Join Us as We Bird the Verde

See You In Person at Dead Horse Ranch State Park!

Check back for updates on offerings, trips, workshops, and more for the 2022 Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival!

2022 Festival Information

Presentations, Tours, and More!

Presentation topics include: Verde River Ecology , Birding Basics, Wild Plants, Backyard Birding in Northern Arizona, Mammals of the Verde Valley, Bird Call Quizzes, and more! Check back for specifics!

Join us for in-person guided birding tours!

In-Person Guided Birding Tour Locations: Across the Verde Valley, Prescott, and Flagstaff. Check back for specifics!


Coming from out-of-town for in-person guided birding tours?

If you plan on coming from out-of-state to attendthe VVBNF, accommodations may be available with our Verde Conservation Partners:

Ocotillo House airBnB

The Pines Motel

Camping at Dead Horse Ranch State Park

In past years, many festival-goers have chosen to camp at Dead Horse Ranch State Park during the VVBNF. If you’re interested in camping at DHRSP, please check for availability with the park in advance of your stay, and also immediately upon your arrival. Camping fees are paid directly to the park. Please check with the park for current fee information. Camp sites include a table and grill. Water and showers are available. Campsites can be reserved online or by calling the reservation call center. The park also has cabins to rent within a short walk to the River Day Use area. These must be reserved in advance.

Call the park at 520-586-2283 for COVID status, cost, availability, and reservations.

To contact the park for other information please call 928-634-5283.

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