Fort Verde State Historic Park Fort Verde SHP
125 East Holloman Street
P.O. Box 397
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
Hours of Operation: Thursday –Monday 9-5pm
Yavapai – Northeast
Significant as the best surviving assemblage of Indian Wars era military architecture in the state.
Governed by: Arizona State Parks Board
Owned Structure/Historic Sites: 1871 Administration Building (museum), Commanding Officer’s Quarters, Bachelor Officers’ Quarters, Surgeon’s House, Shop, Wagon Barn, Restroom, three privies/ storage buildings.
The site was the primary base for General Crook’s U.S. Army scouts and soldiers. They were charged with squelching Apache and Yavapi Indian uprisings in the late 1800’s. Fort Verde State Historic Park is the best preserved example of an Indian Wars period fort in Arizona.