• 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)

Management

Centennial Administrative History

Casa Grande Ruins Centennial History, 1892-1992.

NPS

Centennial History of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument: A comprehensive history of the first 100 years of the Monument from 1892 to 1992. (1.72 MB PDF file)

 

Casa Grande Ruins Foundation Statement: A planning and management document defining the monument's purpose, significance, primary interpretive themes, and fundamental resources and values. (1.96 MB .pdf file)

 

Casa Grande Ruins Superintendent's Compendium: The superintendent's orders (compendium) for Casa Grande Ruins National Monument regarding park closures, permit requirements, designations and other restrictions. (333k .pdf file)

 

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Did You Know?

The 'Big House' at Casa Grande Ruins circa 1900.

An estimated six million pounds of caliche were used in the construction of the Casa Grande. Caliche is a naturally occurring soil consisting of clay, sand and calcium carbonate found in the deserts of the southwest.