• 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)

Maps

1932 image of visitors at Casa Grande Ruins - George A. Grant

Visitors at Casa Grande Ruins - 1934

George A. Grant

Highway miles to Casa Grande Ruins...

Olympic NP, Washington

1619

Yosemite NP, California

698

Yellowstone NP, Wyoming

1155

Grand Canyon NP, Arizona

281

Big Bend NP, Texas

703

Acadia NP, Maine

2946

Everglades NP, Florida

2306





 
Image courtesy National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection. You can find this and many other historic National Park Service images and maps at the Harpers Ferry Center website.

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.