Fort McDowell

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Picture of Fort McDowell Ruins
Photo by Tom McCurnin

Located in Maricopa County near Fountain Hills.

Adobe ruins of the old fort about 2 miles off the Beeline Highway on the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation.

Picture of Fort McDowell Ruins
Photo by Tom McCurnin

Camp McDowell was established in 1865 and closed in 1890. This site was established by the United States Calvary to control the Yavapai and Apache Indians in the area.

Communities and Related Links
Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau
City of Phoenix
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

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