Located in the geographical center of Arizona at 3,100 feet in elevation Camp Verde is the oldest settlement in the Verde Valley. The town and surrounding area is full of history with a rich Western rural character. Camp Verde is home to historic Sinagua ruins, Fort Verde Historic State Park and the Verde River.
Camp Verde offers something for everyone providing a wide range of services and activities from:
•Outdoor Activities of hiking, fishing, swimming, canoeing, camping, RV parks, hunting, and horseback riding – to –
•Community Activities of festivals, street fairs, concerts, rodeos, block parties and parades – to –
•Adult and Family Attractions featuring Montezuma Castle National Monument, Montezuma Well, Fort Verde State Historic Park, Yavapai Apache Cultural Center, Out of Africa Wildlife Park, and Cliff Castle Casino.
The Verde River and creeks that meander through Camp Verde are a habitat for wildlife, such as bald eagles, hawks, blue heron, beavers and otters. The waterways offer recreational opportunities and an abundance of riverfront properties. Towering above the valley are majestic mountains that provide a scenic view of unsurpassed beauty. A sparse population of less than 10,000, 46 square miles of land and many small farms and ranches enhance the rural lifestyle.
Camp Verde average daytime temperatures range from low 60s in the cold of the winter to upper 90s in the heat of the summer. Coldest part of the night will generally be about 30 degrees below the heat of the day.