American Girl Mine Road

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American Girl Mine Rd.
Winterhaven, CA 92283
760-337-4400
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GPS: 32.8368, -114.812

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: gravel
Elevation: 486 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

12 people have reviewed this location.

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4bars
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AT&T 4G
3bars
T-Mobile 4G
32 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5

33andfree would stay here again

“So much space, So many beautiful views”

Reviewed Mar 24, 2017

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We have heard about this boondocking spot from multiple full timers. When we had friends working in Yuma and others camping, it was a good excuse to check it out. Aside from the warm weather. As we were driving down there we saw a hundreds of RVs driving and then a hundred more there already. We were worried it was going to feel crampe... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G

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Marshall
Livingston, TX
24 Lance 1995
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
72 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14

Marshall would stay here again

“Stay here if you have to be in Yuma.”

Reviewed Mar 20, 2017

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I've stayed here twice. January 2016 and January 2017. Both times I've stayed as far back in as you can go, against the wash. Plenty of wide open space so if washes aren't your thing, you have choices! ;) Blazing fast Verizon. Easy access to Yuma and Algadones. Plenty of walking trails to be had. If Jeeping is your thing, this is al... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G

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Hollora
Old Town, ME
34 Fleetwood Bounder
2000 Chevy Prizm
14 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: Where we picked!
“Very Nice Area”

Reviewed Feb 17, 2017

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We picked a spot not to far in as we were unsure of how the road or area would be. It was awesome. The spot had a rock fire ring too. Short ride to refill water and dispose of trash. Lots to see and do in the desert! The are train tracks near by but they run mostly during the day. After the first night it was just soothing. Awe... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G

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Rv Chickadee
FL
24 Crossroads Slingshot
2003 Toyota Tundra
18 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 18
“Close to Mexico and lots of space”

Reviewed Feb 12, 2017

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This is a great place to stay if you are wanting to hit Los Algodones for anything. For me, it was for dental work and to get new glasses. We had friends meet up with us and there is PLENTY of space for everyone to spread out. The road, as others mentioned, is very well maintained coming in. We had our share of very windy days and ... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G

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13 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14

Reviewed Feb 04, 2017

Overall Rating

Stayed further back in near the mines and mountains in a 40ft 5th wheel. Not as open as when you first turn on American Girl Mine Rd., but secluded and protected from the winds.

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3bars
AT&T 4G
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T-Mobile 4G

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The Flying Unicorn

38 Fleetwood Pace Arrow
4 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 10
Site Number: Anywhere we want 😂

The Flying Unicorn would stay here again

“Easy access lots of room and privacy!!”

Reviewed Feb 01, 2017

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We pulled into the area in a 38ft Moho dirt road going in was very smooth no problems. There is plenty of level Land to park away from everyone else. Close to the 8 fwy and 25 minutes to Yuma AZ. Not alot here but serene and quite, we did 4x4 to the old mine town of Tumco for a nice sunset hike. I would stay he again nice area to deco... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G

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Life Rebooted

36 Tiffin Allegro Open Road 36LA
2014 Honda CR-V
152 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 12

Life Rebooted would stay here again

“Plenty of space, but can be very windy.”

Reviewed Feb 08, 2016

Overall Rating

We stayed in two locations near here (one a couple miles down American Girl Mine Road on the right, and one a couple miles further up Ogilby Road, on the right). It's pretty easy to find places to camp along either road. Both times it was a good place to enjoy some privacy, isolation, and free camping while being relatively near Yuma. ... more

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5bars
AT&T 4G
4bars
Verizon 4G

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Jon

27 Jayco JayFlight
2013 Ford F250
27 reviews
Days stayed: 14

Jon would stay here again

“Quiet and remote”

Reviewed Feb 08, 2016

Overall Rating

While this site is a little far from Yuma (30-40 min), it was a great spot for a few reasons: 1) tons of space to camp, 2) great Verizon signal, and 3) very little dust, 4) well-maintained roads in. We stayed here for quite awhile. There's not much to do nearby (a small ghost town to the north, and Yuma to the east), but it was a g... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G

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Technomadia

35 GM 4106 (1961 Bus Conversion)
2009 Mini Cooper
81 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 7

Technomadia would stay here again

“Easily Accessible”

Reviewed Feb 26, 2015

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The pros of this spot is that it's easily to get to, lots of options and easy enough to find some land to yourself. There's also great cellular signal in the area. Otherwise, the land is pretty barren. But there are some great views of the sand dunes and surrounding mountains. Yuma is a bit of jaunt away (close enough to do some ... more

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4bars
AT&T 4G
4bars
Verizon 4G

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Kate at The Sceni...

27 Airstream International FB
2014 Ram 2500
73 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: N/A

Kate at The Scenic Route would stay here again

“Desolate camping, convenient location”

Reviewed Feb 16, 2015

Overall Rating

This is a fairly barren part of the desert, with stunning sunsets and sunrises and some desolate beauty, but you need to look for it. The nearby sand dunes are wonderful, we took so many pictures. This spot is convenient for Yuma and for crossing the border to Algodones for dentist work, prescriptions and Tequila (should be avail... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G
3bars
Verizon 4G

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Tales from the ba...

39 Heartland Bighorn
2013 Ram 3500 Dualy
17 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14

Tales from the back road would stay here again

“Easy access, close to town”

Reviewed Feb 05, 2015

Overall Rating

We have stayed off the Ogilby road a couple times in the last two years. Lots of places to boondock, flat ground, easy access for any size rig. There are always several other campers in this area, but it's pretty easy to camp away from other people. Close to Yuma, and Algodones. Tumco ghost town is just down the road, and that's a pret... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G

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Aluminarium

27 Airstream Flying Cloud
2014 Ford F-250
240 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Date stayed: 1/20/13
Days stayed: 6

Aluminarium would stay here again

“Pretty Isolated Spot”

Reviewed Jan 29, 2013

Overall Rating

I can't help but think of the Tom Petty song when I think about boondocking at American Girl Mine Road outside of Yuma. Anyway. This place is pretty awesome. When we camped there it was the less populated road just past Sidewinder off of Ogilby. The winds were howling in January, but the temperatures were perfect. 50's at night ... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G
3bars
Verizon 3G

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Hookups:
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
Pets:
  • pets

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