• Montezuma Castle's prehistoric dwelling

    Montezuma Castle

    National Monument Arizona

For Kids


 

Be a Junior Ranger!

While on a trip to Montezuma Castle & the Montezuma Well Unit our young visitors can enjoy completing activities, in order to earn their Junior Ranger badge! The program and activities are intended to help kids be more aware of their surroundings and the relationship of the environment to the prehistoric people who inhabited the Verde Valley.

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Be A Web Ranger!

 

Want to be a Web Ranger?? Check out all the games you can play, while learning about different parks, what rangers do, and all the fun to be had across our country! Click the link below!

http://www.nps.gov/webrangers/

Did You Know?

Visitor climbs ladder to MOCA in 1946

Up until 1951 visitors climbed a series of three ladders to enter the dwelling at Montezuma Castle National Monument. That same year Interstate 17 was completed and visitation skyrocketed. Concerns for both safety and the structure (which is 90% original) led to the removal of the ladders.