Heritage Sites

Many ancient cultures have been discovered in the Camp Verde area. From stone pueblos to preserved ruins and petroglyphs, Camp Verde’s multitude of Heritage sites provide an unparallelled look into the history and heritage of the region.

Historic Irrigation Ditches

Although not a common tourist attraction, the Camp Verde Irrigation Ditches are a treasured asset. Built in the late nineteenth century, each ditch is marked with a plaque and viewed with reverence for the water they continue to provide.

Camp Verde Historical Society Museum

Located in the Old Stone Schoolhouse in downtown Camp Verde, the Camp Verde Historical Society displays early pioneering exhibits along with a variety of photographs and artwork from past Camp Verde residents.

Historic Building Walking Tour

With more than thirteen historic sights within walking distance of the Camp Verde Historical Society, this manageable walk through downtown Camp Verde is filled with architectural and historical buildings and their stories of the past.

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Fort Verde State Historic Park is significant as the best surviving assemblage of Indian Wars era military architecture in the state. The Fort was an active primary military base during the Central Arizona Indian Wars.

Montezuma’s Castle

Once identified by President Theodore Roosevelt as a place “of the greatest ethnological value and scientific interest”, Montezuma’s Castle remains one of the best-preserved cliff dwellings in North America.