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.
Things To Do
Visit Montezuma Castle National Monument and witness the incredible legacy of a people who struggled to survive in the Verde Valley 1,000 years ago. Set aside an hour to explore the museum and roam the trails through a scenic sycamore grove at the base of towering limestone cliffs.
Ranger programs, on various topics, are scheduled each morning at 10:30 and 11:30. Please note these programs are subject to staffing. You can also enjoy your lunch in our picnic area along the shore of Beaver Creek.
Click here for Special Events, or click on the link on the left for Schedule of Events.
Did You Know?
Spring is a beautiful time at Montezuma Castle National Monument. Beware this flower, though: this Sacred Datura, or Jimson Weed, is toxic if eaten.