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Montezuma Castle National Monument

Photo above: Montezuma Castle, courtesy National Park Service. Montezuma Castle is one of the original thirty-three parks within the National Park Service on its date of August 25, 1916. Right: Just one spectacular scene from Yellowstone National Park, the oldest National Park.

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National Park Service 100th Anniversary


  • Montezuma Castle 100th Events

    Montezuma Castle National Monument will be finalizing their 2016 events soon. For now, there are a number of 2016 events on the calendar that are considered part of the National Park Service's 100th Anniversary celebrations. Stop back for more info on time and place when they become available.


    2016 Events

    Winter Bird Walks

    Date/Time: 1st and 3rd Saturday of Every Month (February/March), Time 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
    Location: Montezuma Well Picnic Area.
    Event: On the first and third Saturdays of each month, walks will take place from 9-11 am at Montezuma Well.



    Tavasci Marsh Nature Walks

    Date/Time: February 21, March 6, March 20, April 3, April 17; 9:30 am to 11:30 am.
    Location: Tuzigoot National Monument.
    Event: Not at Montezuma, but held at it's sister park, Tuzigoot, take a free nature walk through the Tavasci Marsh wetland area.



    Archeology Walk

    Date/Time: March 10, March 24; 1:00 pm.
    Location: Montezuma Castle Visitor Center.
    Event: NPS archaeologists Matt Guebard and Lucas Hoedl will provide a history of Montezuma Castle and answer frequently asked questions. Participants will walk around Tuzigoot Pueblo, approximately 1/2 mile.



    Archeology Walk

    Date/Time: March 30; 1:00 pm.
    Location: Montezuma Well Contact Station.
    Event: NPS archaeologists Matt Guebard and Lucas Hoedl will provide a history of Montezuma Well and answer frequently asked questions. Participants will walk around Montezuma Well, approximately 1/2 mile.



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