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Needles is a city in California on the border with Arizona near the Colorado River.

Understand

Climate

Needles
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See Needles's 7 day forecast    Data from NOAA (1981-2010)
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Get in

Needles is a stop along Amtrak's daily Southwest Chief line between Los Angeles and Chicago. The westbound train arrives at 12:49AM and the eastbound train arrives at 12:56AM.

I-40 passes to the south of the city before crossing the Colorado River and entering Arizona.

Get around

See

  • Needles Regional Museum, 929 Front St, +1 760 326-5678. M-Sa 10AM-2PM (Closed August).

Do

  • Rivers Edge Golf Course, 144 Marina Dr, toll-free: +1-866-808-9136. 18 holes, par 70, 6,515 yards.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Best Western Colorado River Inn, 2371 Needles Hwy, +1 760 326-4552. $83.
  • Rainbo Beach Resort, 3520 Needles Hwy, +1 760 326-3101, fax: +1 760 326-5085. RV sites and mobile home rentals.
  • Travelers Inn - Needles, 1195 3rd St. $50–$85.

Go next

Routes through Needles
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Las VegasLaughlin  N US 95.svg S  BlytheYuma
Laughlin via Nevada 163.svgBullhead City  N Arizona 95.svg S  Lake Havasu CityQuartzsite


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