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The little-known oasis just down the road from Arizona's Montezuma Castle

Most Arizonans have heard of Montezuma Castle — a quick drive up Interstate 17, the century-old cliff dwelling is one of our state’s most famous tourist sites. But there's a little-known oasis just down the road from Montezuma Castle: Montezuma Well.

It isn’t just a well — it’s a place that longtime Arizona travel writer Roger Naylor calls “geologically, historically and biologically remarkable.” 

The Show spoke with him to learn more about why and about the better-known wonder that is Montezuma Castle.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.