Fees & Reservations
Entrance fees for Montezuma Castle are collected inside the park Visitor Center during normal business hours.
If you are planning a special event or activity at Montezuma Castle or Montezuma Well, please contact the Chief Ranger for information regarding special use permits.
Montezuma Castle Entrance Fees
Adults (16 and over): $5.00 (good for seven days)
Passes are available at a discounted rate of $8.00 for both Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments. If you are planning on visiting both parks, you may ask for this discounted pass, or you may use your $5 entrance fee pass from either monument for the $2 discount when you purchase your entrance fee at the second park. There is no entrance fee for visiting Montezuma Well.
Free Annual Pass for Military
Did You Know?
Illinois Pondweed, Potamogeton illinoensis, is an invasive species at Montezuma Well. Although the ducks love to eat it, Rangers must rake the pondweed out each week to avoid clogging the Outlet allowing water in the prehistoric canal to run free.