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  Quartzsite Chamber of
     Commerce, Inc.
          100 East Main Street,
           Post Office Box 85
        Quartzsite, AZ 85346-0085
             (928) 927-5600
          Fax (928) 927-7438

  Quartzsite Tourist & Visitor
     Information Center
           (Located inside the
            Chamber Building)
           Post Office Box 85
        Quartzsite, AZ 85346-0085
             (928) 916-1888
          Fax (298) 927-7438

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             Mayor’s Letter                             Table of Contents
      The town of Quartzsite for many             Mayor’s Letter .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6
      decades has welcomed winter visitors
      and tourist to the community. Our           Town Councilmembers  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6
      friendliness, mild weather, beautiful       Town Supervisors  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6
      desert and mountains have resulted
      in our winter population growing to         Welcome Letter .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 8
      millions each year.                         Community Profile .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10
      To better improve your stay, we have        Sites In and Around Quartzsite .  .  .  .  . 12
      continually expanded our infrastructure
      and continue to grow in the many            How Quartzsite Came to Be .  .  .  .  .  .  . 14
      services we have to offer.                  Town Map  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 16
      Your enjoyment and comfort are              Schedules and Events  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 18
      important to us and we constantly look      Sites to See in the Area  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 20
      for better ways to serve you.
                                                  Important Pnone Numbers  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 22
      I personally would like to welcome all
      of you to the “Quartzsite Phenomenon”.      Associations .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 22
      It’s guaranteed that you will continue to   Directory Listings .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 23
      visit us for years to come.
                                                  Transit Information  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 34
      Chuck Busby                                 Church Information  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 34
      Acting Mayor

      Town Councilmembers
         & Supervisors
          Quartzsite Town Council
              Mayor Verlyn Michel
            Vice Mayor Chuck Busby
          Councilmember Herman York
           Councilmember Walt Akin
         Councilmember Carolyn Guthrie
          Councilmember Hal Davidson
          Councilmember Wes Huntley

                 Town Manager
                     Dan Field

         La Paz County Supervisors
              District  - Gene Fisher
             District  - Clifford Edey
             District  - Mary A. Scott
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                       Welcome to Quartzsite

We in Quartzsite pride ourselves on living in one of the friendliesttowns in the west.
Wherever you go, most of our folks say, “Hi – How can we help you?”
This season was one of the best on record even with higher fuel cost. It seems to have
exceeded even 2005 tallies, with published records showing upward of 4 million winter
visitors to our desert town.
Quartzsite seems to be growing along with the surge in visitors! Our many Gem and
Mineral, RV and Swap Meet shows are Continually upgrading and expanding. We have a
first class Fire department, Police department, Library and K-12 schools.
Our Park and Recreation facilities as well as many other senior and youth services have
There are many miles of beautiful hiking and ATV trails on BLM land for all to use and enjoy.
Stop by and see the Chamber and Tourism offices at 100 East Main Street for whatever
needs you might have: maps, directions, copies, brochures or pamphlets, even fax or phone
services. Internet service will soon be available as well.
You will find our staff very helpful and looking forward to serving you.

Best Regards,
C. Richard Oldham, President
Quartzsite Chamber of Commerce

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               Quartzsite Community Profile                                                                        Quartzsite Community Profile

QUARTZSITE, ARIZONA –                                                                                                                       A I R P O RT
Known as the “Desert Phenomenon”, Quartzsite is truly the gem of La Paz Valley.                      Residents of Quartzsite have access to the Parker Municipal Airport with one 4,800-foot,
                                                                                                     hard surface, lighted runway, equipped with UNICOM radio. Quartzsite has four private
Situated 125 miles west of Phoenix at the junction of Interstate 10 and U.S. Highway 95, it          air strips, permission required for use.
enjoys a close association with the Colorado River, just 17 miles to the west.
The Mohave Desert setting, just 879 feet above sea level, holds its own mystique. The                                          C O M M U N I T Y FAC I L I T I E S
surrounding mountains add to the overall appeal, creating a scenic environment that is known         Quartzsite offers a broad range of community facilities including an 80-acre town park,
for pristine desert views and glorious sunsets.                                                      Celia’s Rainbow Botanical Gardens, three swimming pools (private for mobile home
With it’s unique reputation for catering to travelers, Quartzsite is the ‘destination of choice’     park patrons), a senior citizens hall, recreation centers, a public library, and 22 private
for literally millions of adventurer seekers, as well as the vendors who bring a vast array of       shuffleboard courts and a community services building.
treasurers from all over the world to sell. Those who come to work obviously enjoy the region’s
many offerings as much as the vacationers.                                                                                          C O M M U N I C AT I O N
Quartzsite was established in 1897 on the site of Old Fort Tyson, a privately built structure        In addition to news sources from the rest of the state, Quartzsite has two weekly
constructed in 1856 by Charles Tyson for protection against marauding Indians. Named                 newspapers, “The Quartzsite Times” and “The Parker Pioneer” and “KBUX-FM” radio
Quartzsite because quartz were discovered in the area, the name ultimately evolved to                station. Internet access is provided by local servers.
“Quartzsite” due to an error in spelling.
Quartzsite was incorporated in 1989. According to page 139 of the Comprehensive Economic                                               E D U C AT I O N A L
Development Strategy prepared by The Western Arizona Economic Development District,                  There is one elementary school in Quartzsite; high school students attend Bicentennial
adopted June 2005, “the Town of Quartzsite receives close to 4,ooo,ooo visitor nights each           Union High School in Salome or the Quartzsite Scholars’ Academy. For more information
year. It is obvious that the Town of Quartzsite is justly included in any listing of major Arizona   please visit the Quartzsite Elementary School. For more information on Salome High
tourist attractions, ranking up with such sites as Sedona, the Grand Canyon and others as            School please visit Salome High School . The Quartzsite Scholars’ Academy is available on
one of the States major draws, and that Quartzsite Tourism must be considered a significant          line too.
contributor to the State’s tourism industry.
                                                                                                     There is a medical center staffed (four) year-round, and two medical centers staffed by four
                  P R I N CIPAL ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES                                                  doctors from fall to spring with reduced staff during the summer. Ambulance service is
Tourism is the major contributor to Quartzsite’s economy. The retail trade and service sectors       available in Quartzsite. Full medical facilities are available in Blythe, CA (22 miles away),
benefit from the many visitors that reside at numerous [more than 70] mobile home and RV             and Parker, AZ (35 miles away). A medivac heliport is located at the Quartzsite Fire
parks in the vicinity between October and March each year.
                                                                                                     Department with 24-hour EMT service.
Beginning in October, nine major gem and mineral shows as well as swap Meets and sales lots
of almost every type and kind appear to cater to the needs of the many visitors. These shows                                              FINANCIAL
are advertised nationally through out the course of the year, popularizing Quartzsite and bring      Horizon Community Bank is Located at 225 N. Central (Hwy 95). Four banks are available
new growth to the region. The Western Area Economic Development District estimate more than
4 million people attend these events each year.
                                                                                                     in Parker and three in Blythe, CA. ATMs are available throughout Quartzsite. Quartzsite
                                                                                                     businesses are eligible for assistance in financial fixed assets through the Finance Division
Quartzsite’s other large employers are Love’s Truck/Auto Center, Pilot Truck Center, Fast Food       of the Arizona Department of Commerce. La Paz County is designated an Enterprise Zone
and Full Service restaurants, the Town of Quartzsite, ADOT and Quartzsite Post Office.               which offers significant incentives to expanding or newly locating businesses.

                                                                                                                                     G OV E R N M E N TA L
                                                                                                     Quartzsite is governed by a Mayor, Town Council, Town Manager and Town Clerk. The
                                                                                                     Town is served by the Town Police Department with eight officers, the Department of Public
                                                                                                     Safety and the La Paz County Sheriff’s Department. The fire department has seven full-
                                                                                                     time and 10 part-time personnel. Quartzsite is located within La Paz County.

                                                                                                                       LOD G I N G & M E E T I N G FAC I L I T I E S
                                                                                                     There are three (3) motels with a total of 74 units available and four meeting facilities
                                                                                                     with the largest seating more than 1,000 persons. Quartzsite also offers over 70 mobile
                                                                                                     home and RV parks with 6,117 total spaces. Quartzsite is surrounded by BLM land for
                                                                                                     day use, long-term camping and 14-day free camping, for more information contact

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                  Sites in and around Quartzsite
1.    Stone Cabin                   30. Harquahala Peak                  56. The Cinnabar Mine
2.    The Cabin at Goodman                Smithsonian Solar              57. Red Cloud Mine
      Mine                                Observatory
                                                                         58. Valenzula Gold Mine
3.    The Cabin by Tyson Wash       31.   Harrisburg Townsite
                                                                         59. Joseph Cone’s Cabin
4.    The Spanish Wall & Cabin      32.   Hi Jolly Monument &
                                          Cemetery                       60. The Black Mountain
5.    The Cabin at the Belle of                                                Museum
      Arizona Mine                  33.   Picture Rock
                                          (Tyson Tanks)                  61. Plant Ghost Town
6.    The Cabin at Dos Picachos                                          62. Winchester Ghost Town
      Mine                          34.   Swansea Ghost Town
                                    35.   Tyson Wells Stage Stop         63. Norton Landing
7.    Dripping Springs
                                          Museum                         64. Oatman
8.    Old Gold Miners Graves
                                    36.   La Paz County Centennial       65. Camp Bouse
9.    Grinding Holes and                  Park
      Petroglyphs                                                        66. East Cactus Plain
                                    37.   Wenden Cemetery                      Wilderness Area
10.   Lazarus Tanks
                                    38.   Ramsey Mine                    67. Bill Williams Wildlife
11.   Old Stone Fire Place                                                     Refuge
                                    39.   Quartzsite Tourist & Visitor
12.   The Footprint in the Rock           Information Center             68. Kofa Game Refuge
13.   Horse Tanks and Grinding      40.   Celia’s Rainbow Gardens &      69. Tenahatchipi Pass Desert
      Holes                               Nature Trail                         Drive
14.   Palm Canyon                   41.   Ehrenberg Historical           70.   Vicksburg Mine
15.   The King of Arizona Mine,           Cemetery                       71.   Petroglyphs / Highway
      North Star Mine, Kofa Butte   42.   Cibola National Wildlife             60
16.   Lead Well                           Refuge                         72.   Indian Springs
17.   Quartzsite Rock Alignment     43.   Intaglios Southwest of         73.   Quartzsite Town Park
      & Intaglios                         Quartzsite
                                                                         74.   Ehrenberg County Park
18.   Castle Dome Mine Museum       44.   Q Mountain Trail
      & Rock Shop                                                        75.   Colorado River / Ehrenberg
                                    45.   Old Mine Site
19.   Kofa National Wildlife                                             76.   Bouse Mining Museum
                                    46.   Bead & Gem Museumat
      Refuge                              Hardies                        77.   Bouse County Park
20.   Alamo Lake                    47.   Quartzsite Chamber of          78.   Turtle Sanctuary
21.   Blythe Intaglios                    Commerce                       79.   Yuma Territorial Prison
22.   Bouse Historic Assay Office   48.   Aha Khav Tribal Preserve             State Park
23.   Camp Bouse                    49.   Kofa Queen Canyon              80.   London Bridge
24.   Calling (Cullen’s) Well       50.   Copper Stone Gold Mine         81.   Poston
25.   Crystal Hill                  51.   Gereral Patton Tank            82.   Kofa Ghost Town
26.   Ehrenberg Sandbowl                  Training Area WWII             83.   Dome Ghost Town
27.   Fisherman Intaglios           52.   Robson’s MiningWorld           84.   Mayflower County Park
                                    53.   Cunningham Pass                      (Blythe)
28.   General Patton’s Range
29.   Harquahala Mine &             54.   Dome Rock Mountain Mine
      Cemetery                      55.   North Star Gold Mine
(Additional information is available at the Quartzsite Tourist & Visitor Information Center)
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                       How Quartzsite
                         Came to Be
By Founding Mayor and Chamber of Commerce         was not provided as it was presented on the
President C. Richard Oldham                       paperwork. This could well be where the
                                                  rumored ‘misspelling’ of the name Quartzsite

         uartzsite started out as a watering
         stop in the desert. There was a          came into play.
         shallow well just west of the current    In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s there
post office. A brass plaque stood across          wasn’t a lot of history available that seems
the street from what, today, houses the Fort      reliable: but mining apparently took center
Tyson Museum.                                     stage. The King of Arizona gold mine was a
This stop became popular because the next         very productive mine that made all its partners
water east is near Aguila. [The ruins are still   very wealthy. It also provided viable jobs for
there.] A well known as Gonzalez well was         all those who would work - a rare commodity            was one of the highlights of visiting Quartzsite.   exchange their summer finds with each other.
available to those traveling west, but it was     in the region. You can still visit this mine by        These days, there’s so little of it left it’s
                                                  turning east at Stone Cabin and following the                                                              It didn’t take long for the collectors to
approximately eight miles from the Quartzsite                                                            practically nonexistent.                            figure out that some really good buys were
facilities - and that site is ‘under’ I-10 now.   signs.
                                                                                                         If you don’t mind walking some, Dripping            available here and looking to find that
Tyson Wells, later to become known as             There was also a lot of gold extracted seven           Springs is about 10 miles east of town and          all-in-one-place convenience, the Quartzsite
Quartzsite, became a popular stop for stages      miles out of town to the east, turning south at        provides a great photo opportunity. You             Phenomenon was born.
and travelers going both east or west because     Gold Nugget Road. The most productive shaft            can drive right up to the Cinnabar Mine and
                                                  filled with water and could not be pumped                                                                  As those Gem and Mineral groups added
of the plentiful and good water. The adobe                                                               Smelter, eighteen miles south of town. The old      more inventory, they formed into larger
buildings at the current museum site were         down.                                                  brick ovens are still mostly there.                 shows selling about everything they had
restored to current condition by the Arizona      Thus, sadly, all the gold they were getting in         The Erdman mines are abandoned out by the           accumulated. It added a new dimension to
Highway Department nearly fifty years ago -       those days is still, presumably, down there.           Yum Yum Mine, but with long lenses you can          Quartzsite .
and that is sponsored by the Arizona Historical                                                          still take pictures. Just head southwest about
Society.                                          The last really productive gold mine is about                                                              Today, the BLM has thousands of acres all
                                                  12 miles north of town with a very large crater        8 miles.                                            around Quartzsite at very reasonable rates
During this time, the Army decided to try         in the center. This mine produced literally tons       We at the Chamber of Commerce are still             for camping plus the area features over 120
camel as a means of carrying freight across                                            of gold and       working on maps for these and more day trips        RV and manufactured home parks for those
the west. They                                                                         good jobs         for people to enjoy while they’re there. These      that like a few of the ‘modern conveniences’
brought a fellow                                                                       up until 10       include Palm Canyon where the palms are only        offered in parks. Vendors and buyers come
from Syria they                                                                        years ago. Bill   found otherwise in the Arabian Desert. Palm         from virtually all over the world.
called ‘Hy Alley’                                                                      Keiser’s book     Canyon is now a national monument.
[close] with a                                                                         described                                                             With three grocery stores, motels, restaurants
whole group of                                                                         finding a         General Patton was a colorful guy when he           and more come growing pains: What are we
camels.                                                                                very dark         was here around 1941 and 1942, training             going to do with all these visitors?
                                                                                       outcropping       our guys to go to North Africa to engage            Around 1987, a group of us who had
The camel                                                                                                General Rummel - known as the ‘Desert Fox.’
experiment went                                                                        in the sand                                                           started the Chamber of Commerce and
                                                                                       dunes that he     There remains evidence of these camps on La         Visitor Information Center then decided we
fairly badly for                                                                                         Posa Road towards Bouse on both sides of the
several reasons:                                                                       samples and                                                           should look into incorporating our town so
                                                                                       said were         highway.                                            we could afford water and sewer systems.
primary among
them was that                                                                          about 1-1/2       The soon to be leveled Desert Gardens               Quartzsite passed our election in 1989
camels are not                                                                         ounces per        Airport was where the Women’s Air Service           to be an incorporated town. Most of the
well suited for                                                                        ton of gold. If   Pilots trained to be W.A.S.P. They were             Chamber of Commerce board became the first
walking on rocks                                                                       only we would     primarily students who lived and trained here       Council members, appointed by the County
- their feet are simply too soft. Further, they   read local books and stake a claim.                    hoping to go on to Sweetwater, Texas to get         Supervisors.
were hard to control with the cacophony of        Keiser was also a really great businessman             their ‘wings.’ [Official recognition of their       Though none of us had ever been on a Council,
strange sounds created by horses, stages and      who, among other things, installed the first           piloting skills.]                                   we read the books and went to work. It was
wagons.                                           telephone line in Quartzsite - linking it to           They were real heroes to most of us as they         fun starting from nothing and I still remember
The camels were ultimately turned loose and       Bouse. He wrote for Sunset Magazine and                ferried the planes to Europe freeing up the         it fondly.
Hi Jolly [as he later became known] got into      when I was a small boy, he invited me to               front ling pilots to fight. Several good books
                                                  pancake breakfast wanting to know where I                                                                  Now we have well over a million visitors in the
all kinds of mischief. If you’re interested in                                                           and movies are about.                               month of January alone. In 2005, published
that bit of history, read his life’s biography    was finding some nice crystals I’d discovered.
                                                                                                         Even though we’ve been a community for a            statistics indicate we saw over 4 million
available at the library.                         I told him where - near one of Dad’s bee               long time, always continuing to slowly keep         visitors! If we continue to be friendly and
Around 1868, the Quartzsite Post Office was       yards. When he wrote about that place, the             growing, around 1965 a group of Gem                 helpful, we’re sure to grow and prosper. That’s
applied for and legend has it that the name       rest became history. Known as Crystal Hill, it         and Mineral traders came to Quartzsite to           Quartzsite: still making history!

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                     Show Schedules & Events
      August , 00                    January  –              January  – , 00
  Quartzsite Tourist & Visitor        February , 00             Q. I. A. POW WOW
            Bureau                 Desert Gardens th Annual            rd Annual
Slip Slap Slop Side Walk Egg Fry   International Gem, Mineral          928.927.6325
         928.916.1888                  And Jewelry Show
                                                                    January , 00
    October  – , 00                                            La-Z-Daze Horseshoe
       Dick Wick Days                January  – , 00          Tournament Play off
         Salome, AZ                       Tyson Wells                  928.927.6495
        928.859.3952               Rock, Gem & Mineral Show
                                                                      January  –
      October  –                                                  February , 00
    November , 00                   January th, 00          Prospector’s Panorama
     Arizona State Fair               st Annual Hi Jolly            Peddler’s Fair
        602.252.6771                    Parade Theme:                  928.927.6467
                                     “Camelot – Camel Lot”
      November  –                       928.916.1888
                                                                       January 0 –
    December 0, 00                                                February , 00
   Prospector’s Panorama             January  – , 00               “Big Tent”
      Christmas Show                 Prospectors Panorama        Hobby, Craft & Gem Show
        928.927.6467                 Gem & Mineral Show                800.969.5464
      November  –                                                February  – 0, 00
    February , 00                    January  –                  Tyson Wells
   Rice Ranch Round-Up                 February , 00              Arts & Crafts Fair
        928.927-8118                   Main Street Traders             928.927.6364
   November , 00 –               January  – , 00          February -. 00
      April , 00                     The Main Event                  “Big Tent”
  Greasewood Swap Meet                   928.927.5213           Rock & Roll Classic Car Show
        760.922.6322                                                   800.969.5464
                                       January , 00
    November 0, 00                 La-Z-Daze Horseshoe             February  –
    Town Of Quartzsite                     Tournament               February , 00
       And Q. I. A.                       Warm up Day                 Soggy Mountain
       Service Day                       928.927.6495                Bluegrass Festival
928.927.6325/928.927.4333                                              928.632.5639
                                    January  – , 00
    November 0, 00                La-Z-Daze Horseshoe         February  – , 00
   Quartzsite Rotary Club           Tournament Competition         Blythe Colorado River
         Poker Run                       928.927.6495                   Jazz Festival
        928.916.1179                                                   760.922.8166
                                    January  – 0, 00
    November , 00                  Blythe st Annual           February , 00
     Parker Chamber of                 Bluegrass Festival       Tyson Wells Showgrounds
     Commerce Lighted                    760.922.8166             It’s Chile in Quartzsite
        Boat Parade                      January  –           Chile Cookoff & State Salsa
                                       January , 00                  Champion
     December , 00                Tyson Wells Sellarama
   nd Annual Color Fest                 928.927.6364                  March 00
                                    January  – , 00           La Paz County Fair
     December , 00                       “Big Tent”
    th Annual Christmas           Sports, Vacation & RV Show
         Light Parade                    800.969.5464

      Many other Special Events throughout the area in the surrounding communities
Call the Quartzsite Chamber of Commerce Office at (928) 927-5600 for more information.

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                            Sites to see in the area
HI JOLLY MONUMENT & CEMETERY                                left on the main road. Turn right at the BLM road
                   The Hi Jolly Memorial at the             358. Park just before Tyson Wash and look for the
                    cemetery in Quartzsite pays             petroglyphs on a rocky outcrop where someone
                    tribute to Hadji Ali, one of several    has done some mining. Across the wash on the
                    camel drivers brought over by           opposite cliff you will find grinding holes and caves
                     the U.S. Army in a failed attempt      where Indians once lived.
                      to introduce camels to the                                                                    KOFA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
                      American Southwest. After the         PALM CANYON
                                                                                                                    For 57 miles, US 95 cuts through the desert of           whole Town. Her love of nature, her desire to save
                       experiment was abandoned,            This is the only                                        Southwest Arizona - quite flat, perfectly straight and   the environment, and dreams of people working
                       Ali was the only driver to           Canyon in Arizona                                       aligned exactly north-south, and interrupted only by     together have been taken to heart by this little desert
                       remain in Arizona. He took up        where you can find                                      the small town of Quartzsite. In the mild seasons of     community.
            prospecting, and became known to                a canyon of Palm                                        winter and early spring, much traffic uses the road,
locals as “Hi Jolly”.                                       Trees. The palms                                        bringing sun seekers from all over the US to Yuma        CIBOLA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
                                                            are a short walk                                        and on into Mexico, but few travel to this region        Cibola National Wildlife Refuge is located in the flood
DRIPPING SPRINGS                                            from the parking                                        in summer, when temperatures of over 120oF are           plain of the lower Colorado River and surrounded by
There are hundred of Petroglyphs here. You will             area at the base of                                     not uncommon. Rain falls on only a few occasions         a fringe of desert ridges and washes. The refuge
also find the remains of an old stone cabin and an          the mountains.                                          each year - the summer thunderstorms that affect         encompasses both the historic Colorado River
arrastre. Look along the base of the cliff to the left                                                              the higher areas of Arizona rarely extend this far.      channel as well as a channelized portion constructed
                                                            How to get there:                                       South of Interstate 10, US 95 is bordered by the
of the stone cabin for the cave where the spring            Drive South on Highway 95                                                                                        in the late 1960’s. Along with these main water bodies,
originates. Once you’ve found it, listen and you will                                                               Yuma Proving Ground to the west and the Kofa             several important backwaters are home to many
                                                            for 23 miles then turn left into the Kofa Wildlife      National Wildlife Refuge to the east - a protected
hear it dripping from the cave roof, forming a year         Refuge for approximately 7 miles on the dirt road                                                                wildlife species that reside in this portion of the
round pool of water. A path takes off to the left of                                                                area 25 x 40 miles in extent with no paved roads         Sonoran Desert. Because of the river’s life sustaining
                                                            until it ends.                                          or facilities of any kind. The refuge is an excellent
the cave,                                 following                                                                                                                          water, wildlife here survives in an environment that
the edge                                                                                                            place for viewing desert plants and wildlife, rock       reaches 120 degrees in the summer and receives an
                                                            QUARTZSITE ROCK ALIGNMENT & INTAGLIOS                   climbing, exploring old mines, or just camping in
of the cliff                                                                                                                                                                 average of only 2 inches of rain per year. We invite
where more                                                  The area north of Quartzsite was used as a training     remote wilderness.                                       you to visit and enjoy the many wildlife-oriented
petroglyphs                                                 ground for General Patton’s troops during World                                                                  activities the refuge has to offer and enjoy the
can be seen.                                                War II. On this trip you will                           TYSON WELLS STAGE STOP MUSEUM                            scenic beauty of this oasis in the desert.
                                                            see rocks laid out in the                               Tyson’s Well Stage Station- Museum is operated by
How to                                                      desert for airplanes to see,                                                                                     Getting There from Blythe, CA: Drive approximately 3
get there:                                                                                                          the Quartzsite Historical Society Inc. The original
                                                            spelling out QUARTZSITE and                             adobe stage station was built in 1866 by Charley         miles west on I-10 to Neighbors Boulevard/78 exit.
Dripping                                                    forming an arrow pointing                                                                                        Travel south on Neighbors for 12 miles to the Cibola
springs is                                                                                                          Tyson at its present location. It was an important
                                                            the way.                                                way station on the California - Arizona line because     Bridge. After crossing the bridge, continue south
one mile                                                                                                                                                                     for 3.5 miles to headquarters.
down the road from Dos Picachos Mine. The road              Up the road from the                                    of excellent water and grass for the horses. Miners
is steep and rutted. This is a trip for a 4-wheeled         Quartzsite Rock alignment                               and freighters, hauling mining equipment and             THE CABIN AT GOODMAN MINE
drive vehicle.                                              there is a picture that would                           military supplies from the river port at Ehrenberg,
                                                                                                                    AZ also stopped here.                                    It is believe this cabin was once lived in by Angela
                                                            also be best seen from                                                                                           Scott, one of Quartzsite’s earliest pioneers. The
GRINDING HOLES AND PETROGLYPHS                              the air. It is the Fisherman                            The Quartzsite Historical Society opened Tyson’s
                                                                                                                    Well Museum in February 1980, after extensive            cabin has two rooms and is chinked with mud. It
                                                            Intaglio, the outline of a                                                                                       has a splendid view of the Colorado River and
                                  On the East side of       fisherman drawn on the                                  restoration work. The original structurally sound
                                  Tyson Wash a short                                                                walls were retained and others were rebuilt. A           valley below. Follow the trail past the cabin to see
                                                            desert floor by ancient                                                                                          old mine shafts and more
                                  distance south of         Indians. Both the Rock Alignment and Fisherman          shell of stabilized adobe brick was built around the
                                  Quartzsite, you can                                                               original walls to protect them.                          stone buildings. The cabin is
                                                            Intaglio are a short walk from the asphalt road.                                                                 located at the end of a rough
                                   see Indian grinding
                                   holes and some faint     How to get there: North out of Quartzsite on            CELIA’S RAINBOW GARDENS & NATURE TRAIL                   mining road you can get to
                                   petroglyphs. There       Highway 95 for 5.4 miles, then turn right on                                                                     within 1/4 mile of it.
                                   is also a natural tank                                                           A community working together to make a child’s
                                                            Plomosa Road. 6 miles up the road look for fences                        dream come true. Celia’s                How to get there: Travel
                                    near the cliff which    on your left. Inside the farthest fence you will find
                                    may have water in if                                                                             Rainbow Gardens, located                west on I-10. Between mile
                                                            the Rock Alignment and 1.3 miles farther up the                         in the Quartzsite Town Park              markers 11 and 10 and just
                                    it has rained. This     road you come to a second “scenic view parking”
                                    is also the site of                                                                             encompasses 8 acres of the 40            beyond a road cut is the
                                                            sign. Park and follow path up the hill to see the                       acre park. The gardens were              runoff. Be careful the road
the original Quartzsite with was washed away in a           Intaglios.
flood and subsequently rebuild on higher ground at                                                                                  inspired by the dreams of Celia          is hard to see. You may
its present location. It is said that a safe full of gold   If you have the                                                         Winer, an 8-year old girl whose          need to open the gate to continue. Follow the rough
lies buried beneath the sand at the bottom of Tyson         time and the urge                                                       goal in life was to make the             mining road to its end and do not take any of the
Wash somewhere near this spot, carried away in              look for the Indian                                                     world a better place. Celia was a        turnoffs. You will spot the cabin at the top of the
the great flood.                                            Lookout and                                                             happy, bright and sensitive little       final and steepest hill.
                                                            Stagecoach Station                                                      girl who loved everyone. Her
How to get there: Go South on highway 95 and turn           ruins just ahead.                                                       death from a viral heart infection
right into the BLM Long Term Visitor Area, then                                                                                     on October 25, 1994 affected the

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A.P. S.                  Desert Messenger         Landfill                Quartzsite Senior     Dreamers RV Park         ALSCO, Inc.                    Arizona Sun RV Park
(Toll Free  hrs.)      (newspaper)              928.916.1253            Apartments           928.859.4145               928.782.2507                   928.927.5057
800.333.4815             928.927.6572                                     928.927.4410         54000 East Highway 60      350 Gila Street                715 East Quail Trail
                                                  Library                                      Salome, AZ 85348           Yuma, AZ 85364                 Post office Box 2783
A.P. S. Office           Domestic Violence        928.927.6593            Quartzsite Senior                                                              Quartzsite, AZ 85346
(Electric Company)       844.427.4747                                     Citizens Center       Shades – Grapevine     American Custom Tires
                                                  Magistrates Office                           800.457.4397               928.927.6382                   Arizona Western College
928.927.6536                                                              928.927.6496
                         Elementary School        928.927.7477                                 575 West Main              1350 West Main                 928.669.2214
Ambulance Service        928.927.5500                                     Quartzsite Times     Quartzsite, AZ 85346       Post Office Box 875            601 West 11th Street
                                                  Palo Verde Hospital                                                     Quartzsite, AZ 85346           Parker, AZ 85344
NON EMERGENCY                                                             (Newspaper)
                         Emergency                (Blythe)                                     A
928.927.4911                                                              800.398.7193                                    Anderson Motor Company         AVI Hotel & Casino
                         911                      760.922.4115
Animal Clinic of                                                          Salvation Army       A Gift of Cookies          928.927.4243                   800.284.2946
                         Fire Department          Parker Animal                                928.927.4727               345 West Highway 50            10000 Aha Macav Parkway
Quartzsite                                                                928.927.3636
                         928.927.6556             Hospital                                     745 West Mountain View     Salida, CO 81201               Post Office Box 77011
928.927.6404                                                                                   Post Office Box 1988
                                                  928.669.2400            Scholar’s Academy                                                              Laughlin, NV 89029
                         Food Bank                                                             Quartzsite, AZ 85346       Andy’s Stuff
Arizona Office of                                                         (High School)
                         928.927.3663             Parker Pioneer                                                          928.851.2354                   AZ Tourist News
Tourism                                                                   928.927.9420         A. P. S.                   Post Office Box 191            800.462.8705
602.364.3700             Information & Referral                           Fax: 928.927.9425    928.669.2248               Bouse, AZ 85325                105 East Grant Road
                         (Crisis Hotline)                                                      1221 Arizona Avenue                                       Post Office Box 5083
Arizona Western                                                           The Excel Group                                 Animal Clinic of Quartzsite
                         928.927.3700             Planning & Zoning                            Parker, AZ 85344                                          Tucson, AZ 85703
College                                                                   928.927.3835                                    928.927.6404
928.669.2214             La Paz Regional                                                       Adkins, Vernine            709 West Main
                         Hospital                 Police (Questions)
                                                                          The Gem              928.916.2020               Post office Box 3214
Bureau of Land                                                            (Newspaper)          Line Dance Instructor                                     B0 Felton Enterprises
                         928.669.7300             311                                                                     Quartzsite, AZ 85359
Mgmt.                                                                     928.916.0422         Post Office Box 4315                                      928.927.4393
928.317.3200             La Paz County Health     Police Department                            Quartzsite, AZ 85359       Arizona Internet & Telephone   615 West Main
                                                                          Town of Quartzsite                              By Bennett
                         Department               928.927.4644                                                                                           Post Office Box 4613
Catholic Community                                                        928.927.4333         All Star Cinemas           800.585.5705
                         928.669.1100                                                                                                                    Quartzsite, AZ 85359
Services                                          Post Office                                  760.921.2553               928.927.3552
928.669.8759             La Paz County Sheriff    928.927.6323                                 691 West Hobsonway
                         Department                                                            Blythe, CA 92225
Department of Motor                               Public Works
Vehicle                                           928.927.4561

 Wheelers Club                  GFWC Quartzsite                   Quartzsite Roadrunner
928.927.8787                     Woman’s Club                      Gem & Mineral Club
                                 928.927.3434                      928.927.6363
Booster Club (Elementary)
928.927.5500                     La Paz County Fair                R/C Club
                                 928.669.8100                      928.927.7548
C.E. R. T.
928.927.5324                     Metal Detecting Club              Railroad Club
                                 928.927.7150                      928.927.4389
Cactus Dodgers
Square Dance Club                Motor Vehicle, Dept. of           Red Hat Q-teas
928.927.5907                     800.251.5866                      928.927.7983
                                 928.669.2143 (Parker)
Celia’s Rainbow Garden                                             Rotary Club
928.927.6551                     Quartzsite Clowns                 928.916.1179
Fire Auxiliary                                                     Salvation Army
928.927.6556                     Quartzsite Gardeners              928.927.3636
Food Bank                                                          VFW Post 
928.927.3663                     Quartzsite Historical Society     928.927.7697
Friends of the Library                                             Willpower, Inc.
928.927.6593                                                       (QAC, Paw Power)
                                 Quartzsite Improvement            928.927.4306
                                 Association (Q. I. A.)

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B & D Ultra Flights           Big Tent – Sports & Vacation    Buckaroo Enterprises           Comfort RV Specialty          D & L Auto Parts             Derickson’s Jewelry & Repair
210.260.9148                  Show                            360.223.8026                   909.350-0111                  see ad page 10               928.927.6769
939 North Central             see ad page 5                   1300 West Main space 0-9       (Vendor)                      928.927.5484                 355 North Washington
Quartzsite, AZ 85346          800.969.5464                    Post Office Box 3185           9978 Cherry Drive             180 West Main                Post Office Box 639
                              700 South Central               Quartzsite, AZ 85359           Fontana, CA 92335             Post Office Box 562          Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Bandy’s Pharmacy, Inc.        Quartzsite, AZ 84346                                                                         Quartzsite, AZ 85346
760.922.5165                                                  Burger King/Mobile             Copier Source                                              Desert Foothills Exterminating
707 West Hobsonway            Big Tent – Rock & Roll Show     928.927.7466                   928.688.0770                  David Plunkett Realty, LLC   928.859.4406
Blythe, CA 92225              see ad page 5                   1395 West Main                 2587 North Kiowa Avenue       see ad page 25               40653 Salome Road
                              800.969.5464                    Post Office Box 2804           Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403    928.667.1699                 Post Office Box 564
Beaudry RV                    700 South Central               Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                         8832 Riverside Drive         Salome, AZ 85348
520.901.4550                  Quartzsite, AZ 84346                                           Crawford’s Trailer Park       Parker, AZ 85344
Corner of Hwy 95 and Kuehn                                    Burt & Billie Swap Meet        928.927.6594                                               Desert Gardens Mobile
Road                          Big Tent – Craft, Hobby & Gem   see ad page 27                 315 East Main                 David Plunkett Realty, LLC   Home Sales
Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Show                             760.367.1817                  Post Office Box 300           see ad page 25               928.927.5555
                              see ad page 5                   315 Ironwood                   Quartzsite, AZ 85346          928.927.5290                 1555 Dome Rock Road
Beaver Insurance              800.969.5464                    Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                         375 North Central            Post Office Box 619
928.669.2255                  700 South Central                                              D                             Post Office Box 4808         Quartzsite, AZ 85346
914 Arizona Avenue            Quartzsite, AZ 84346            C                                                            Quartzsite, AZ 85359
Parker, AZ 85344                                                                             D. B. Builders, Inc                                        Desert Gardens RV Park
                              B. L. Digital Photography       C. L. M. Service               928.927.5522                  David Plunkett Realty, LLC   928.927.6361
Best Auto                     208.484.7960                    see ad page 23                 255 N Joshua                  see ad page 25
                                                                                                                                                        1240 Acacia
928.927.8787                  (Vendor)                        800.959.6956                   Post Office Box 445           928.916.8176                 Post Office Box 2818
585 North Central             23886 Tyler Lane                675 Gilman Street              Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Realtor                      Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Post office Box 4056          Middleton, ID 83644             Palo Alto, CA 94301                                          Sherry Hassell
Quartzsite, AZ 85359                                                                         D & D Produce                                              Desert Gold RV Resort
                              Black Rock Cafe                 Cactus Curlers                 928.927.8819                  David Plunkett Realty, LLC   – Grapevine 
Best Mexican Restaurant                                       928.927.5400                   (Vendor)                      see ad page 25
                              928.927.4280                                                                                                              928.927.7800
928.927.6282                                                  735 West Cowell                Post Office Box 2816          928.927.5290 573.590.0013
                              46751 East Highway 60                                                                                                     44628 East Hwy 60 (Brenda)
1099 West Main                                                Post Office Box 114            Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Realtor
                              Salome, AZ 85348                                                                                                          Salome, AZ
Post Office Box 1708                                          Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                         Wayne Trumann
Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Black Rock RV Village
                              928.927.4206                    Cactus Dodgers Square
Best Value Inn                46751 East Highway 60           Dance Club
760.922.5145                  Salome, AZ 85348                see ad page 10
850 West Hobsonway                                             928.927.5907
Blythe, CA 92225              Blue Water Casino               QIA Community Center
                              see ad back cover               235 East Ironwood
Betty Hunter Realtor, Inc.    928.669.7777
928.927.5551                                                  Quartzsite, AZ 85346
                              11222 Resort Drive
511 East Main                 Parker, AZ 85344                Cactus Patch RV Park
Post Office Box 1202                                          928.927.6717
Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Blue Water Marine RV Park       Post Office Box 1379
                              928.669.7000                    Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Betty Hunter Realtor, Inc.    11300 Resort Drive
928.927.6398                  Parker, AZ 85344                Caliente Salon
Realtor                                                       760.921.2254
Barbara Cowell                Blythe Dental                   132 East Hobsonway
                              see ad page 9                   Blythe, CA 92225
Betty Hunter Realtor, Inc.    760.922.7777
928.927.2093                  151 North Broadway              Carole & Gayles Jewelry Plus
Realtor                       Blythe, CA 92225                928.927.5132
Randolph Flay                                                 (Vendor)
                              Blythe Freeway Towing           Post Office Box 2748
Betty Hunter Realtor, Inc.    760.922.5280
928.927.4306                                                  Quartzsite, AZ 85346
                              1005 West Hobsonway
Realtor                       Blythe, CA 92225                Century  Osborne Realty
Carolyn Guthrie                                               928.927.3910
                              Bob’s Generator Repair          Post Office Box 1577
Betty Hunter Realtor, Inc.    888.426.2743X00
928.927.7471                                                  Quartzsite, AZ 85346
                              4091 North Golf Drive
Realtor                       Buckeye, AZ 85326               Churchill Law Firm
Dorothy Keene                                                 928.927.7564
                              Brenda RV Park – Grapevine     1300 Joshua Street
Big Market                    see ad page 7
928.927.6282                                                  Parker, AZ 85344
775 West Main                 44628 East Hwy 60 (Brenda)      Cindy’s Small Dog Grooming
Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Salome, AZ                      928.927.5234
                                                              765 Lollipop Lane
                                                              Post Office Box 2715
                                                              Quartzsite, AZ 85346

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Desert Sunset RV Park           F                                Harris Tours                   J                             KBUX Radio Station             Lanes Align & Auto Care
928.927.6443                    Family Dollar                    928.927.6732                   JD’s Custom Dash & Seat       928.927.5111                   928.669.3000
Post Office Box 2053            928.927.3877                     79 West Main                   Covers                        1010 West Camel                600 Joshua Avenue
Quartzsite, AZ 85346            470 East Main                    Post Office Box 1158           928.927.5901                  Post Office Box 4087           Parker, AZ 85344
                                Post Office Box 2819             Quartzsite, AZ 85346           (Vendor)                      Quartzsite, AZ 85359
Designs by Dorothy                                                                                                                                           La Paz Regional Hospital
see ad page 15                  Quartzsite, AZ 85346             Hassler’s RV Park              7760 East Highway 60 C-5      Kerr Car Care                  see ad page 35
206.605.0488                                                     see ad page 31                 #114                          760.921.8456                   928.669.7300
                                Fernando’s Affordable                                           Precott Valley, AZ 86314
(Vendor)                        Furniture                        928.927.6319                                                 201 North Lovekin Boulevard    1200 Mohave Road
Post Office Box 4978            760.921.1144                     400 West Main                  J & J Gemstones               Blythe, CA 92225               Parker, AZ 85344
Quartzsite, AZ 85359            120 East Hobsonway               Post Office Box 110            760.365.3722
                                                                 Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                         KLPZ                           La Paz Title & Escrow
Diamond Pacific Tools Corp.     Blythe, CA 92225                                                (Vendor)                      928.669.9274                   Company
see ad page 19                                                   Heflin Pumping Portable        57681 Onaga Trailer           816 6th Street                 928.669.2289
                                First Step Nutrients                                            Yucca Valley, CA 92284
760.255.1030                    928.927.7838                     Services                                                     Parker, AZ 85344               621 Riverside Drive Suite A
(Vendor)                        (Vendor)                         760.922.8354                   JAG Signs                                                    Parker, AZ 85344
Post Office Box 1180                                             Post Office Box 1166                                         KMart
                                Post Office Box 695                                             928.927.5841                  760.921.8442                   Larry Green Auto Center
Barstow, CA 92312               Quartzsite, AZ 85346             Blythe, CA 92225               (Vendor)                      1455 West Hobsonway            760.922.7121
Dobbs Appliances                                                 Herb’s Hardware                4951 Netarts Highway, West    Blythe, CA 92225               350 South Broadway
                                Frame, Michael Attorney                                         #1941
760.922.4111                    928.669.6565                     928.927.6587                                                                                Blythe, CA 92225
131 West Main Street            1308 Joshua Avenue               240 North Central              Tillamook, OR 97141           L                              Lemon Tree Nursery
Blythe, CA 92225                Parker, AZ 85346                 Post Office Box 100            Jet Printing                  La Casa Del Rancho
                                                                 Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                                                        928.669.8002
Dome Rock Industries                                                                            928.855.2200                  Restaurant                     500 Riverside Drive
928.927.7688                    G                                Hidden Beaches River Resort    2237 West Acoma Boulevard     928.927.6610                   Parker, AZ 85344
3015 West Dome Rock Road                                         760.922.7276                   Lake Havasu City, AZ 85403    70 North Central
                                G. D. Plumbing                                                                                                               Lounger’s Club Apparel
Post Office Box 3063            928.927.7468                     6951 Sixth Avenue              Johnson RV Sales              Post Office Box 2803
Quartzsite, AZ 85359                                             Blythe, CA 92225                                             Quartzsite, AZ 85346           510.296.3083
                                Post Office Box 769                                             503.258.9339                                                 (Vendor)
                                Quartzsite, AZ 85346             Holiday Palms – Grapevine     (Vendor)                      La Casa De Quartzsite Family   Post Office Box 17003
E                                                                928.927.5666                   3905 SE 82nd Avenue           Housing                        Oakland, CA 94600
                                G. F. W. C. Quartzsite Women’s                                  Portland, OR 97266
E & S Shoes                     Club                             355 West Main Street                                         928.927.4410
541.404.3980                                                     Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                         1617 Quail Trail               Love’s Travel Stop
                                928.927.6154                                                    Judy’s Fashion Accents                                       405.302.6709
(Vendor)                        Post Office Box 1431                                            928.927.4665                  Post Office Box 4510
3499 Ridgeway Drive                                              Hobson Hospitality Inc. [DBA   1150 West Main                Quartzsite, AZ 85359           760 South Quartzsite Blvd
                                Quartzsite, AZ 85346             Days Inn]                                                                                   Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Reedsport, OR 97467                                                                             Post Office Box 4740
                                Gambler’s                        760.922.5101                                                 LaMar Media
Earle’s Secretarial Services                                                                    Quartzsite, AZ 85359          928.754.1601                   Lowrance Automotive
                                928.927.5966                     9274 East Hobson Way
928.916.1099                                                     Blythe, CA 92225                                             845 Airpark Drive              800.324.4786 X8619
770 Mountain View # 108
                                Post Office Box 3787                                            K                             Bullhead City, AZ 86429        (Vendor)
                                Quartzsite, AZ 85359             Holt Group                                                                                  12000 East Skelly Drive
Post Office Box 5036                                                                            K & K Kitchen Supply
Quartzsite, AZ 85359            Glenn Johnson Cooling &          928.927.8699                   see ad page 9                 La Mesa RV                     Tulsa, OK 74138
                                Heating                          425 East Main                  928.927.6918                  928.927.7825
Earnhardt RV                                                     Post Office Box 2532                                         Corner of Main & Hwy 95        Lynn’s Avon Products
                                760.922.0863                                                    (Vendor – Tyson Wells)                                       805.279.8138
480.964.6616                    12740 Intake Boulevard           Quartzsite, AZ 85346           Post Office Box 4283          6651 Gila Ridge Road
(Vendor)                                                                                                                      Yuma, AZ 85365                 (Vendor)
                                Blythe, CA 92225                 Horizon Community Bank         Quartzsite, AZ 85359                                         5105 East Los Angeles Avenue
2222 East Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85213                  Gold Miser                       928.927.7660                   Kathy’s Headhunter Salon      La Mirage RV Park              E100 #262
                                928.927.7150                     225 North Central              928.927.3543                  928.927.5120                   Simi Valley, CA 93063
Emerald Cove                    566 North Central                Post Office Box 4680           79 West Main                  110 Washington
760.663.4941                    Post Office Box 2798             Quartzsite, AZ 85359           Post Office Box 302           Post Office Box 646
Post Office Box 1088            Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                            Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Parker, AZ 85344                                                 Hospice of Havasu
                                Greasewood Park & Sell           888.468.2111
Enterprise Rent-A-Car           760.922.6322                     Post Office Box 597
760.922.3055                    131 West Main                    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
350 South Broadway              907 East Avenue B
Blythe, CA 92225                Blythe, CA 92225                 I
Eric’s RV Performance                                            IMTYRIS, LLC
800.448.3697                    H                                858.472.5613
250 South 7th Avenue            Hardie’s Beads & Jewelry         (Vendor)
Sequim, VA 98382                928.927.6381                     5695 Menorca Drive
                                1270 West Main                   San Diego, CA 92124
Extreme Auto Body & Custom
760.922.5099                    Post Office Box 1920             Inland Builders Supply ACE
14880 South Broadway            Quartzsite, AZ 85346             see ad page 15
Blythe, CA 92225                                                 760.922.0361
                                                                 1224 West Hobsonway
                                                                 Blythe, CA 92225

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M                                 McBride’s RV Service          Mountain Quail RV Park    O                                 Palo Verde Hospital          Penny’s RV Park
                                  909.627.7566                  see ad page 30                                              760.922.4115                 928.927.8152
M&M Sunrise Mobile Village, LLC                                                           On Site of Quartzsite RV
602.997.5605                      (Vendor)                      928.927.5348              Repair                            250 North First Street       405 East Ironwood
155 North Joshua                  13788 Oaks Avenue             490 North Moon Mountain   928.927.4541                      Blythe, CA 92225             Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Post Office Box 3657              Chino, CA 91710               Post Office Box 4087      (Vendor)
                                                                Quartzsite, AZ 85359                                        Palo Verde Valley Disposal   Q
Quartzsite, AZ 85359              Mineral Aggregate Recycling                             Post Office Box 1918              760.922.9107
                                  Services, Inc.                                          Quartzsite, AZ 85346              14701 South Broadway         Quartzsite Improvement
Main Event East
                                                                N                                                           Blythe, CA 92225             Association
928.927.5213                                                    NAH-PET-SEI               P                                                              see ad page 29
West Main                         Post office Box 467
                                  Ehrenberg, AZ 85334           928.927.6698                                                Palo Verde Valley Times      928.927.6325
Post Office Box 5213                                                                      P in the Bottle Propane Service   760.922.3181
                                                                Marilyn McFate            928.916.3727                                                   235 East Ironwood
Pine Valley, CA 91962             Miracle Touch, LLC                                                                        231 North Spring Street      Post Office Box 881
                                  602.738.0473                  National Bank             (Vendor)                          Post Office Box 1159
Maltby Chiropractic                                                                       Post Office Box 1195                                           Quartzsite, AZ 85346
                                  (Vendor)                      928.669.6173                                                Blythe, CA 92225
760.922.7353                                                    1001 Eagle Avenue         Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                           Quartzsite Area Tourist &
320 East Hobsonway                507 West Comstock Drive
                                  Gilbert, AZ 85233             Parker, AZ 85344                                            Parker Oil Products, Inc.    Visitor Information
Blythe, CA 92225                                                                          Palm Plaza Barber Shop            928.669.2617
                                                                                          928.300.3741                                                   928.916.1888
                                  Misenhimer, Aivazian &        Naturals from the Earth                                     508 California Street        Post Office Box 85
Maryvale Hearing Aid Center                                     408.267.5343              255 North Central #6
see ad page 8                     Tennant, P.C.                                                                             Parker, AZ 85344             Quartzsite, AZ 85346
                                  928.314.1488                  (Vendor)                  Post Office Box 1605
800.544.8049                                                    1819 Ronie Way            Quartzsite, AZ 85346              Pattie’s RV Park             Quartzsite Bakery
11361 North 99th Avenue Suite     3150 South Catalina Drive
                                  Post Office Box 5693          San Jose, CA 95124                                          928.927.4223                 928.927.5794
105                                                                                       Palmer Pest Control               455 East Main
                                  Yuma, AZ 85366                                          928.634.3222                                                   415 East Main
Peoria, AZ 85345                                                Nostalgic Car Club                                          Post Office Box 4078         Post Office Box 339
                                  Mobile/Burger King            760.921.2085              Post Office Box 3273              Quartzsite, AZ 85359
McDonald’s Restaurant                                                                     Cottonwood, AZ 86326                                           Quartzsite, AZ 85346
                                  928.927.7466                  Post Office Box 282
928.927.6262                                                    Blythe, CA 92225                                            Peach Blossom Ranch          Quartzsite Cap & Embroidery
1241 West Main                    1395 West Main                                          Palo Verde Cafe
                                  Post Office Box 2804                                                                      760.922.9858                 928.927.7609
Post Office Box 1065                                                                      928.927.7676                      10310 8th Avenue
                                  Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                    305 North Central                                              West Main
Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                                                                                        Blythe, CA 92225             Post Office Box 5123
                                                                                          Post Office Box 3720
                                                                                          Quartzsite, AZ 85359                                           Quartzsite, AZ 85359

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Quartzsite Catholic              Quartzsite Senior Citizens, Inc.   Rent-A-Jeep                Rug Gallery of Quartzsite    S                         Shade in the Desert Window
Community Church                 928.927.6496                       303.437.7646               360.600.7071                 S & R Enterprises         Coverings
928.927.7248                     Post Office Box 4027               Post Office Box 4715       (Vendor)                     928.851.1902              760.921.1950
Post Office Box 1040             Quartzsite, AZ 85359               Quartzsite, AZ 85359       Post Office Box 773          Post Office Box 1042      19980 South Neighbors
Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                                                           Quartzsite, AZ 85346         Bouse, AZ 85325           Boulevard
                                 Quartzsite Yacht Club, Inc.        Rice Ranch                                                                        Blythe, CA 92225
Quartzsite Historical Society    928.927.6331                       928.927.8118               RV Boat Stow-N-Go            Satellite Advantage
928.927.5229                     1090 West Main                     55 East Kuehn              760.360.3953                 see ad page 28            Shay Oil Company (Chevron)
Post Office Box 331              Post Office Box 896                Post office Box 1123       (Vendor)                     928.927.4422              928.927.6320
Quartzsite, AZ 85346             Quartzsite, AZ 85346               Quartzsite, AZ 85346       42999 Texas Avenue           40 East Main              280 East Main
                                                                                               Palm Desert, CA 92211        Post Office Box 3605      Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Quartzsite Medical Center        R                                  River Martin Productions
                                                                                                                            Quartzsite, AZ 85359      Silly Al’s Pizza
928.927.6552                                                        760.218.5677               RV Corral
400 North Quartzsite Blvd        Radio Shack/Satellite Relay        16891 Riveria Drive        480.797.5475                 Satellite Relay           928.927.5585
                                 see ad page 33                                                                                                       175 West Main
Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                                Blythe, CA 92225           (Vendor)                     928.927.4141
                                 928.927.4141                                                  Post Office Box 563          15 South Central          Post Office Box 1577
Quartzsite Metal Detecting       15 South Central                   Road Runner Rocks          Quartzsite, AZ 85346         Post Office Box 51        Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Club                             Post Office Box 51                 928.927.6367                                            Quartzsite, AZ 85346
928.927.4296                     Quartzsite, AZ 85346               1200 West Main M-17        RV Filters                                             Smart ‘N Final
Post Office Box 310                                                 Post Office Box 1610       928.927.7625                 Schwan’s Sales            760.922.2326
Quartzsite, AZ 85346             Ramada Express                     Quartzsite, AZ 85346       Post Office Box 4164         928.344.1858              301 North Main
                                 800.243.6846                                                  Quartzsite, AZ 85359         2885 East 12th Street     Blythe, CA 92225
Quartzsite Roadrunner Gem &      2121 Casino Drive                  Roadrunner Market                                       Yuma, AZ 85365
Mineral Club                     Laughlin, NV 89029                 928.927.6326               RV Lifestyles, Inc.                                    Snyder’s Valley Springs
928.927.6363                                                        200 East Main              see ad page 8                Sears                     Pow Wow
Ironwood Drive                   Red River Internet                 Post Office Box 4148       928.927.8222                 760.922.7191              209.772.1265
Quartzsite, AZ 85346             928.927.8941                       Quartzsite, AZ 85359       1295 West Dome Rock Road     615 East Hobsonway        Post Office Box 177
                                 2011 McCulloch Boulevard,                                     Post office Box 3146         Blythe, CA 92225          Valley Springs, CA 95252
Quartzsite Senior Apartments     Suite 8                            Root Farms, Inc.           Quartzsite, AZ 85359
928.927.4410                     Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403         209.545.0446                                                                      Solar City
1615 Quail Trail                                                    2618 Ladd Road                                                                    928.927.6937
                                 Regency Inn & Suites                                                                                                 Post Office Box 4440
Post office Box 4510             760.922.4146                       Modesto, CA 95356
Quartzsite, AZ 85359                                                                                                                                  Quartzsite, AZ 85359
                                 903 West Hobsonway
                                 Blythe, CA 92225

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Sparkletts Water Delivery     Sunset Links Golf Resort   Texas BBQ
928.669.8550                  928.859.4900
                                                                                       Totem Swap Lot                  Usman Imports                 W
                                                         928.927.4077                  928.927.5788                    310.973.4742
1109 Fiesta                   Post Office Box 1498       205 West Main                                                                               Weeks Printing
                                                                                       1130 West Main                  14025 Crenshaw Boulevard #3   760.922.8333
Parker, AZ 85344              Salome, AZ 85348           Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Post Office Box 3777            Hawthorne, CA 90250           123 South Main Street
Stone Art Company             Sunset Marble Company      The Desert Dog Rancho         Quartzsite, AZ 85359                                          Blythe, CA 92225
801.373.0719                  928.853.3606               928.927.5528                                                  V
                                                                                       Triple DJ Homes, LLC                                          Western Wall Art
Post Office Box 35            31105 Boyer Gap            554 West Tyson                928.669.8600                    Valley Medical Center
Orem, UT 84059                Post Office Box 4139       Post Office Box 3841                                          928.927.7688                  928.635.6496
                                                                                       100 Kofa Avenue                                               247 Rainbow Drive, #14775
Storage Direct @ Blythe       Quartzsite, AZ 85359       Quartzsite, AZ 85359          Parker, AZ 85344                394 N. Central
                                                                                                                       Post Office Box 1499          Livingston, TX 77399
760.922.2001                  Super  Motel              The Jerky Store and More      Tumbleweed Cyber Cafe
225 South Carlton             928.927.8080               928.927.5655                                                  Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Wheeler, Rosalie Historian
                                                                                       661.289.2440                                                  928.927.6941
Blythe, CA 92225              2050 Dome Rock Road        30 North Central              (Vendor)                        Valley Tire & Automotive
                              Quartzsite, AZ 85346       Post Office Box 296                                           760.922.5410                  1 Oldham Lane PMB 618
Straight  Communications                                                              Post Office Box 2119                                          Quartzsite, AZ 85346
928.916.1090                                             Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Rosamond, CA 93560              500 West Hobsonway
1440 Beaumont A2
                              T                                                                                        Blythe, CA 92225              Winter Haven RV Park
                                                         The Main Event Trading Post   Tyson Wells RV Park and Self
Suite 157                     Taco Mio                   928.927.3200                                                  Van Guard Development, LLC    520.636.6074
                              928.927.5440                                             Storage                                                       990 Rodgers Place
Beaumont, CA 92223                                       1170 West Main                see ad front inside cover       see ad page 3
                              130 East Main              Post Office Box 4028                                          520.615.9300                  Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Stuffed Camel                 Quartzsite, AZ 85346                                     928.927.6364
                                                         Quartzsite, AZ 85359                                          Riggles Road
                                                                                       100 West Kuehn
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160 East Main                                            Tlaquepaque                   Post Office Box 60
Post Office Box 1678          see ad page 6              928.927.3525                  Quartzsite, CA 85346                                          Yorkdale Merchant Market
                                                                                                                       Verdite Kings, LLC            303.941.4993
Quartzsite, AZ 85346          928.927.6346               100 East Main                                                 520.360.5194
                              150 W. Sunset              Post Office Box 1018          U                               2114 West Grant Road, #61
                                                                                                                                                     250 East Kuehn Road
Sun Valley Towing and Tire    Post Office Box 4810                                                                                                   Quartzsite, AZ 85346
928.927.5219                                             Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Unified Bank of California      Tucson, AZ 85745
                              Quartzsite, AZ 85359                                     760.922.3174
1077 West Main                                           Too Crazy Ladies                                              Videscope Productions
Quartzsite, AZ 85346          Tews Date Palm RV Park     see ad page 30                100 West Hobsonway              720.220.6031
                              928.927.8929               888.222.7299                  Blythe, CA 92225                12290 West Mexico Avenue
Sunset Grille                 1400 North Moon Mountain
760.922.9808                                             (Vendor)                      United Way of La Paz County     Lakewood, CO 80228
                              Post Office Box 4870       Post Office Box 2356          928.855.6333
9266 East Hobsonway           Quartzsite, AZ 85359                                                                     VFW Post 
Blythe, CA 92225                                         Quartzsite, AZ 85346          145 Lake Havasu Avenue          928.927.7697
                                                                                       Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405      120 South Palo Verde
                                                                                                                       Post Office Box 2592
                                                                                                                       Quartzsite, AZ 85346

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     Quartzsite Transit Service
    Service to:
    Monday    Quartzsite
    Tuesday   Blythe
    Wednesday *Yuma/Algodones
              1st & 3rd Wednesday
              Lake Havasu City
              2nd Wednesday
    Thursday  Parker
    Friday    Quartzsite
    Please call no more than 48 hours in advance to
    schedule a pick-up. Service will begin at 8:00am
    with an anticipated return to Town of Quartzsite
    by 5:00 pm.
    *There must be a minimum of six (6) passengers
    in order for QTS to make this trip.
    Lake Hauasu City is the 2nd Wednesday of the
    Month, for medical appointments.
    (Your Donations Are Sincerely Appreciated)

          Quartzsite Churches &
           Telephone Numbers
                   Catholic Community
                    “Queen of Peace”
                  Church of Jesus Christ
                    Latter Day Saints
                   Church of the Isaiah
                      Project. Inc.
                 Community Bible Church
                    Of Quartzsite
                Covenant Lutheran Church
                  First Assembly of God
                    First Baptist Church
                Quartzsite Alliance Church
                   Quartzsite Southern
                     Baptist Church
                  Seventh Day Adventist
         (Please call for Worship/service schedule)

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