Fees & Passes

Entrance to Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is free.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument no longer charges a fee to enter the monument. Due to this change, it is no longer possible for visitors to purchase Annual or Senior passes at this park. Follow this link for information about how to obtain the America the Beautiful Interagency Passes. The monument still offers the free passes listed below on the page.

At parks that do charge a fee, the five entrance fee-free days for 2019 will be:

  • Monday, January 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
  • Saturday, April 20 – First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day.
  • Sunday, August 25 – National Park Service Anniversary.
  • Saturday, September 28 – National Public Lands Day.
  • Monday, November 11Veterans Day.

 
Access Pass
Access Pass
  • Access Pass

    (Free lifetime pass) is for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Documentation is required to obtain the pass. Pass admits the pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas like Casa Grande Ruins. At per vehicle fee areas, the pass admits the pass holder(s) and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle. The pass owner must have signed the pass and will often be asked to present a drivers license or other government identification with a matching signature when using the pass, unless the pass owner is a minor child. The pass owner must be present, the pass is not transferrable and not valid without the presence of the pass owner.

 
Military Pass
Military Annual Pass
  • Military Annual Pass

    (free) is accepted at all National Park Service and other Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee, and is valid for one year from date of issue. Pass admits the pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas like Casa Grande Ruins. At per vehicle fee areas, the pass admits the pass holder(s) and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle. Must be currently serving active duty U.S. Military member or dependent of currently serving active duty U.S. Military member. Miltary ID required (CAC card, gold color dependent card) to obtain pass. The pass owner(s) must have signed the pass and will be asked to present a drivers license or other government identification with a matching signature when using the pass. The military ID is not required when using the pass (drivers license may be presented instead), but is required for obtaining a new pass.

 
2015 VIP pass
Volunteer Pass
  • Volunteer Pass

    (Free) This pass is for volunteers acquiring 250 service hours on a cumulative basis during a twelve month period. It provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of award. Pass admits the pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas like Casa Grande Ruins. At per vehicle fee areas, the pass admits the pass holder(s) and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle. The pass owner must have signed the pass and will be asked to present a drivers license or other government identification with a matching signature when using the pass.The pass owner must be present, the pass is not transferrable and not valid without the presence of the pass owner.

    Use "Volunteering" link for information on volunteer opportunities at Casa Grande Ruins.

 
2017-2018 4th Grade Pass
2015 - 2016 school year pass
  • Every Kid in A Park Pass

    (Free) Available to U.S. 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) with a valid Every Kid in a Park paper voucher, the pass is valid from September to August of their fourth grade year. The pass covers the student and 3 adults of their choice where entry fees are collected per person. It covers everyone in the private vehicle with the student where entry fees are collected by vehicle. Student must visit www.everykidinapark.gov to earn and print their pass before their park visit. The pass owner must print or sign their name on the pass and must be present when the pass is to be used for entry.

 

Reservations

Generally, reservations are not needed or accepted for family visits to the park. Visitors may guide themselves through the (pre-)historic area at their own pace while reading wayside panels that explain features and history. Guided tours, when available, are first come first served. Visitors are not required to remain on a guided tour in order to see the main features of the park. Special events or guided tours of areas not normally open to the public will require reservations, however. Advanced reservations for special events can be made in person or by telephone. Reservations require speaking with a park ranger- voice mail, email, or other methods will not be accepted. The park telephone number is (520) 723-3172.

Last updated: March 12, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1100 W. Ruins Drive
Coolidge, AZ 85128

Phone:

(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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