Wide-Open Spaces & Craggy Mountains
Discover American History
Get off the beaten path!
The Bureau of Land Management encourages you to bring your ATV for thrilling off-road adventures. Explore sand dunes, rock-hounding, and rough terrain.
This picturesque fishing and resort city in Mexico (also known as Rocky Point) offers beautiful sandy beaches, swimming, fishing, and boating. Just 100 miles from Ajo Heights RV Park, it’s a great day trip.
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Life abounds in the Sonoran Desert. As a protected area, this park, designated as an International Biosphere Reserve, allows the life of the Sonoran Desert to flourish under nearly ideal wilderness conditions. It’s an outstanding natural preserve where one of the of the Earth’s major ecosystems survives almost unspoiled.
Meet the First Americans
Thousands of years ago, the ancestors of the Tohono O’odham nation settled the Sonoran Desert, creating sophisticated canal systems to irrigate their crops of cotton, tobacco, corn, beans, and squash. They built vast ball courts and huge ceremonial mounds and left behind fine red-on-buff pottery and exquisite jewelry of stone, shell, and clay.
The Tohono O’odham people of today welcome you to share in their rich history by visiting the Cultural Center and Museum.
Desert Diamond Casino WHY
Operated by the Tohono O’odham Nation, Desert Diamond offers slot machines, video poker, snack bar, and self-serve gasoline every day of the week.
Ajo Golf Course
A delightful 9-hole par 36 course that has been a staple of the local golf community since it opened in 1956. Ajo’s links style layout is complete with flat terrain, undulating greens, and native desert surrounding the fairways.
Ajo Farmers Market & Café
Handpicked on the farm, hand-crafted for the table. A wonderful place to have a cup of coffee and delicious hand-crafted foods. Small artisan items for sale. Staff is friendly and courteous. A must for dining when in Ajo.
Shopping and Events at Historic Ajo Plaza
Anchored by a hundred year old train depot and situated around a lush central park, the historic Ajo Plaza is truly one of a kind. It is the perfect stopping place for travelers en route to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and the sea coast in Mexico or a fantastic getaway for those seeking a truly unique shopping experience.