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Information, history, photos and links to numerous web sites regarding Quartzsite, Arizona.


With just two exits on I-10 and just over 1800 permanant residents, Quartzsite, AZ becomes the third largest cityby population, in the state of Arizona during the Quartzsite Sports, Vacation & RV Show. The QIA's "POW WOW", plus several other major rock & mineral shows and flea markets, has made Quartzsite a "MUST-SEE" destination for a million+ people, annually, for the last 4+ decades. It is now billed as...



Local Information about Quartzsite, AZ. and Surrounding Areas

 Here is a copy of The Quartzsite Area Guide where you will find lots of information on what's happening, in and around Quartzsite, AZ., including a Calandar of Events, business listings and much, much more.

 Town of Quartzsite  - Official Web Site for the Town of Quartzsite.

Quartzsite Chamber of Commerce

 Local News, Blogs and other information on The Town of Quartzsite, AZ - The Desert Messenger

Blythe, California Chamber of Commerce - (760) 922-8166

More Blythe info. More phone numbers and info @ BoondockingGuide.com  Also, cityofblythe.com




Campgrounds, BLM Camping and Local Hotels & Motels

Campgrounds and Mobile Home Parks in Quartzsite and Surrounding areas compliments oThe Quartzsite Area Guide

Info about BLM camping @ 928-317-3200 Photo of BLM area that borders our show grounds to the South. More info @ BoondockingGuide.com

More info on campgrounds and BLM campsites.

 Quartzsite Off -Road -Information on "The Arizona Peace Trail" and much more.

 Motels in Quartzsite







Other Shows And Events In Quartzsite

Quartzsite POW-WOW - Quartzsite Improvement Association (QIA) - (928) 927-6325. This is the show that started it all in 1967. Strictly rock & mineral related exhibitors and is a 5 day show.

Tyson Wells Sell-A-Rama (928) 927-6364 - One of the larger annual shows. A very clean and well managed Rock & Mineral Show. They do three shows annually. Visit their Web Site.

Rice Ranch - 40 acre dry campground & selling area directly across the street from our show and Tyson Wells (928) 927-8118

Desert Gardens Showground and RV Park - This is one of the last (plus the Pow Wow & Tyson Wells) "hard core" rock & mineral shows left in town.

Businesses, Links Photos and POI In Quartzsite, AZ.

2019 was another great year and we attracted several writers to cover the 2019 events and Quartzsite in general. Here's another great article about Quartzsite, AZ.

Here's an recent article written by Drew Hutchison and Shari Galiardi at "the Dirt" On-Line Magazin ( www.thedyrt.com/magazine). This is one of the most complete, concise and accurate accounting of activities, events and general information about theis"Hidden Jewel of the Southwest", Quartzsite, AZ. 


Quartzsite Arizona Roadrunner Rock Club - Established in 1960, the is the nation's largest rock & gem club.

Quartzsite Metal Detecting Club has monthly hunting once a month for members and non-members alike.

Celia's Rainbow Gardens One of the real treasures of Quartzsite.

Discover Arizona's Best - Shows and events in Arizona

Here are some photos of "Downtown Quartzsite" circa 1908.

Wikepedia information about Quartzsite

Beautiful photo/art on this website of Quartzsite. Excellent!!!

Here is an interesting website with lots of photos of Quartzsite

 Quartzsite Videos From RVer TV - Here is a great website, chuck full of excellent drone and other video clips with a lot of information that you will find informative and accurate  Local amping and BLM camping and lots of other information. Check this site out!

 Here is a link to an article that appeared in the Arizona Republic in January of 2011 about things to see and do in La Paz County.

Here's another page with some good stuff and links about Quartzsite.

The view of Quartzsite from 7 miles out, coming from the East. Photo is courtesy of Bert and Sharon Frenz. Please visit their web site.

 Here is another web site with great photos and two RVers perspective of Quartzsite

Here are some photos of Q Mountain including a satellite photo.

One more site with a satellite photo of Quartzsite and a slide-show with several photos from the OLD Main Event.

Current weather information & 5 to 7 day forecast for Blythe, CA & Quartzsite