(Due to ongoing budget difficulties and a lackluster reaction by the Arizona Legislature and the Governor’s office Arizona tourism and Arizona State Parks have been placed on hold, check with a State park before choosing to visit to insure hours of operation or even if the park is open!)
- Fort Verde State Historic Park– Remains of a 19th century frontier fort.
- Homolovi Ruins State Park– An ancestral home of the Hopi and a vast prehistoric site.
- Jerome State Historic Park– An Arizona Ghost Town, representing a mining town built on the side of a mountain.
- The Lost Dutchman State Park– Born of the legend of the “Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine.”
- McFarland Historical State Park– Commemorates one of Arizona’s early Anglo “superachievers.”
- Picacho Peak State Park– In the area of this scenic mountain was fought the only Civil War battle in Arizona.
- Riordan State Historic Park– The twin house of one of Flagstaff’s early lumber families.
- Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park– The “town to tough to die” is another of Arizona’s famed Ghost Towns.
- Tubac Presidio State Historic Park– Remnants of Arizona’s first european settlement in 1752.
- Yuma Crossing State Historic Park– Chronicles from pre-history to army depot times. An engaging living history site.
- Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park– Tells of a time when Arizona’s criminals were sent to this warm climate.
Arizona Local Parks
- The Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum– Park & museum of the northern Arizona chapter of the AHS.
- Fort Lowell Museum– Ruins of the old fort and a museum of the southern chapter of AHS.
- The Slaughter Ranch– Privately restored and maintained ranch of John Slaughter.
- Coronado State Monument– Recognizes Coronado and his impact on the culture and history of New Mexico,
- Fort Selden State Monument – A 19th century frontier fort famous for housing Buffalo Soldiers.
- Fort Sumner State Monument– Site of the infamous Navajo diaspora and near to the grave site of Billy the Kid.
- Jemez State Monument– Prehistoric and historic ruins relate the bitter nature of the impact of Spanish settlement.
- Lincoln State Monument– The bloody Lincoln Country War and Billy the Kid are remembered in the town of Lincoln.
- Oliver Lee Memorial State Park– A fully restored 19th century Ranch House.
- Palace of the Governors– Built in 1610, one of the oldest European buildings in the United States.
- Pancho Villa State Park– Site of the infamous 1916 invasion of the town of Columbus.