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Hohokam Pima National Monument - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Chandler, AZ 85249, USA


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About Hohokam Pima National Monument

The Hohokam Pima National Monument is an ancient Hohokam village within the Gila River Indian Community, near present-day Sacaton, Arizona. The monument features the archaeological site Snaketown 30 miles southeast of Phoenix, Arizona, designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964. The area was further protected by declaring it a national monument in 1972, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

Attractions Near Hohokam Pima National Monument

Sacaton Mountains
Sacaton Mountains21.62km from Hohokam Pima National Monument

The Sacaton Mountains are a range of granitic inselbergs in Pinal County, Arizona, located south of Phoenix near Casa Grande, Arizona. The highest peak is Sacaton Peak at an elevation of 2755 ft. Other peaks include Agency Peak, Hayden Peak, Thin Mountain, Fivemile Peak, and Signal Peak. Interstate 10 passes through the Sacaton Mountains.

Mystery Castle
Mystery Castle22.71km from Hohokam Pima National Monument

Mystery Castle is located in the city of Phoenix, Arizona, in the foothills of South Mountain Park. It was built in the 1930s by Boyce Luther Gulley for his daughter Mary Lou Gulley. The sprawling 18-room, three story castle is built from a wide range of materials — stone, adobe, automobile parts, salvaged rail tracks from a mine, telephone poles, etc. It features a chapel, cantina, and a dungeon.

ASU Art Museum
ASU Art Museum25.6km from Hohokam Pima National Monument

The Arizona State University Art Museum is an art museum operated by Arizona State University, located on its main campus in Tempe, Arizona. The Art Museum has some 12,000 objects in its permanent collection and describes its primary focuses as contemporary art, including new media and "innovative methods of presentation"; crafts, with an emphasis on American ceramics; historic and contemporary prints.

Mesa Arts Center
Mesa Arts Center26.44km from Hohokam Pima National Monument

The Mesa Arts Center is a performing and visual arts complex in downtown Mesa, Arizona. At more than 210,000 square feet square feet, the $95 million facility, completed in 2005, is the largest comprehensive arts campus in the state which encompasses four performance venues

Arizona Museum of Natural History
Arizona Museum of Natural History26.63km from Hohokam Pima National Monument

The Arizona Museum of Natural History is the only natural history museum in the greater Phoenix area and is located in Mesa, Arizona. It exhibits the natural and cultural history of the Southwestern United States.

San Tan Mountain Regional Park
San Tan Mountain Regional Park26.77km from Hohokam Pima National Monument

San Tan Mountains Regional Park is a large suburban park located in Pinal County. Although the park is administered by Maricopa County Parks, it is located within Pinal County. It encompasses over 10,000 acres and preserves a portion of the San Tan Mountains, south of Queen Creek. Comprising over 10,200 acres in the Sonoran Desert, the park sits south of Queen Creek Arizona and preserves a portion of the San Tan Mountains, located on their northeastern flank.

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Pinal County
Pinal County
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Pinal County is in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. The county seat is in the town of Florence, home to the 1891 second Pinal County Courthouse, a noteworthy example of the American-Victorian style and 19th-century construction technology on the Southwestern frontier. Visitor attractions in Pinal County include Oracle State Park, Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park near Superior, Picacho Peak State Park, Florence Townsite Historic District, and Casa Grande Ru