Cool Things To Do
Verde Valley Railway:
“It’s not the destination..It’s the journey” The Verde Canyon Railroad boasts a truly spectacular experience carving through the red rock hills. You can catch Bald Eagle and other wildlife during the 20 mile adventure. This is an ideal event for the whole family.
The trail begins in the old rock jail parking area in Old Town across the street from Pizzeria Bocce. It’s an easy walk along the Verde River to Dead Horse Ranch State Park or loop back into Old Town Cottonwood.
Old Town Jail Trail Cottonwood
Tuzigoot National Monument:
Tuzigoot is a pueblo ruin on the summit of a limestone and sandstone ridge. The park offers rich natural history of the Sinagua indians while taking in breathtaking imagery of the lush green valley.
Dead Horse Ranch State Park:
Dead Horse Ranch State Park offers visitors access to camp, fish, and hike the beautiful banks of the Verde River.
Arizona State Parks
Montezuma National Monument:
The Monument protects a set of well-preserved Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings. The cliff dwellings of the Sinagua people date back to the 12th century.
Out of Africa:
This world class wildlife park and zoo is located in Camp Verde just west of I-17 on the way to Cottonwood. Tiger Splash, the Giant Snake Show, Predator Zip Line, the African Bush Safari – lots of fun for the whole family.
Out of Africa Park Website