A Meeting Place and Landmark

An Ancestral Sonoran Desert People's farming community and "Great House" are preserved at Casa Grande Ruins. Whether a gathering place for people or simply a waypoint marker in an extensive system of canals and trading partners, the structures are a large part of the story of this site. Explore the history and stories of an extended network of communities and irrigation canals.

A view of the visitor center building and ramada, with vegetation and cactus
Operating Hours

Hours of operation are 9 am - 4 pm. The monument is open 7 days a week. Closed: Juneteenth, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, & Christmas.

People creating crafts in ancient structure that will be used for everyday use and trade
Park Movie

Want to gain a deeper understanding? Watch our park movie, "Casa Grande: House of Many Stories".

A large ancient adobe structure with a protective metal roof structure lit by the sun at sunrise
Current Conditions

Learn about closures and other relevant info before you arrive.

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Public Tours

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

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Education Programs

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument offers a variety of ways for you and your students to experience our site.

A Junior Ranger Badge and Book in creosote with a large adobe structure in the background.
Junior Ranger Program

Earn a Junior Ranger badge during your visit.

A fourth-grade student holds a Every Kid Outdoors pass for national parks
Every Kid Outdoors

All 4th graders in America are entitled to a free annual pass to their national parks. Go online to print your voucher, then visit a park!

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Special Events

Check the calender to catch a special event.

A view inside the bookstore with souvenirs, t-shirts, hats, and more products
Online Park Bookstore

The park bookstore is operated by the Western National Parks Association. Virtually visit and shop online!

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.

Last updated: July 9, 2024

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Contact Info

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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