Mittry Lake Wildlife Area is located between the Imperial and Laguna dams,and is jointly managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Offering 750 acres of water surface surrounded by 2400 acres of marsh and upland, Mittry Lake Wildlife Area is a prime bird watching area. Boating, Camping, Fishing, and Hunting opportunities also abound at this beautiful lake 15 miles NE of Yuma.
Located at the south end of Mittry Lake, Betty's Kitchen Interpretive area is named after a 1930s cafe which stood on the shore of the lake. A scenic 1/2 mile trail describes the natural and human history of the Colorado River Corridor.
Directions (1): Take AZ Highway 95 to Avenue 7E, proceed north to end of the pavement. Mittry Lake begins approximately 1/2 mile past end of pavement.
Directions (2): Highway 95 north to East Imperial Dam Road, then turn left (west) toward the lake, following wildlife area signs.