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Contact: Dave Carney, 520-723-3172
COOLIDGE, AZ – As the heat of summer begins to subside in the Southern Arizona forecast, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument will resume extended operating hours of 9 am until 5 pm on October 1 through the months that the monument receives higher visitation. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument will resume reduced seasonal hours of 9 am until 4 pm on May 1, 2020 as the temperatures begin to climb and visitation slows.
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument experiences it's highest visitation between the October 1 and April 30 each year, and during that time, the monument maintains extended hours from 9 am until 5 pm. However, summer brings temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit and visitation decreases dramatically, with the monument hours reduced to 9 am until 4 pm between May 1 and September 30. Throughout the year, the monument is opened daily except for the holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Independence Day.
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument protects the multi-story Great House and the ruins of other ancient structures built by the people of the Sonoran Desert over 800 years ago. Directions and additional information are available on the monument’s website, http://www.nps.gov/cagr, you may call (520) 723-3172, or follow us on Facebook by searching for Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.
Last updated: September 22, 2019