The facilities and grounds of Montezuma Castle National Monument and Montezuma Well are closed each year on December 25. Both sites will reopen and welcome visitors at 8:00 a.m. MST on December 26.
Montezuma Castle National Monument preserves dwellings built by the Southern Sinagua culture between 1100 and 1425 CE. Above you'll find a link to view the list of both prehistoric and historic structures that can be found here. Below you'll find photo galleries of the structures themselves. Explore and enjoy!
Did You Know?
The Sinagua people witnessed the most recent volcanic eruption of Sunset Crater along the eastern slope of the San Francisco Peaks. In 1064 A.D. Sunset Crater erupted and then flared up intermittently for nearly 200 years, spreading half a billion tons of ash across 800 square miles.