Fort Verde State Park in Arizona

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Fort Verde State Historic Park

Imagine what it was like to be stationed at the fort that once served as a base for General Crook’s U.S. Army scouts and soldiers in the 1870s and 1880s. Walk through the original buildings and enjoy the reenactments that are scheduled regularly throughout the day.

  • Fort Verde is located in the heart of Camp Verde. 
  • Three of the original buildings still stand today and are viewable by the public. 
  • Enjoy reenactments throughout the day and get a real feel for the way life was at the fort in the 1800s.

What can I see and do at Fort Verde State Historic Park?

  • History: Learn about how the soldiers, settlers, doctors and Native Americans lived at the fort. Walk through the original Bachelors' Quarters, the Commanding Officer’s Quarters and the Doctor’s and Surgeons Quarters, all furnished in 1880s fixtures. 
  • Museum: The museum is located in the former Military Headquarters building and house artifacts, photos, videos and exhibits focused on the Indian Wars history. 
  • Visitor Center and Gift Shop: Grab those unlucky people who weren’t able to tag along a souvenir from the gift shop and enjoy the exhibits, photographs and videos displayed in the visitor’s center.

Where is this state park?

Fort Verde is located approximately an hour away from Prescott, at 125 East Hollamon Street in Camp Verde, Arizona. To reach the park, one would take Hwy 169 to North Interstate 17, heading towards Flagstaff. Exit on AZ-260, turn left on Finnie Flat Road and left on Hollamon Street.

When is the Fort Verde State Park open?

The park is open from 9AM to 5PM on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

How much does it cost?

Adults and children 14 and over are $4.00 each. Children 7 to 13 are $2.00 each, and children under 7 are free.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

The park can be reached directly at 928-567-3275 or visit their website.