We were surprised at how the Indians lived on the rocks. Very interesting and worth the visit to learn about the history of how they survived.
About Montezuma Castle National Monument
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This was a worthwhile stop on our trip to Sedona and the Grand Canyon. The cliff side rooms inhabited by the Southern Sinagua hundreds of years ago have an interesting history and the visitor's center captures that history nicely.
We stopped here on our way from Phoenix to Kanab. We arrived just before 11:30. The parking lot was quite small so we were fortunate to get a spot. There are restrooms before you enter the small gift shop. You have to show your park...More
As ruins go, this is one of the more unique examples I have visited and well worthwhile. Don't expect to get close up to it. The site itself is of interest and many native plants are here, labelled with information about their uses. It was...More
This was a good stop to see the Castle. While it was a very hot day, we toured at our own pace. It was wonderful to understand the history in this part of the United States and the remnants of previous cultures.
The monument itself was interesting to see, but having seen it just after the Gila cliff dwellings, it was far less impressive for multiple reasons. First of all, why, to this day, is it still called Montezuma? Time to give it a more considerate and...More
I've been here many times. It is a favorite stop on the journey from Phoenix to Flagstaff. There is a loop trail that is cemented to take you to see the cliff dwellings and it is mostly level so a perfect little hike for those...More
Had not planned to visit here but discovered on a trip to Prescott. Well worth the trip with informative rangers to help out. Great photo opportunities here. Very hot in mid July so have plenty of water available. Great destination.
Better buy US National park annual pass for $80 and visit other places also along with this place. You can only view from a distance. Not from inside.