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.

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Master weaver Mary Henderson Begay sits on the floor while weaving on an upright loom.

November is Native American Heritage Month

Honoring Native peoples’ contributions to American culture, we will host special arts, crafts and cultural events each weekend in November!

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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...

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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.

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A roadrunner perched on a mesquite branch.

Winter Bird Walks are Back!

Beginning in December 2015, Montezuma Well will host bird walks every first and third Saturday of the month. Programs will last through March 2016.

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Bats Galore!

We've been conducting research on bats here at Montezuma Castle and Well. Check out what we've found, and even a video of bats exiting the Castle!

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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!

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