The driving distance from Phoenix, Arizona to Yuma, Arizona is:

186 miles / 299 km

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Driving distance from Phoenix, AZ to Yuma, AZ

The total driving distance from Phoenix, AZ to Yuma, AZ is 186 miles or 299 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Phoenix, Arizona. It ends in Yuma, Arizona.

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I-8 will take you from Phoenix to Yuma, a city located in southwestern Arizona in the Sonoran Desert and the eastern shore of the Colorado River.

Yuma’s warm winter makes it an ideal destination for snowbirds and anyone who loves outdoor activities like golfing, fishing, hunting, rock-climbing, boating and trekking.

Yuma has America’s largest complexes of national wildlife refuges.

The Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, located 40 miles north of Yuma is a place for camping and hunting. You can see desert tortoise, desert kit fox, bighorn sheep, American kestrel, white-winged dove, northern flicker and more in the refuge. The most popular place to visit in Kofa is Palm Canyon where you can see native Arizona palm trees.

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge is the place to see egrets, muskrat, northern pintail, bighorn sheep, mule deer and more.

Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, about 40 miles north of Yuma has desert tortoises, bobcats, coyotes and more than 288 species of birds. A 3-mile auto tour loop and a 1-mile nature trail are available for visitors to explore.

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Phoenix, Arizona

City: Phoenix
State: Arizona
Country: United States
Category: cities

Yuma, Arizona

City: Yuma
State: Arizona
Country: United States
Category: cities

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