September 17, 2015
Star Party at Camp Verde High School Hosted by the National Park Service and Astronomers of the Verde Valley
Camp Verde, AZ - Montezuma Castle National Monument and Astronomers of the Verde Valley will be hosting a star party on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015, at the Camp Verde High School football field. This will be a free event where visitors can explore the night sky through high powered telescopes. We will have members of the Astronomers of Verde Valley on hand to interpret the cosmos and answer questions about our brilliant desert night skies. This event will be from 7:00pm-9:00pm with a special kids program at 7:30pm.
September 15, 2015
National Parks And Monuments Fee-Free For 2015 National Public Lands Day
Camp Verde and Clarkdale, AZ - National Parks throughout the country will waive entry fees on Saturday, September 26, 2015, in celebration of National Public Lands Day.
August 21, 2015
Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments Welcome 4th Grade Students Through Every Kid In a Park Initiative
Camp Verde and Clarkdale, AZ - Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments invites all 4th grade students to visit the parks for free, as part of the White House’s new “Every Kid in a Park” program. Starting September 1, 2015, 4th grade students can now go to www.doi.gov/everykid to complete an activity and obtain a free annual entry pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks.
August 19, 2015
Montezuma Castle Evening Flute Concert
Camp Verde, AZ – On Saturday evening, August 29th, 2015, the National Park Service invites the public to Montezuma Castle National Monument for an Evening Flute Concert with Tewa-Hopi flute player and guitarist Ed Kabotie.
August 17, 2015
National Parks And Monuments' Fee-Free For Founders' Day
Camp Verde and Clarkdale, AZ – National Park Service units throughout the country will waive entry fees on Tuesday, August 25, in celebration of the National Park Service turning 99.
July 31, 2015
Montezuma Well Monarch Butterfly Tagging Event
Rimrock, AZ - The Southwest Monarch Study and the National Park Service would like to invite the public to sign up for a unique volunteer experience! We will be catching, tagging, and releasing Monarch Butterflies so we can learn more about these delicate creatures.
July 29, 2015
Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments to Host Two Volunteer Recruitment Fairs in August
Camp Verde, AZ - The National Park Service welcomes and encourages local area residents to learn about its Volunteer Program by attending one of two programs. The first Volunteer Fair will be held on Friday, August 14th, at Montezuma Castle National Monument in Camp Verde, AZ. The second Fair will be held on Friday, August 28th, at Tuzigoot National Monument in Clarkdale, AZ.
July 24, 2015
Archaeologists To Discuss Flintknapping And ‘Life In The Pueblo’ At Montezuma Castle
Camp Verde, AZ - Southwestern archaeologists Kathryn Kamp and John Whittaker will demonstrate the art of flintknapping and discuss “Life in the Pueblo”, at a book signing Saturday, August 1, at Montezuma Castle National Monument, Camp Verde, AZ. The event, sponsored by Western National Parks Association, will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon with overviews of basic flintknapping techniques at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
July 17, 2015
Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot Will Increase Entrance Fees Beginning August 4, 2015
Camp Verde and Clarkdale, AZ – Starting on August 4th, 2015, Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments will increase entrance fees for visitors in order to fund important maintenance and improvement projects within the parks.
July 17, 2015
An Evening with the Night Creatures of Montezuma Castle
Camp Verde, AZ - Montezuma Castle National Monument would like to invite the public for an evening with our night creatures. The monument will be open from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Friday, July 31, 2015. This will be a free event.
May 06, 2015
Junior Ranger Day Camps Summer 2015
Camp Verde, AZ: Montezuma Castle National Monument is pleased to announce three Junior Ranger Day Camps at Montezuma Well and Montezuma Castle National Monument.
April 15, 2015
Local Teachers Sought for its Summer 2015 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Program
Camp Verde - Montezuma Castle/Tuzigoot National Monument is pleased to announce an opportunity for two local teachers to infuse their teaching skills with NPS-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education resources.
March 16, 2015
O’odham Artist Royce Manuel to Demonstrate Traditional Agave Fiber Arts and Technologies
CAMP VERDE, Ariz. – Royce Manuel of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Scottsdale, AZ., will demonstrate traditional agave fiber cordage and other indigenous technologies Sunday, March 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Montezuma Castle National Monument.
February 03, 2015
Prescribed Burning Planned at Montezuma Well 2015
Camp Verde, AZ— The National Park Service plans to burn several piles of woody debris and Russian thistle at Montezuma Well in late-February or early March. The piles will only be burned if environmental conditions are favorable and an adequate number of firefighters are available.
January 07, 2015
Montezuma Castle Proposes Safety Rail Project at Montezuma Well
Camp Verde, AZ – Montezuma Castle National Monument will hold a public meeting at the Montezuma-Rimrock Fire Department on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:00 PM.
December 31, 2014
Park Closed December 31, 2014
Due to unsafe road conditions, Montezuma Castle National Monument will be closed for the remainder of Wednesday, December 31, 2014.
November 11, 2014
Native American Artists to Demonstrate Traditional Spinning, Weaving, Natural Dyes
CAMP VERDE, Ariz. – A gathering of Native American artists demonstrating traditional natural dyes and twill and belt weaving will be held Saturday, November 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Montezuma Castle National Monument, Camp Verde, AZ.
November 04, 2014
Montezuma Castle National Monument Receives 2014 Park Stewards Grant
Camp Verde Arizona – Montezuma Castle/Tuzigoot National Monument is one of 28 national parks selected to receive a 2014 Park Stewards grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. Our Natural Resource project educates youth on native plant identification, propagation, and restoration of our native areas, by working directly with two local high schools.
October 30, 2014
Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments Propose Entrance Fee Increase
Camp Verde, AZ – Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments will hold three public meetings in November to discuss possible fee increases in 2015. The current park entrance fees have been in place since 2006.
October 20, 2014
Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot to Commemorate Native American Heritage Month with Indigenous Arts, Crafts, and Cultural Events
CAMP VERDE, AZ—in honor of Native peoples’ contributions to American culture, Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments will host special events each weekend in November to commemorate National Native American Heritage Month