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Montezuma Castle National Monument: Tours & Tickets

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This stone castle built into a shallow cave on a cliff was once a six-story dwelling with 45 rooms.
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2800 Montezuma Castle Hwy, Camp Verde, AZ 86322
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Reviewed yesterday

This site has nothing to do with Montezuma or the Aztecs, but it is an interesting historical site. The cliff dwellings are restored but you cannot go up in them. Enjoy the natural beauty and do not spend more than 30 minutes here.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Visiting Montezuma's Castle is a relatively short time commitment (1-2 hours) and an easy, shaded walk on a level, paved trail to a very impressive ancient Indian cliff dwellings. The cliff dwellings themselves were amazing and very picturesque but for me what put it all...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank benton2569
Reviewed 2 days ago

Montezuma Castle National Monument is a concise trip through an ancient way of life. The pathway through the outdoor monument is very short, paved and level. It starts behind a little gift shop, goes through pretty, natural landscaping, and meanders past a pretty staggering multi-family...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 7SXM
Reviewed 3 days ago

While driving to Flagstaff on I-17, we decided to detour to the 'Castle'. We've been by a number of times, but hadn't stopped. There's a short winding drive back to the National Monument. Of major surprise, there were lots of crowds. Lots of people. Almost...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of folks of all ages there. Walking trail is not strenuous. Ruins are breathtaking. There is of course the National Parks Senior pass, great savings !

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank PeePeeDee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by the site en route from Sedona to Phoenix. I’d been before but wanted my husband to see this marvel. The 1/3 mile path around the park is paved (good for wheelchairs, I think) and level, requiring minimal exertion. This historical community is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bholloran
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very hot the day we were there but the walk is easy to the cliff dwellings. Visitor center is really nice. Make sure you stop here.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lesleyc64
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cliff dwelling is amazing! Although you can't go in it, it is still worth staring at and visualizing how the Sinagua people would have lived here. Be sure to look at the cut-away, audio version of the dwelling (it is outside, on your way...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These cliff dwellings and the wonderful creek below are a powerful place. The museum, although small, is nicely curated and full of information. A very moving experience

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Drusmom2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by here on the way to Sedona. This was my third time. The cliff dwellings are viewed from an easy short trail from the parking lot. Montezuma's Castle is so incredible with it set in an alcove in the cliff. There is a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Robert L
3 September 2019|
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Response from Skfroman | Reviewed this property |
no . she would have to exit car. it is wheelchair accessible
16 May 2019|
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Response from RJ1710 | Reviewed this property |
You could drive there in your own vehicle and do a self guided tour.
26 August 2018|
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Response from 362keithf | Reviewed this property |
You sound remarkably organised - we just made a list of attractions and did as many as we could - as to what’s covered I have no idea, either go back to the website or call them.