Sonoran Desert in the south of Arizona on the border of Mexico. The organ pipe cactus can only be found in the United States in Organ Pipe.

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192.0
840 ft.
Exit #119
Access to Hwy #85 North to community of Gila Bend Arizona.
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226.4
1834 ft.
Exit #140
Freeman Road.
148.8
239.5
1893 ft.
Roadside highway turnout
Arizona state rest area, toilets, picnic tables.
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243.9
1841 ft.
Exit #151
Route #84, North to communities of Stanfield, Casa Grande Arizona.

161.4
259.8
1358 ft.
Exit #161
Access to community of Stanfield Arizona. North of highway, South of communities of Jackrabbit, North Komelik.
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269.5
1368 ft.
Exit #167
Montgomery Road.
169.5
272.7
1391 ft.
Exit #169

172.4
277.5
1411 ft.
Exit #178 Domed House Curiousity
South 1/2 mile on South Thorton Road is an eccentric domed house and buildings.
174.4
280.7
1430 ft.
Exit #174
North to Casa Grande, Arizona. Founded in 1879, Casa Grande was named for the famous Hohokam Indian Ruins
179.5
288.9
1473 ft.
Exit #178A
Interstate Hwy #10. North to cities of Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Peoria. South to cities of Tucson, Nogales, Mexico.

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