- Dutch Flat (Arizona)
Dutch Flat (Arizona) Valley Country United States State Arizona Region (southeast)-Mojave Desert Municipality Mohave County, Arizona Borders on Sacramento Valley (Arizona)-N & NE
Aubrey Peak Wilderness–Rawhide Mtns-S
City Yucca, AZ–Wikieup, AZ River Sacramento Wash Coordinates Length 25 mi (40 km), NW-SE Width 16 mi (26 km)
The region is part of the southeast extension of the Mojave Desert into northwest Arizona. Dutch Flat borders the south of the Sacramento Valley, and Sacramento Wash drains west on the northwest perimeter to meet the Colorado River at Needles.
Dutch Flat is a 25-mile (40 km) long valley, trending slightly northwest at its north. It is surrounded by mountain ranges, and the south borders the Aubrey Peak Wilderness at the northwest end of the Rawhide Mountains. The small McCracken Mountains are on the southeast perimeter, south of the Hualapai Mountains. A geology tour, Hike 30, Hiking Arizona's Geology starts from the east at Wikieup, in the Big Sandy River Valley and crosses over the Hualapai's, through Dutch Flat to the Aubrey Peak Wilderness area at Centennial Wash. A separate geology hike is on the same route in the very south of the Hualapai's at the beginning of the route, at Aubrey Peak (Hualapai Mountains).
Dutch Flat can be accessed from the north at Interstate 40, from the east at Wikieup, and from the southwest by way of Lake Havasu City.
Yucca is located at , on the northeast perimeter of Dutch Flat. The small range of the McCracken Mountains is located at , on the southeast border. Franconia, Arizona is southwest of Yucca on Interstate 40 in Arizona.
- Lucchitta, 2001. Hiking Arizona's Geology, Ivo Lucchitta, c 2001, Mountaineers's Books. (softcover, ISBN 0-89886-730-4)
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