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

    Casa Grande Ruins

    National Monument Arizona

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Park Statistics

The National Park Service has a new public use statistical information website available for information on all National Parks. The new website has specific monthly public use reports from all parks and overviews of use from all of the National Parks. Information includes such things as camping use, backcountry use, overnight stays, concessionaire use, road use statistics and a great deal more.

The National Park Service Public Use Information Website

General Information on
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument visitation:

In 2012 the park had 68,631 visitors.
In 2011 the park had 72,308 visitors
In 2010 the park had 77,347 visitors
In 2009 the park had 76,350 visitors
In 2008 the park had 73,763 visitors

The decrease in visitation from 2010 to 2012 follows national trends.

Did You Know?

A burrowing owl guarding its burrow at Casa Grande Ruins.

Burrowing owls are unique among birds because they nest underground in existing ground squirrel, coyote, and badger burrows. They are also commonly associated with humans and will frequently nest in burrows along irrigation ditches, canals, and even in people’s yards.