Visit Arizona Native American Indian Ruins

Visit Arizona Native American Indian Ruins

Many tourists visit Arizona to experience the history of the state and this includes seeing Arizona Native American Indian Ruins. Do you want to view and explore ruins in the southwest? A glimpse of ancient history is scattered throughout the state. There a few places in the Phoenix metro area to view these archaeological attractions.

Phoenix Area Native American Indian Ruins

Deer Valley Petroglyphs

Deer Valley Petroglyphs

Deer Valley Rock Art Center is located in north Phoenix. Tucked away behind the neighborhoods you will find the Deer Valley Rock Art Center and petroglyphs preserved in the midst of an urban city.

Pueblo Grande Museum is  in downtown Phoenix. This interesting museum is built next to native archaeological ruins. The Pueblo Grande Museum is best to visit on a cool day since most of the points of interest are located outside.

Casa Grande Ruins are located just southeast of Phoenix. This national monument preserves a group of Hohokam structures abandoned in the mid 1400's,the "big house" is the 4 story caliche structure that still stands centuries after it was built.

North Central Arizona Native American Indian Ruins

Central Arizona, including the Verde Valley and the Sedona area, is home to several Native American Indian ruins.

Montezuma

Montezuma

Montezuma Castle is  in the Verde Valley. Early discoverers believed Aztecs built this castle for Montezuma. However,  it was later learned they never this far north. Montezuma's Castle is the most visibly well preserved Sinagua complex in Arizona.

Tuzigoot National Monument is located in the Verde Valley. Visit this scenic spot and see the remnants of one of the largest pueblos built by the Sinagua.

Ruins of Palatki are located in Sedona. Here you can view ancient Sinagua ruins as well as petroglphs.

Northern Arizona Native American Indian Ruins

Northern Arizona, including  Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon, is home to several Native American Indian ruins.

Walnut Canyon is located just east of Flagstaff. The Sinagua dwellings date back some 700 years.

Wupatki Ball Court

Wupatki Ball Court

Wupatki National Monument Archaeologists believe the Wupatki Pueblo was home to more than 2,000 people during the 1100's. It was a large farming community surrounded by small dwellings.

Tusayan Ruin is  located near the east entrance of the Grand Canyon. Tusayan Ruin gives you a  glimpse of how the Pueblo Indians lived some 800 years ago.