• The Great House at Casa Grande Ruins stands out for miles

    Casa Grande Ruins

    National Monument Arizona

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  • Visitor Center Rennovations

    Park is having major heating/cooling system work done. The Visitor Center is closed (we don't know how long-mid July?) but restrooms, movie auditorium, historic ruins area, and picnic area remain open (no fees or pass sales during rennovation)

Fun Facts

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Let's go exploring! As you travel through these web pages, you're certain to have fun learning about this special place and the prehistoric Hohokam inhabitants. You'll also gain some knowledge of why and how the National Park Service cares for this and many other special places.
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When you see a What If... symbol like this one, think about the question next to it and try to come up with an answer. Many of these questions don't have "right" or "wrong" answers and are intended to make you think a little harder about an important issue.

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Did You Know?

The Hohokam grew corn using a sophisticated irrigation system.

Farmers have grown crops in the Salt and Gila River valleys for over 2000 years. The ancestral Sonoran Desert people grew corn, squash, beans, and cotton by creating a flood irrigation system with over 1000 miles of canals. More...