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Verde Valley Archaeology Center
The Verde Valley Archaeology Center preserves archaeological sites and collections, and makes them available for research and viewing. Explore American Indian history in the Verde Valley through the science of archaeology!


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Verde Canyon Railroad
The Verde Canyon Railroad takes you up the Verde River from Clarkdale, near Tuzigoot, to the turn-around point of Perkinsville. You can see wildlife, as well as some archeological sites that are otherwise inaccessible.


The Douglas Mansion in Jerome

Arizona State Parks

Jerome State Park
James S. Douglas built the Douglas Mansion of Jerome State Historic Park on the hill just above his Little Daisy Mine. This former home is now a museum devoted to the history of the Jerome area and the Douglas family.


V Bar V petroglyphs showing possible animals.

V Bar V
The V Bar V Heritage Site, run by the Coconino National Forest, is the largest known petroglyph site in the Verde Valley, as well as being oneof the best-preserved. Plus, they're very close to Montezuma Well!


Fort Verde Entrance Sign

Arizona State Parks

Fort Verde
Experience life through the eyes of a frontier soldier at Fort Verde State Historic Park. The fort was a base for General Crook's U.S. Army scouts and soldiers in the 1870s and 1880s. Dr. Mearns, the fort's surgeon, made some of the first extensive excavations at Montezuma Castle.

Last updated: December 12, 2014

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 219
Camp Verde, AZ 86322


(928) 634-5564

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