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.
Would Your House Look This Good 800 Years From Now?
Today we gaze through the windows of the past into one of the best preserved cliff dwellings in North America. This 20 room high-rise apartment, nestled into a towering limestone cliff, tells a story of ingenuity, survival and ultimately, prosperity in an unforgiving desert landscape.
Come marvel at this enduring legacy of the Sinagua culture and reveal a people surprisingly similar to ourselves.
For Founders Day 2012 we got back to basics: art. Art brought the beauty and splendor of US lands to Congress and paved the way for the park service!Read More
Connect With Us!
Do you tweet? So do we! Join in and let us know what amazed you during your visit to Montezuma Castle and Well.Read More
November is Native American Heritage Month
The National Register of Historic Places lists great sites to celebrate and honor Native Americans; visit us or check it out for a place near you!Read More
Groundwater Study Helps Protect Montezuma Well
Science isn't dead! A new study from the USGS helps us balance the requirements of humans and nature: water in the desert is invaluble.Read More
2016 will mark the 100th Birthday of the National Park Service! Check out all the events we have held to mark the path to this important event...Read More
Become a VIP!
Help out your national parks by becoming a Volunteer-In-Park. We love the company, and you get to have fun doing any number of jobs!Read More
Podcast Series from Military Kids!
At our sister site, Tuzigoot NM, military kids from across Arizona came to learn about the prehistoric site, photography skills and make a podcast.Read More
Podcast Highlights Our Green Rangers Program
Students from Northern Arizona University class created a podcast on the Green Rangers and the National Park Foundation's Park Stewards program.Read More
Did You Know?
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.