Montezuma Castle National Monument, Arizona Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

Montezuma Castle: Follow I-17 to exit 289 (90 minutes north of Phoenix, 45 minutes south of Flagstaff). Drive east (through two traffic circles) for approximately 1/2 mile to the blinking red light. Turn left onto Montezuma Castle Road. Montezuma Well: Follow I-17 to exit 293 (north of the exit for Montezuma Castle). Continue through the towns of McGuireville and Rimrock, following the signs for 4 miles to the entrance to the Well.

Phone

(928) 567-3322

Activities

PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

Arizona Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Arizona Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Arizona Recreation Areas | Montezuma Castle National Monument Official Website | Montezuma Castle National Monument Map

Today we gaze through the windows of the past into one of the best preserved cliff dwellings in North America. This 20 room high-rise apartment, nestled into a towering limestone cliff, tells a story of ingenuity, survival and ultimately, prosperity in an unforgiving desert landscape. Come marvel at this enduring legacy of the Sinagua culture and reveal a people surprisingly similar to ourselves.