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 Ancestral 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

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Visitor Center

Fall & Winter Hours

Our fall and winter hours of operation are 9 am - 5 pm (October 1 - April 30).

Patrick Yellowhorse working a piece of copper.

Cultural Demonstrators

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

The Great House at Sunset

Special Events

Check the calender to catch a special event.

volunteer ranger leading group of children on tour

School Programs

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

Junior Ranger Badge in creosote with Great House in background.

Junior Ranger Program

Earn a Junior Ranger badge during your visit.

Every Kid Outdoors

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!

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.

Last updated: March 22, 2020

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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