Cottonwood is centrally located in Arizona’s beautiful Verde Valley. Residents and visitors enjoy the many benefits of the scenic Verde River and Coconino National Forest. The vibrant greenery of the area blends with the hues of gold, red and limestone in the mesas, canyons and buttes surrounding Cottonwood. Recreational activities abound for all. Active community members and visitors enjoy bicycling, hang gliding, hiking, river rafting, equestrian activities, and wildlife and bird watching. The panoramic beauty of Cottonwood and the Verde Valley is unsurpassed.