May 14, 2013
Teachers Become Rangers at Montezuma Well
When they return to school in the fall, teachers’ new experiences help them connect students with all that awaits them in America’s great outdoor spaces. At the same time, teachers help park rangers improve educational programs. Rangers are able to make field trips more engaging, while tailoring talks and tours to the state curricula to better support teachers’ needs.
May 11, 2013
Tohono O’odham Basketmakers to Weave at Montezuma Castle
CAMP VERDE, Ariz. – On Saturday, May 18, Tohono O’odham weavers Fred and Della Cruz will be demonstrating traditional basket making at Montezuma Castle National Monument from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
April 22, 2013
2013 Summer Junior Ranger Camps to be Held at Montezuma Well
This summer, Montezuma Castle National Monument will be holding the 5th annual FREE Summer Junior Ranger Camps at Montezuma Well in Rimrock, AZ. Join a National Park Ranger for an exciting four-day learning experience at the Montezuma Well unit of Montezuma Castle National Monument. Junior Rangers will learn about the prehistoric Sinagua culture, geology, archaeology, and preservation through hiking, discussions, and hands-on activities.
February 17, 2013
2013 Arizona Archaeology Awareness and Heritage Month Activities
Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments have scheduled activities throughout March to coincide with Arizona Archaeology Awareness and Heritage Month.
February 02, 2013
Green Rangers Youth Program at Montezuma Well
Beginning March 2, the National Park Service will begin the Green Rangers Youth Program. The program provides hands-on experience to educate youth, ages 9-12 about nature and science. The program will take place at Montezuma Well, a unit of Montezuma Castle National Monument. Kids will have the opportunity to work with Park Rangers and Natural Resource managers to learn about resource stewardship and preservation.
December 03, 2012
sunday bird walks at montezuma well 2013
Beginning Sunday, December 23, 2012, the National Park Service will offer guided bird walks at the Montezuma Well unit of Montezuma Castle National Monument. Montezuma Well is located 11 miles north of Montezuma Castle, at 5525 East Beaver Creek Road in Rimrock, Arizona.
November 01, 2012
Dorothy FireCloud To Be Installed As National Monuments Superintendent
Dorothy FireCloud will be officially installed as the new superintendent of Montezuma Castle National Monument, Montezuma Well and Tuzigoot National Monument on Thursday, November 15. The observance will be held at Tuzigoot National Monument in Clarkdale, Az., from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and will be open to the public.
October 01, 2012
Seeing Stars at Montezuma Well
Come enjoy Arizona’s super dark skies! On the evening of Saturday, October 13, 2012, Montezuma Well, a unit of Montezuma Castle National Monument, will host its first ever Autumn Astronomy Party beside the historic William Back House near the picnic area. Montezuma Well is located at 5525 East Beaver Creek Road in Rimrock, Arizona, and is accessed via I-17, Exit 293.
October 01, 2012
Living History Program at Montezuma Castle Commemorates Birthday of Theodore Roosevelt
Troop 1A of the Arizona Rough Riders Historical Association will be joining staff and visitors at Montezuma Castle National Monument, Camp Verde, AZ., on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., commemorating the birthday and accomplishments of President Theodore Roosevelt and the contributions of northern Arizona’s all-volunteer "Rough Riders" of the Spanish American War of 1898.
September 26, 2012
Montezuma Castle/Tuzigoot National Monument RECIEVES NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION AWARDS TO ENGAGE THE NEXT GENERATION OF NATIONAL PARK STEWARDS
Camp Verde Arizona September 26, 2012 - The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, announced today that Montezuma Castle/Tuzigoot National Monuments are among the national parks to be awarded grants as part of the 2012 Park Stewards program.
August 15, 2012
The National Park Service Turns 96!
Montezuma Castle-Montezuma Well & Tuzigoot National Monuments Celebrate the 96th Birthday of the National Park Service.
June 04, 2012
Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments Offer Free Admission this Saturday
Get a head start on your summer fun with free admission to Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments this Saturday, June 9. In celebration of National Get Outdoors Day, all 397 national parks, including Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments will waive entrance fees.