Programs & Events

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival

April 27 - 30

Take an exciting hike through the world of birds. Celebrate nature with workshops and field trips with expert guides to the area's birding hot spots.


The Verde River: State of the Watershed Conference

May 10 - 11, 2017

This conference is held to bring together the broad network of stakeholders who have a vested interest in the health of the Verde River Watershed. Learn about the environmental, social and economic contributions that the Verde makes to the region and the state during conference sessions.


Verde Valley Fishing Day Fun 2017

June 3

Join Arizona State Parks & Trails and Game & Fish for a fun-filled, family-friendly full day of fishing. Bait and poles available, or bring your own.


Verde River Day 2017

September 30, 2017   9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate all things outdoors while learning about the dynamic ecology of the Verde River. A free family event from your state parks.