Southwest Wine Center – Tasting Room

This sustainable structure houses a fermentation room, barrel-aging rooms, and a tasting room that showcases award-winning, student-crafted wines. Sales go to the college’s viticulture and enology program and the Southwest Wine Center.

Chateau Tumbleweed

Chateau Tumbleweed is the brainchild of two husband-and-wife teams. This experienced crew is known to not take themselves too seriously, which is evident in the playful atmosphere of their tasting room overlooking the Red Rocks.

10-12 Lounge

Open since 1959, 10-12 Lounge is the spot for the best selection of Verde Valley beers, mountainside views, and live entertainment. The lounge works with its neighbor Boat House Bar & Grill to deliver a savory meal.

Sandwich Shop

With a dining area that overlooks a beautiful view of the Red Rock mountains, this is a perfect stop on your way into town. Grab lunch on the go, enjoy a refreshing scoop of ice cream, or fuel up before embarking on your chosen adventure. 

River Access Points (RAP) – Lower TAPCO & Tuzigoot

Clarkdale is fortunate to house two Day Use points of access to the Verde River that are open year-round during daylight hours. The Lower TAPCO RAP is perfect for picnicking, bird watching, photography or just enjoying the River.

Tuzigoot National Monument

This ancient pueblo ruin provides a hands-on understanding of how the Sinagua people prospered in the Verde Valley thousands of years ago. This exhibit is comprised of over 100 rooms dating back to 1000 AD, and over 3000 pieces on display. 

Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Area

In Sycamore Canyon, you won’t find any roads, developed campgrounds or crowds; just 55,937 acres of wilderness marked by colorful cliffs to hike, amazing swimming holes, soaring pinnacles and one of the world’s rarest habitats.

Verde Canyon Railroad

Verde Canyon Railroad takes you on a ride through 20-miles of untouched wildlife, Red Rock beauty and 100 years of history.  Watch from the window of your refurbished train car or from open-air viewing cars and enjoy a picturesque setting. 

Clarkdale Kayak Company

What better way to explore the Verde River than to have a local resident show you its most historic and cultural assets? The Clarkdale Kayak Company offers a trip down an exclusive stretch of the Verde River and is a truly local experience.

Block Parties

Every summer, the Clarkdale Downtown Business Alliance hosts a series of free block parties in a celebration of hometown pride; featuring great food, drinks and entertainment by their local businesses and restaurateurs.