• Montezuma Castle's prehistoric dwelling

    Montezuma Castle

    National Monument Arizona

Park Planning

General Management Plan

Click here to view the summary version of Montezuma Castle's General Management Plan.

Click below to review the General Management Plan that establishes the direction for Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments for the next 15 to 20 years.

2010 General Management Plan

2010 General Management Plan (Summary)

2010 GMP Finding of No Significant Impact

Did You Know?

Visitor climbs ladder to MOCA in 1946

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.