Popular with wine lovers, Cornville, Arizona invites visitors to spend their days touring the lovely vineyards, learning about the winemaking process on winery tours, and sampling an array of authentic Arizona wines in the tasting rooms. Vacationers also love spending time outdoors exploring the area’s fish hatcheries, horseback riding by Oak Creek, or playing a round of golf at the Verde Santa Fe Golf Course. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.
1.Page Springs National Fish Hatchery
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Though Arizona is known for its warm and sunny climate, when you’re in the mood for something cooler, head to the Page Springs National Fish Hatchery in cool Coconino National Forest. You’ll find the largest cold-water fish hatchery in the state among the cool pines of the forest surroundings - producing over 700,000 trout a year. There are many things to do on the 82-acre hatchery such as exploring the interpretive center, going on a self-guided hatchery tour, or visiting the show ponds. The extensive grounds also allow for visitors to go hiking on the trails along Oak Creek, enjoy spotting wildlife and a large number of bird species, or go camping on the surrounding Forest Service lands and state parks.
1711 N Page Springs Rd, Cornville, AZ 86325
2.Verde Santa Fe Golf Course
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Located across the beautiful Verde Valley, the Verde Santa Fe Golf Course is an 18-hole course that will take you on a picturesque journey through high desert. You’ll be able to see the site of historic Jerome or the spectacular Mingus Mountain, as well as gorgeous views of the Red Rock Cliffs of Sedona and Black Hills range. The amazing course ensures that you have an unparalleled golfing experience, complete with a relaxing atmosphere and exceptional service. No matter if you’re just swinging a few for the fun of it or if you’re a pro, the fairways will test your accuracy and give you a challenging, yet rewarding, experience.
645 Verde Santa Fe Pkwy, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-634-5454
3.Bubbling Ponds Fish Hatchery
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Located along the scenic Oak Creek, the Bubbling Ponds Fish Hatchery raises several warm-water fish species such as bluegill, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and native species such as razorback sucker and Colorado River pikeminnow. You’ll be able to explore the hatchery and several wildlife-viewing areas. Visitors are also invited to walk the extensive trails which enter a huge cottonwood gallery as well as a mesquite bosque. The hatchery is one of the few places in the state that you’ll have a chance to see a river otter; other wildlife and bird species that is common in the area include mule deer, javelina, and yellow warblers.
1970 N Page Springs Rd, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-649-1297
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Dedicated to honoring the past and cultivating the future, D.A. Ranch is an intimate, family-owned working ranch and vineyard that can be found right in the heart of Verde Valley. The ranch has over a hundred years of history for you to discover, explore, and enjoy. You can start by touring their lush grounds and hearing the stories of historic events that took place there, or head to the vineyard to see where their 100% estate-grown wines originate from. The award-winning wines concocted at D.A. Ranch are created in small batches and range from bold syrahs to crisp elegant whites.
1901 Dancing Apache Rd, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-301-0791
5.Northern Arizona Therapeutic Massage Center
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The Northern Arizona Therapeutic Massage Center provides an outlet for you to reduce stress and manage your pain with restorative and palliative care. It’s a great way to free yourself with relaxation techniques, injury rehabilitation, and generally inspiring you to take better care of yourself. The center offers many specialized forms of “Bodywork” and will guide you through a practice that is suitable to your needs; these could include acupressure, trigger point therapy, gentle deep tissue massages, manual lymph drainage, and hot and cold hydrotherapies. All of this will be accompanied by solid support, encouragement, direction, and advice, to ensure an overall healing of the mind and body.
10990 E. Cornville Road, Suite H, Cornville, Arizona 86325, Phone: 928-649-9500
6.Harry's Hideaway Restaurant
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Harry’s Hideaway Restaurant is a local bistro in Cornville that serves only dinner to its patrons - but it will be a meal so hearty, that you’ll definitely go back. Starting with a bang, Harry’s was soon identified as one of “Arizona’s 10 Best New Restaurants” by Phoenix Magazine and has won many awards and accolades over the years. You’ll find that their menu may change completely from one day to the other as Harry focuses on preparing food that is fresh and full of flavor. Some meals that you may come across include their chicken salad sandwich, beef stew, fried chicken with collard greens, and a range of mouthwatering desserts.
10990 E Cornville Rd, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-639-2222
7.Up The Creek Bistro Wine Bar
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Up The Creek has a long history in Cornville, Arizona; it started off as a gas station and store in 1956, became a cherished restaurant in the 1970s, and is now a lovely bistro which also serves a large array of local wine. The charm and history of the place has been preserved exquisitely and visitors rave about the stunning views of Oak Creek which they can enjoy while dining. Getting their inspiration from foods and flavors from all over the world, the menu offers such variety to its diners. Popular entrees include the flat iron steak with polenta cakes, the baby-back pork ribs which are smothered in a cabernet sauce, and the mouth-wateringly delicious Louisiana etouffee.
1975 N Page Springs Rd, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-634-9954
© G's Burgers
Renowned for serving “the best burgers in Verde Valley” G’s Burgers will surely satisfy your craving for a delicious and hearty burger. Everything served is made with quality ingredients and follows traditional recipes as well as original ones which have been tried and tested over the years. Some of the burgers that you have to try are the Valle Verde Burger with fire roasted green chilies, pepper jack cheese, and southwest mayo, and the Howdy Pilgrim, which is made with ground turkey patty, swiss cheese, and cranberry sauce. Nothing goes better with a juicy burger than an ice-cold beer (bottled and on tap) or a milkshake, so be sure to pair them with your meal.
1220 S Eastern Dr, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-634-2867
9.Horsin' Around Adventures
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Sedona’s premier horseback riding company, Horsin’ Around Adventures provides you with an opportunity to experience the heart of Page Springs wine country in an incomparable and memorable way. Follow the unique trails nestled along Oak Creek and enjoy the wildlife habitats, exciting terrain, and dramatic wine country vistas that you’ll come across. The family-owned operation will pair you with a handsome horse that was raised, trained, or rehabilitated on their ranch and send you off with a guide that is both professional and experienced. The tours are immense fun and provide a safe and unique way to explore Cornville.
2650 N Dancing Apache Road, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 800-403-1690
10.Page Springs Cellars
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Page Springs Cellars is a wonderful way to get up close with Cornville’s vineyards and really understand the care, effort, and love that is put into each bottle. The Cellars believe in uniting communities and cultivating friendships through each of their bottles of wine. In addition to a tour of the vineyard, you can stop by their bistro and choose from a delectable array of gourmet bites to pair with their wine - they even have readymade picnic baskets which you can pick up to enjoy in the vineyard, on the grounds, or by the river. Offering more than a vineyard and bistro, visitors of Page Springs Cellars will also have the opportunity to partake in their yoga, massage, and wellness sessions, which are offered all year long.
1500 N Page Springs Rd, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-639-3004
11.Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro
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Offering award-winning 100% Arizona wines, Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro is a family-operated endeavor which people love spending the day at when in Cornville. You will find the estate vineyard, boutique winery, tasting room and bistro in northern Arizona’s Verde Valley. The winery produces nearly 3,000 cases of fine wine annually, many of which you can sample alongside artisan pizzas, cheese platters, and fresh deli meats in their Arizona Room Bistro or the Secret Garden. The winery tours they offer are a wonderful way to have an intimate and informative discussion on the grape growing process and how the wines are made.
1565 N Page Springs Rd, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-649-2681
12.Oak Creek Vineyards & Winery
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Oak Creek Vineyards & Winery can be found amidst Cornville’s breathtaking natural beauty and fascinating ruins in Verde Valley. Their tasting room is one of the most popular in the state as in addition to their collection of wines, you’ll also find treats such as wine biscuits, cured meats, cheeses, olives, locally-made breads, and an extensive selection of wine-related merchandise. Put together a basket and head on out to the winery grounds for an intimate picnic with your significant other or a group of friends. The tasting room has ten selections daily, both red and white, which visitors can choose from.
1555 N Page Springs Rd, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-649-0290
© Grasshopper Grill
The Grasshopper Grill is a family-owned and operated restaurant that aims to make their customers feel like they’re home - from the friendly environment down to the delicious meal. Visitors and residents of the community all flock to the grill to feast on foods that have been made with fine, fresh ingredients. All of the soups, salad dressings, and sauces at the restaurant are home made from scratch, so be sure to try those with your main meal. Their appetizer sampler is a great way to try out crowd favorites such as crispy tater tots, fried zucchini, onion rings, boneless wings, pulled pork sliders, and grasshopper legs, which are fried green beans served with wasabi ranch. Popular mains include the Rajun Cajun Club Sandwich, the house-made South of the Border Burger, and their award-winning baby-back pork ribs.
1160 S Page Springs Rd, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-649-9211
© Manzanita Restaurant
Manzanita Restaurant was established in 1991 and can be found in the heart of Verde Valley’s wine country. You’re in for a unique dining experience thanks to Swiss-trained, master chef Albert Kramer III who serves a variety of American, German, and European specialties. The old-fashioned healthy cooking focuses on using fresh ingredients and flavors that come together from scratch - in fact, many of the vegetables, herbs, and fruits served come straight out of the restaurant’s garden. The menu includes favorites such as blackened catfish, grilled duck breast, and their grilled elk steak. If you’re dining there on the weekends, you’ll be able to enjoy your meal alongside live musical performances by local artists.
11425 E Cornville Rd, Cornville, AZ 86325, Phone: 928-634-8851
14 Best Things to Do in Cornville (Arizona)
- Page Springs National Fish Hatchery, Photo: Courtesy of FreeProd - Fotolia.com
- Verde Santa Fe Golf Course, Photo: Courtesy of navee - Fotolia.com
- Bubbling Ponds Fish Hatchery, Photo: Courtesy of karagrubis - Fotolia.com
- D.A. Ranch, Photo: D.A. Ranch
- Northern Arizona Therapeutic Massage Center, Photo: Courtesy of contrastwerkstatt - Fotolia.com
- Harry's Hideaway Restaurant, Photo: Harry's Hideaway Restaurant
- Up The Creek Bistro Wine Bar, Photo: Up The Creek Bistro Wine Bar
- G's Burgers, Photo: G's Burgers
- Horsin' Around Adventures, Photo: Courtesy of DisobeyArt - Fotolia.com
- Page Springs Cellars, Photo: Page Springs Cellars
- Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro, Photo: Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro
- Oak Creek Vineyards & Winery, Photo: Oak Creek Vineyards & Winery
- Grasshopper Grill, Photo: Grasshopper Grill
- Manzanita Restaurant, Photo: Manzanita Restaurant
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