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Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very impressive site. Dedicated park rangers provide free tour. Short movie. A must to get a sense... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
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Ancestral History in the Valley of the Sun

Wow! I've lived in this area for over four years and I can't believe it took me that long to see... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Teresa M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Archeological preserve of one of the most mysterious ancient structures in North America.
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1100 W Ruins Dr, Coolidge, AZ 85128-3200
+1 520-723-3172
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Very impressive site. Dedicated park rangers provide free tour. Short movie. A must to get a sense of history and ancient Sonoran desert peoples in Arizona

Thank demandingBelgium
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I had to Stop in a client in Casa Grande and took the 15 mile ride to get there. I loved the history and the old architecture.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Wow! I've lived in this area for over four years and I can't believe it took me that long to see this amazing structure and the area around it. The Ancestral Sonoran People who created this amazing four story structure, the irrigation they were able...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We went to see these ruins with friends when we were in the area. Very interesting 4 story building with very thick walls and other smaller ruins in the vicinity. The guided tour was interesting and informative especially the discussion on the extensive irrigation canals...More

Thank 905kenf
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We visited Casa Grande Ruins NM in November. A beautiful sunny day with nice temperatures. The cost is $5 per adult. I can't remember if there was a charge for kids. This is an excellent archeological and educational stop. The ruin of the "big house"...More

2  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Drove 1.5 hours to here. The ruins are from good condition to poor. There is a visitor venter with restrooms. Self guided tour. Go in the spring or fall not summer, too hot then.

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

A lot of history to be learned at this park. The visitor center has information regarding the site, and the Indians that farmed the land here. One large adobe structure, protected by a very large modern steel structure. Around the main structure are the ruins...More

Thank pk1363
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is an unbelievable 4 stories high with walls four feet thick all built with very basic tools. Built by what were once called Hohokam, but who were likely ancestors of the O'Odham, Hopi, and Zuni people, it is a marvel of engineering and astronomy....More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Great Place to learn about the culture if the Indians who lived in the area 1500 years ago. Dogs are welcome so bring your 4 legged friends.

Thank displacedtexans
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I love these smaller national parks and monuments. The learning experience is so much better without crowds and when the staff has time to be attentive. The center looks relatively new and well kept up. They have a Junior Ranger program for the kids and...More

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Vicky C
14 April 2018|
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Response from jordo77 | Reviewed this property |
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9 February 2015|
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Response from Mattie488 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest contacting the the monument site. I would tend to think not as some areas are rather fragile and are roped off.