• 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 electrical and heating/cooling system work done. The Visitor Center will be closed until late June but restrooms, movie auditorium, historic ruins area, and picnic area will remain open (no fees or pass sales 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.

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Map showing driving directions to Casa Grande Ruins from Phoenix
Driving from Phoenix to Casa Grande Ruins

Did You Know?

1852 sketch of Casa Grande by John Bartlett.

Father Kino, in 1694, was the first European to call this structure Casa Grande. It is a Spanish word that means 'great house.' The Casa Grande is a 4-story, 11-room structure which was built about 700 years ago.