Top Things to Do in Camp Verde

Top Things to Do in Camp Verde, Camp Verde, Arizona (B)

The town of 11,000 is quiet, offers friendly service, and is a gateway to many tourist activities. I was surprised to find out how much there was to do nearby Camp Verde.

I was camping on Forest Service 579 just 11 miles north of town when I ventured that way in search of propane given the following day forecast of 47 degrees and rain. Since I’m in the trial run with VANgo, I didn’t have a sense of my propane use.

After calling many places, I finally reached someone at Ace Hardware who suggested the Camp Verde Feed Store. The service couldn’t have been nicer, and when I told Joey, who filled my tank, that it was going to be cold and rainy tomorrow, he asked, “Where?”

He looked at the sky and emphatically declared, “It’s not going to rain tomorrow” as he prepped my tank for a gallon fill. Given I have a five-gallon tank, clearly, I could have waited a little longer. Oh well, it’s better to be safe than sorry, and the short jaunt led me to explore the town.

I stopped into the Visitor Center, which is also a small museum free to enter, though donations are appreciated. Lynette was a wealth of knowledge. She provided me some maps, pointed out hiking trails, the salt mine, wineries and more. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top Things to Do in Camp Verde
Guide Location: USA » Camp Verde
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Visitor Center
  • Cliff Casino
  • Main Street
  • Verde Valley Archaeology Center
  • Fort Verde State Historic Park
  • Thanks a Latte
  • Camp Verde Salt Mines
  • Alcantara Vineyard & Winery
  • Clear Creek Vineyard & Winery
  • Salt Mine Vineyard & Winery
  • Cowboy Corner
  • Copper Canyon Loop Trail 504
  • McDonald Trail
[34.648700, -111.754416] Montezuma’s Well Trail
  • West Clear Creek Trail
  • Bell Trail
  • Montezuma Castle National Monument