About the Fort

Nestled in the town of Camp Verde, Fort Verde Historic Park commemorates the military history of the settlement of the Verde Valley. Learn about frontier life at the turn of the century at any of our tours and seminars.

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Programs & Events

Buffalo Soldiers and Vintage Baseball

February 16, 2019

Honor Black History Month with the annual commemoration of the Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Verde State Historic Park. Learn how the soldiers earned their name and helped settle the American West.  READ MORE

History of the Soldier

April 13-14, 2019

Experience a military timeline of our history, from the Revolutionary War to present day. Presentations, military drills, fashion show and a period church service Sunday morning. Camps, cannon and soldiers will all be at this annual event.  READ MORE



Three historic buildings house the museum's collection of artifacts recounting the Indian Wars in Arizona. See the tools and trades used to settle this part of the wild west.

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Park and Facility Hours

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily

Visitor Center/Park Store

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily


Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Christmas: Closed

Park Entrance Fees

Adult (14+): $7.00
Youth (7–13): $4.00
Child (0–6): FREE