BOUSE, ARIZONA

Welcome to Bouse,Arizona!

Find RV Parks, Scenic Sites, Historical Sites, Old Mines, Quiet Beauty, Clean Air and Sunshine ~ Bouse ~in the mist of the Arizona Outback on unspoiled desert lands ~ 27 miles south of Parker on Hwy 72, in La Paz County. Mild winters, views of the surrounding mountains, Bouse Hills, and spectacular sunsets all contribute to its popularity for winter visitors and year around residents. History and attractions surround this area.

Special Event in Bouse

11th Annual Bouse Fire Auxiliary BBQ & Car Show

Fundraiser for the Bouse Volunteer Fire District!

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Bouse Community Park – Bouse, AZ

50/25/25 Raffle, Vendor Booths, Free Blood Pressure Checks, T-Shirt Sales, Competition Games, Kids activities & More!

All Vehicles, Motorcycle and Off Road Enthusiasts are welcome to participate in the Car Show

Pre-Registration $30.00 (rec’d by 02/10/14) or Day of Show $35.00
Registration from 7:00am – 11:00am , Judging at 1:00pm
Registration includes one (1) meal ticket
Contact: George Nault (928) 231-0631 for more information

Bouse Fire Auxiliary will sponsor Sloppy Joe Meals

11 am, $7.00 per plate

Bouse Ghost Riders ATV Club will host a parade through town to the park

Contact: JC Sanders (404) 642-4126 for more information

Parker Four Wheelers Sponsored Events

ATV Treasure Hunt - $100 prize
ATV Hunting & Fishing Rodeo - $100 prize
Registration for each event is $10

For information regarding vendor booths: Contact, Sherrill Anderson @ janderson4@live.com or 928-851-2109

This event is scheduled annually in February on the last Saturday of the month.

Bouse Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 817, Bouse, Arizona 85325 ~ (928) 851-2509

BOUSE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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Desert Brushes Art Club 928-851-2136

Bouse Volunteer Fire District Auxiliary 928-499-9216

Bouse Booster Club - 928-851-1819

The Bouse Fisherman Intaglio

visit, enjoy and protect the Arizona Outback

The fisherman is an intaglio (geoglyph or earth figure), a large figure created in the soil by Indians many years ago.

Visit the site of this protected giant on Plomosa Road near Bouse where you will also find a interpretive sign and bronze plaque set in a stone pillar.

Special recognition has been given to Con & Dawn Bergland by the Bureau of Land Management as "Friends of the Fisherman"

Plomosa Road ( off Hwy 72 in Bouse) is also referred to as the "Quartzsite Scenic Route". Wander through spectacular natural desert vistas, cross a mountain range, and drop down into an open valley before you come into Quartzsite. The road is paved and well maintained, scenic viewing and parking areas are abundant. To receive the full effect of the views, a round trip, is a must.

Swansea Wilderness
Arizona Outback - Swansea Wilderness
Scenic site looking NE from Swansea Ghost Town in the 16,400-acre Swansea Wilderness. This is a computer enhanced photograph taken from one of the many 4-wheel drive trails - all the color and mountains are real! only the texture has been added. Excellent area for jeep rides, photographs & wildlife. Herds of wild burros roam this area. First time travelers should enter the wilderness from Bouse / Plomosa Rd. by Sandy

30 miles east of Bouse is the famous Swansea Ghost Town, once a copper mining community, where buildings and remnants still exist.

20 miles east of Bouse, in the remote Butler Valley, is Camp Bouse. The secret Army base built to train men with a "new" tank designed for night warfare. Camp Bouse memorial monuments are located on Hwy 72, across from the A & C Mercantile Co, in Bouse. The 2nd weekend of Feb every year there is a WWII Camp Bouse dedication and reunion on Saturday and tours to the original Camp Bouse on Sundays.

Bouse Community Park: Camping, Desert Hiking, Playground, Restrooms and Equestrian Camping. Located off Hwy 72 on Plomosa Road. Call La Paz County Parks Department for additional information - (928) 667-2069.

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