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Fort Verde State Historic Park

125 E Hollamon St, Camp Verde, AZ 86322-7100
+1 928-567-3275
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Super Friendly and Knowledgable

Very cool learning about the history of the Army in Arizona. The staff are very helpful and know a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Christine P
Nice break from driving

Our family visited Fort Verde while during from Phoenix to Flagstaff. The ranger and staff were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nick V
Bondurant, Iowa
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Winner of the 2015 Arizona Governor's Heritage Preservation Honor Award. Fort Verde is one of the best preserved examples of an Indian Wars period fort in Arizona. This original Military Headquarters is now a museum which contains artifacts, photos, videos, and interpretive exhibits focused on the history and lives of those who lived and served at Fort Verde: soldiers, Indian Scouts, settlers, doctors, and Native Americans. Three of the original homes along Officer's Row are still remaining and furnished with period artifacts.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
125 E Hollamon St, Camp Verde, AZ 86322-7100
+1 928-567-3275
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very cool learning about the history of the Army in Arizona. The staff are very helpful and know a lot about he the fort.

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family visited Fort Verde while during from Phoenix to Flagstaff. The ranger and staff were great! Our kids did the worksheet to become Junior Rangers, which they really enjoyed. The museum portion was well done and the buildings were in good shape. We all...More

Thank Nick V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This historic park gives you a glimpse into the history of day to day life in the army, as well as the day to day life of Americans in the early 1800s. There are actual houses, contents and clothes from the time, with lots of...More

Thank morlingg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was surprised how quiet it was having just come from Montezuma Castle. I guess the fact that it`s an State attraction it does not get much publicity. It was very enjoyable and an eye opener. The entrance just $ 7 per person, it has...More

Thank 61jorgeb
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Fort Verde will be very interesting and enjoyable for those interested in history. The fort is an example of a typical western fort, consisting of a series of low-rise buildings without a fenced perimeter. This contrast markedly from the typical stockaded, multi-story structures found in...More

Thank lucy36002017
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Our son was doing a school report on General George Crook and Sheila was extremely helpful. She walked us through the museum and pointed out specific things. She answered lots of questions our son had about General George Crook. She helped us look through books,...More

Thank TinaGoosen
FOVESS, Manager at Fort Verde State Historic Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

We were so excited to hear that he was doing a report on General George Crook and that he's curious about history, as we're all about engaging kids and families... Keep us posted about how the report goes:)

Reviewed 27 April 2017

It was very hot when we got there so we checked out the museum first and it was well worth a look. Got a great history of the fort from the park ranger and lots of interesting pictures in the museum. Then we looked in...More

Thank terrsall
Reviewed 27 April 2017

What a great place! So much to learn and see. Sheila and Robert have so much knowledge. I loved to see some of the actual buildings still standing and to be able to walk inside and see how the soldiers lived back then was fascinating....More

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We tend to stop at these types of historical site when traveling. My husband found the information very interesting and Sheila the ranger was a great wealth of local information. Well laid out and great signs, plenty of things to keep kids involved.

Thank happyheidi2017
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Take time to see how life in this part of our country began. Great history of soldiers and Native Americans. Stroll through the quarters and look at the magnificent scenery off in the distance.

Thank Lenne K
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Jim B
Are small pets on leash allowed?
31 March 2015|
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Response from Jim_D_13206 |
Yes, leashed pets are allowed everywhere except in the museum. They are allowed throughout the grounds and in all the historic buildings.