Parks in Central Region of Arizona

Parks in Central Region of Arizona

Parks Federal Agua Fria National Monument Montezuma Castle National Monument The Cliff Dwelling (Castle) The Well and Cliff Dwellings Prescott National Forest Tonto National Forest Tuzigoot National Monument State Dead Horse Ranch State Park Ft. Verde State Historic Park Jerome State Historic Park Red Rock State Park Local

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Montezuma Castle National Monument – Montezuma Well

Summary: You can see the beautiful blue sky reflections in the photo of Montezuma Well to the right. The “Well” formed when the cap over an underground cavern collaped, forming this limestone “sink”. At over one and a half million gallons of water a day flow continuously, there’s water to provide food and lush vegetation […]

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Montezuma Castle National Monument

Montezuma Castle National Monument

Summary: Obviously very scenic and commanding, this cliff dwelling seems to lord over the valley. With an amazing view and lots of information at the visitor’s center this is definitely worth a visit. Here over 600 years ago the Sinagua Indians watched out over the Verde Valley. They must have felt very safe in this […]

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Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

Summary: Looking for lava flows? You’ll find a park full at Sunset Crater Volcano. The park has some interesting features which include cinder cones and lava flows in the park. It’s hard to get too excited, but unless you want to head up to Craters of the Moon in Idaho you won’t find bigger fields […]

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