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Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

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A nice side adventure and quick step back in time

The site here and the National Park facilities around it are somewhat small, so I would recommend... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt P
Tucson, Arizona
Easy access and short visit

It’s been more than 30 years since I last visited this site and we had relatives in town so it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tempe, 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site here and the National Park facilities around it are somewhat small, so I would recommend this for quick excursions--or an interesting detour on a trip between Phoenix and Tucson. You would have to be an avid reader of museum displays and good at...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been more than 30 years since I last visited this site and we had relatives in town so it was time to visit the ruins. This is generally a quiet place (unless a school bus full of kids has arrived). It’s an easy drive,...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited here and were able to bring our puppy, so it is dog friendly except inside the interruptive center. This was an interesting structure to see, but to be honest, there’s not a whole lot to see outside. However, our puppy...More

Thank PDXDevin
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I love National Monuments and Parks and had high hopes for this one. Sadly, it disappointed. It's $10 to get in and that gets you access to their visitor center which has a movie on a loop and some artifacts then to the ruins themselves....More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We live in Phoenix, and decided to check this place out. It is only about 45 minutes from our house in Goodyear Arizona. There was a nice visitor center that explains what you are about to see. I would checkout the movie that plays. I...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is a highly popular destination for people interested in the early american culture and native people of this area.

Thank Ken B
Reviewed June 21, 2018

It was an excellent place to have lunch and learn some history. You can rent a kitchen area. There is a 10 dollar fee to get into the fenced area where the ruin actually is, but it can be seen from the parking lot.

Thank Leanne R J
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Learned lots about the early dwellers and effects of modern development on the environment and water supply. Well worth the visit.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed June 15, 2018

The Visitors Center was very good and had some excellent displays. We then walked out amongst the ruins and could get u,,beside the multi story ruin. There were excellent story boards explaining the ruins and life of the ancient peoples.

Thank Gilliedog
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We always check if there are any National Park Service sites when we travel and this one did not disappoint! It was worth the drive and easy to find. The admission was $10 per person which seems a little high but we had the NPS...More

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Vicky C
April 13, 2018|
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Response from jordo77 | Reviewed this property |
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February 8, 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.