Camp Verde Attractions



Montezuma's Castle

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2800 Montezuma Castle Highway

Cliff Dwelling... read more

Yeager Canyon Trail #28

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This trail on the west slope of Mingus Mountain offers fine views of Lonesome Valley, the Prescott Valley area, and the Bradshaw Mountains... read more

North Mingus Trail #105

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This trail, used in combination with TR #106 and TR #105A, makes for an attractive loop route, allowing day trips that return to the Mingus Mountain campground area... read more

View Point Trail

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This is one of a number of well-maintained trails serving the Mingus Mountain recreation area and campgrounds. The trails in this area and at these high elevations offer splendid views to the east of the Verde Valley... read more

Montezuma Well

4286 Branding Iron Place
Take Exit 293 from I-17 and drive four miles

Limestone Sinkhole... read more

Yeager Cabin Trail #11

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This trail is used mainly as a connection between TR #28 and TR #533, thus making possible a round-trip loop back to the trailheads on Highway 89A... read more

Coleman Trail #108

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

Typical of this pine-covered high-elevation area, there are good views of the Verde Valley, the Cottonwood area, and the red rock country above Sedona... read more

Verde Rim Trail #161

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

The views from this long trail are spectacular. Most impressive is the general view of the extremely rugged country below this rim to the Verde River... read more

Willow Springs Trail #12

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This high elevation trail is a connector trail linking other longer trails that provide access to the Pine Mountain Wilderness Area, Pine Mountain itself, and the Verde Rim... read more

Chasm Creek Trail

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

The trail has a fairly significant elevational gradient of about 2000 feet from the grasslands at the eastern extremities of the trail to about 5600 feet where the trail exits the wilderness on the west... read more

Pine Flat Trail #165

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This trail was originally a livestock service trail connecting to line cabins. The vegetation consists of scattered stands of ponderosa pine, juniper, pinyon pine, and oaks... read more

Oxbow Trail

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This trail provides access to the Cedar Bench Wilderness. Portions of the trail provide views of the Gap Creek drainage which contains a perennial stream... read more

Fort Verde State Historical Park

125 East Hollamon Street

Fun at the Fort... read more

Nelson Trail # 159

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This trail was originally, and still serves as, a service trail for the livestock industry. It does serve as part of the network of trails traversing the Pine Mountain Wilderness... read more

Gaddes Canyon #110

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This trail is popular to campers on Mingus Mountain because it provides an easy day hike from the campground to the points overlooking Gaddes Canyon... read more

Little Yeager Trail # 533

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This trail is a portion of a system of trails that can be used as a round-trip loop. Starting at the trailhead on Highway 89A, one can take either TR #28 or TR #533 to the east... read more

Black Canyon Trail #114

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This is an excellent hiking and riding trail that provides panoramic views of the Verde Valley, the red rock country above Sedona, and as far as the San Francisco Peaks... read more

Out of Africa Wildlife Park

4020 North Cherry Creek Road

Encounter the Wilds of Africa in Arizona... read more

Pine Mountain #14

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This is another in the system of trails serving hikers and horseback riders traveling in the Pine Mountain Wilderness. From this trail you can get some nice views of the Pine Mountain... read more

Cold Water Trail

P.O. Box 670
300 East Highway 260

This trail was originally used by the military as a connection between Ft. McDowell and Ft. Lincoln in Camp Verde. It was a route for moving men and materials between these two Army forts and to the Bloody Basin area... read more
The Best of NileGuide
There’s never a reason to be bored in Camp Verde. There are just too many things to do. Start with the must-see attractions, move to the big sights and fine museums, check out some tours, dig in to some outdoor activities, and work your way down to the between-the-cracks, off-the-beaten-path gems. Just leave some time to catch your breath.

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