Verde River Day in Cottonwood, AZ
September 24th, 2016
Have some outdoor family fun at Dead Horse Ranch State Park during Verde River Day taking place this coming Saturday, September 24th, 2016! The Park is located in Cottonwood, AZ, only a short drive from Sedona (see map below). Arizona State Parks has waived park entrance fees for all visitors attending the event. All of the activities are at no cost, thanks to the many exhibitors and sponsors. The celebration will kick off at 9:00 am and go until 3:00 pm.
Some of the day’s events include a climbing wall, organized canoe and kayak rides, sand castle building, and nature-based exhibits. Guests of all ages are welcome to fish in the lagoon that is loaded with hundreds of pounds of catfish. Poles, bait and tackle are provided for all ages. No fishing license is needed on this day. There will also be a wide range of entertainment throughout the day.
Verde River Day was organized in 1988 to promote awareness of the Verde River’s distinctive riparian habitat, where 85 percent of all wildlife in the area looks for sustenance. The activities on Verde River Day promote preservation and care of the environment by showcasing informative exhibits on the Verde River’s riparian habitat. For more information on this event please visit www.verderiverday.com
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