Plan A Field Trip
School groups of all ages are welcome to visit Montezuma Castle National Monument. Children under sixteen are admitted at no cost. Teachers and chaperones are waived from the $5 fee by filling out the Fee Waiver form (see Preparing for Your Visit, below).
In order to give your group the best experience possible, we ask that you contact us at least two weeks in advance. For fee waiver questions or more information, please call us at (928) 634-5564 or send us a e-mail.
Preparing for your visit:
Tuzigoot National Monument is grouped with Montezuma Castle National Monument. If you are planning on visiting both sites you only need to fill out one fee waiver. In order to prepare yourself and your students for your visit please:
1. Print a copy of the Fee Waiver form and return both the form and required documentation to Montezuma Castle by fax or mail. More information is available in the Fee Waiver Directions. Completing this process at least 2 weeks in advance will ensure that teachers and chaperones are waived from paying the $5 fee.
2. Please share the following rules and guidelines with your class before your arrival.
We look forward to seeing you at Montezuma Castle National Monument!
Did You Know?
Illinois Pondweed, Potamogeton illinoensis, is an invasive species at Montezuma Well. Although the ducks love to eat it, Rangers must rake the pondweed out each week to avoid clogging the Outlet allowing water in the prehistoric canal to run free.