Visitor Center Rennovations
April, May, & June 2014 are scheduled for major electrical and heating/cooling system rennovation. The Visitor Center will be closed but restrooms, movie auditorium, historic ruins area, and picnic area will remain open (no fees during rennovation).
Directions From Phoenix
Directions from the Phoenix Area:
Take I-10 East toward Tucson to AZ-387 at Exit 185, approximately 36 miles from Sky Harbor International Airport. Turn left at the end of the off-ramp onto AZ-187/AZ-387. Go over the I-10 overpass and then make a right turn onto AZ-387. Proceed east 7 miles to AZ-87. At the stop sign, make a right turn onto AZ-87.
Continue towards Coolidge for 7 miles to the traffic light at the intersection of AZ-87 and AZ-287. Turn right (south) onto Arizona Blvd. Look for the entrance to the monument about 1/2 mile on your right. Proceed for 3/4 mile down the entrance road to the visitor center.
Did You Know?
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.