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

    Casa Grande Ruins

    National Monument Arizona

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  • Visitor Center Update

    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 26 or so.

Photos & Multimedia

Historical and Modern Images of the Great House
Select Photo Gallery to view downloadable images from the Park's collections.

Plants of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
You can read a Field Guide to the Plants of Casa Grande Ruins and learn about some of park plants on the website's Plants pages. For a quick look at blooming plants visit the Photo Gallery.

Birds of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Information on birds and birding is in the website Nature & Science section under the birds tab. A photo gallery of bird images can be found in the Photo Gallery as well.

American Indian Arts (and Music) Festival
Photographs of the American Indian Music Fest from 2009, 2010, 2011 and the American Indian Arts Fest from 2012 and 2013 are on the Arts Fest pages. These pages also have details on who the participants were and how the Fest was advertised.

 
Select Photo Gallery to view downloadable images from the Park's collections.

The Casa Grande and adjacent ruins.

NPS Photo

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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.