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Cottonwood Arizona

Cottonwood has been called the “Biggest Little Town in Arizona” and it has become the population center of the Verde Valley. The town is named after the beautiful Cottonwood trees that grow along the Verde River, just one of the many scenic attributes of this sweet little Northern Arizona town. Read More

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Why should I visit Cottonwood?

Cottonwood is an interesting town with lots of quirk and character. In town you will find shopping, dining, and artistic flare; while the surrounding landscape offers a chance to partake in a number of outdoor activities.

Where is Cottonwood?

From Sedona drive west on Hwy 89a for about 20 miles until you enter Cottonwood.

What sort of Services and Amenities does Cottonwood offer?

Should you choose to stay the night in Cottonwood to take full advantage of the town’s sites and activities, there is a nice selection of motels, hotels, inns, and camping areas to stay at.

What can I do/see in Cottonwood? 

  • Historic Old Town Cottonwood: Take a stroll down Main Street and see the historic hotel, galleries, shops, cafes and restaurants. 
  • Sycamore Canyon: Just a short distance from Cottonwood, Sycamore Canyon is the second largest canyon in Red Rock Country. Surrounded by dramatic colorful cliffs and home to a rare desert riparian habitat, this breathtaking landmark is a must see adventure on your trip to Cottonwood. 
  • Clemenceau Heritage Museum: If you are interested in the history of the Verde Valley, this museum provides an interesting look into the past. Visit numerous exhibits that display a written, oral, and living history of the early Verde Valley settlements. 
  • Dead Horse Ranch State Park: This scenic park is located on the Verde River in Cottonwood and is great for fishing, canoeing, camping, hiking, horseback riding, and wildlife watching.

Other Cottonwood Arizona Resources

Cottonwood, Arizona

Cottonwood, Arizona has a population of about 12,000 and is located in the heart of the Verde Valley.

Clemenceau Heritage Museum

The Clemenceau Heritage Museum preserves the oral, written and living history of the Verde Valley in Arizona.

American Heritage Academy

The American Heritage Academy promotes the country's founding principles through a liberal arts education.

Historic Old Town Cottonwood

Historic Old Town Cottonwood strives to preserve history and historic buildings and artifacts in downtown Cottonwood, Arizona.

Cottonwood Tourism

Cottonwood Tourism offers information about Cottonwood's lodging, activities and attractions.