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

    Casa Grande Ruins

    National Monument Arizona

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    The Visitor Center is OPEN! Major heating/cooling system work is done. Not all artifacts have been returned to display at this time. Once all artifacts are returned- fees return. CURRENTLY no fees or pass sales. Changes due August 22 or so.

People

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?

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...