• 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.

Things To Know Before You Come

Exploration of new things and new places may require new skills. We want you, your family, and even your pet, to have a very safe and enjoyable visit at Casa Grande Ruins.

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!

 
clearing skies reveal and double rainbow over the Casa Grande Great House
Unpredictable desert weather isn't always a BAD thing!

Did You Know?

Artificats found during excavations at Casa Grande Ruins.

The Casa Grande Ruins were extensively excavated and studied by Dr. Jesse Fewkes in 1906. Previously, visitors removed artifacts and took pieces of the walls and roofs as souvenirs.