• 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)

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The Ancient Sonoran Desert Poeple

Ancient Sonoran Desert irrigation canal construction.

Paul Coze Painting

Click on the image to learn more about the the Ancient Sonoran Desert people who successfully farmed the Sonoran Desert for over one thousand years and built the Casa Grande.

 
Important Historic Figures

Important Historic Figures

Learn about the historic figures who contributed to the understanding and preservation of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.

Did You Know?

Examples of pendants created and traded by the Hohokam

The ancient Sonoran Desert people made shell jewelry bracelets, rings, necklaces and pendants. Some of the jewelry was inlaid with turquoise, others had designs etched into the surface. The shells were acquired from as far away as the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California.