Hohokam Pima National Monument

Hohokam Pima National Monument is a protected area in the desert of Arizona. It protects an ancient Hohokam village located in the Gila River Indian Community. This monument is a fascinating tribute to the history of the area.

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Things To Do Near Hohokam Pima National Monument

The Hohokam Pima National Monument is rich in Native American history and stunning desert scenery for RVers to enjoy. There are some hiking trails where you can climb a little higher to see the views. The area has a vast array of museums full of fascinating information and exhibits. The monument is also close to Phoenix and all the city has to offer.

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How To Get To Hohokam Pima National Monument

The closest city to Hohokam Pima National Monument is Phoenix, Arizona. Starting there, you will want to merge onto I-10 East. You will cross over the Salt River. At the I-143 interchange, stay on I-10 and continue south. At the I-202 interchange, stay on the route going south. Follow that to Exit 167 for Riggs Road. Turn left onto East Riggs Road. Drive through the interchange and take the next right turn going south. Follow that to Goodyear Road, and turn right. The monument is about 5 miles from there.


Gila River Indian Reservation, Chandler, AZ 85249

Fee: Entry prohibited

The monument, which is under tribal ownership, is not open to the public.

The Hohokam Pima National Monument was created to protect the “Snaketown” village that was inhabited from 300 BC to around 12 AD. In modern times, it is located on the Gila River Indian Reservation and under tribal ownership. This area of Arizona is rich in ancient history. Nearby the monument, you will find hiking trails, museums, and plenty of flora and fauna. The blooming cacti, volcanic rock formations, and wildlife work together to make the Arizona desert a fascinating place to visit. The best way to visit the area around this national monument is in an RV.