Verde River Day in Cottonwood, AZ

 Enjoy a Family Fun Day on the Verde!


September 30th, 2017

Have some outdoor family fun at Dead Horse Ranch State Park during Verde River Day taking place Saturday, September 30th, 2017. The Park is located in Cottonwood, AZ, only a short drive from Sedona (see map below). Park entrance fees will be waived 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 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. There will be a wide range of entertainment throughout the day. Including the Cottonwood Community Band, Verde Valley Voices, Dave Joslin and the Jerome Ukalele Orchestra.

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 or call 928.634.5283

Directions from the Best Western Plus Inn of Sedona to Dead Horse Ranch State Park

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A visit to Sedona, AZ can be anything you want to make it. Whether you’re interested in ancient cultures or hiking, wild animals or jeep tours into the red rocks, Sedona has something to offer. To save our guests time and money we’ve put together several Sedona Adventure Packages that make it easy to plan that Sedona getaway. To learn more about our Sedona hotel please visit the Best Western Plus Inn of Sedona


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