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Montezuma Castle National Monument

Discover this historic five-story Native American dwelling carved out of an ancient limestone cliff with twenty rooms. Begun during the twelfth century, it took about three centuries to complete.

History & Nature

Montezuma Castle National Monument, considered one of Arizona’s best-preserved cliff dwellings, was built by a group connected to the Hohokam people of Southern Arizona. 

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Things to Do

Explore the museum and wander the trails through a picturesque sycamore grove at the base of towering limestone cliffs. Afterwards you are able to have lunch in our picnic area along the shore of Beaver Creek.

We offer formal ranger programs, which cover a wide range of topics and usually last about 25 minutes.

Hours & Pricing

Open Daily: 8 am - 5 pm

Picnic Area: 8 am - 4 pm


Adults (16 and over): $10.00 (Good for seven days at both Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments.)

Children (under 16): FREE

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