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 and Tuzigoot National Monuments' Visitor Guide and Newsletter provide all the information you need to enjoy, understand and get the most out of your visit. Check out the most recent edition of "Echoes," the monuments' Visitor Guide, for a wide range of topics from the monuments themselves to kids activities to other local attractions. Click on the link for The Ranger Review to find out more about the subjects which our rangers find interesting.
Park Newspaper: Echoes
The Ranger Review
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.