For More Than 650 Years the Casa Grande Has Stood as a Meeting Place and Landmark

Explore the mystery and complexity of an extended network of communities and irrigation canals. An Ancient Sonoran Desert People's farming community and "Great House" are preserved at Casa Grande Ruins. Whether the Casa Grande was a gathering place for the Desert People or simply a waypoint marker in an extensive system of canals and trading partners is but part of the mystique of the Ruins Read More

The Great House and neighboring ruins

Sivan Vah'Ki

Planning your visit to the Great House (Sivan Vah'Ki) and its neighboring ruins.

volunteer leading tour of ruins

Public Tours

Guided tours are offered to the public in the late fall and winter as staff is available.

two American Indian basket weavers at work

Guest Demonstrators

Weekends in the late fall and winter often feature special artists and demonstrations.

display of American Indian flutes and art

Special Events

The park presents special events, such as the American Indian Arts Fest, each year.

volunteer ranger leading group of children on tour

School Programs

Special programs are offered to school groups, including tours and crafts.

stuffed bear wearing Junior Ranger vest adorned with badges

Junior Ranger Program

Children can earn a Junior Ranger award during a park visit.

Cub scout in uniform writing in a workbook

Scouting Programs

Special programs for Boy and Girl Scouts are offered.

close up of prickly pear cactus pad with ripe fruits

Plants of the Sonoran Desert

Desert plants are unique and have an often overlooked beauty.

two fuzzy feathered baby Great Horned Owls perched on a ledge

Desert Dwellers

With a sharp eye and quiet shuffle, you may discover the park residents.

scene from park film with 3 costumed actors making jewelry with stone tools

History and Pre-History

The story of Casa Grande Ruins goes back farther than written history and stretches through decades of change.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1100 W. Ruins Drive
Coolidge, AZ 85128


(520) 723-3172
General park contact number includes a phone tree for finding the employee you wish to contact. Callers may dial zero for the phone attendant. Voicemail is available for many of the extensions.

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