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)
Things To Know Before You Come
Please remember that the park is located in the Sonoran Desert. In the summer that means very hot and dry conditions. Even in the 'cooler' seasons we run very warm!
If you have discovered you forgot an essential- a hat, sunscreen, lip balm, etc- do check in the park bookstore for such things on sale. An ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure, especially as regards sunburn or the potential for skin cancer. Plan ahead!
Did You Know?
The ancient Sonoran Desert people made shell jewelry bracelets, rings, necklaces and pendants. Some of the jewelry was inlaid with turquoise, others had designs etched into the surface. The shells were acquired from as far away as the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California.