Verde River @ Clarkdale

Verde River @ Clarkdale Adventure Tour

Trip provided by South by Southwest

Outfitter permitted by the Town of Clarkdale

Call 877.673.3661 or 928-204-6440 for more info

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Verde Adventure & South by Southwest Verde River at Clarkdale Adventure TourCome paddle the peaceful, friendly stretch of the Verde River @ Clarkdale. With just enough current to get a taste of river running without the risk of more treacharous areas down river, beginner and veteran river runners alike enjoy the scenery and opportunities to cool off in this wonderful run. Four trip launch times to choose from each day means you can always enjoy perfect weather no matter the season. Come paddle with our experienced guides and learn a little about paddling, a little about the environment, and a little about a very treasured area.

Tour pricing includes all boats and safety equipment, transportation, skilled guides and instructors, and all taxes and fees that go to help preserve, protect, and improve the access of the Verde River @ Clarkdale.

Tour Information:

Trip provided by South by Southwest

Outfitter permitted by the Town of Clarkdale

Launch Times:

Multiple launches are possible throughout the day. Recommended start times are 9am and 1pm. Call make a reservation or find out which slots are open today!


Tour launches from our office at 551 N Main Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326. The van will put you on at an access point called Lower Tapco and pick you up at a point called Tuzigoot River Access.


Plan for 4 hours from start to finish. Time spent on the water is typically around 2.5 hours but if you wish to spend more or less time, talk with your guide about your specific recreational or educational goals.

Pricing: (Ask about our Summer Special Weekday Discount)

Adult $97.50 per person (Total cost $105.00)Land Use Fee – $5.50 & Reservation Fee – $2.00

Child:$87.50 per person (Total cost $95.00)Land Use Fee – $5.50 & Reservation Fee – $2.00

Please call for any current group discount or other

Make sure to bring:

Clothing appropriate for the weather, plus water shoes/sandals/old sneakers as your feet will get wet. Footwear must be worn at all times. Sunglasses, sunscreen, towel, camera, medications, lip balm, hat and anything else you want to bring, but remember, it will get wet! Dry bags may be rented for a small fee if needed.


  • Professional safety-certified guides (1 guide per up to 8 guests)
  • Shuttle driver and transportation coordination
  • Iced bottled water during the tour
  • Kayak of choice, paddles, dry bags, and safety equipment
  • Water shoes for those that did not bring appropriate footwear (up to a maximum of 10)
  • Entry fees, insurance, and permit fees on all guided trips.

Trip provided by South by Southwest

Outfitter permitted by the Town of Clarkdale

Book This Puppy!