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Fun at WE-KO-PA-Resort

While attending the Arizona UAS Summit, take advantage of the several nearby championship golf courses, enjoy a day of pampering at the Amethyst Spa, or explore the vibrant attractions and exhilarating activities throughout the Scottsdale and Phoenix area, there are endless ways for you to enjoy the breathtaking desert sanctuary at WE-KO-PA Resort.

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club

With two award-winning golf courses set in the thriving Sonoran Desert, We-Ko-Pa Golf Club delivers one of the best golf experiences in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area. Scott Miller designed the Cholla Course, while Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw teamed up to create Saguaro. The results have captivated the golf world ever since opening for public play to much acclaim by industry leading publications such as Golf Magazine, Golfweek and Golf Digest.

Offering breathtaking views of the McDowell Mountains, Red Mountain, Four Peaks and the Superstitions, We-Ko-Pa Golf Club lies on Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation land that will never be commercially developed.

After a round of golf you can relax at the We-Ko-Pa clubhouse, which features scenic indoor or outdoor dining complete with full-service dining.

Attendee Rate: $135.00
To receive the attendee rate, contact James Kinzer at jkinzer@wekoparesort.com or (480) 789-5307.

Fort McDowell Casino

Find yourself swept up in the 24-hour action and energy of the Fort McDowell Casino at We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center near Scottsdale. From Keno and Bingo to poker and slots, you’ll find the game that suits you anytime of day or night.

Try your luck at the latest reel slots, video reel and video poker machines on the market. Bet on your number coming up at the Keno or Bingo tables or ante up at one of our no limit poker tournaments.

No matter what game you fancy, be sure to join our Winners Circle Rewards Club to start earning rewards with every bet you make!

Additional casino amenities include:
  • Entertainment
  • 24-Hour Vegas-style Blackjack
  • Great Jackpot Poker games
  • 24-Hour tableside food service featuring Asian and American entrees
  • Lowest time collections for red chip games in Arizona
  • Weekly & monthly tournaments
  • Six casino restaurants and lounges
  • Gift shop
  • Keno Training
  • Lucky 7 Saloon
  • Slot Tournaments
  • Complimentary Transportation to and from the Phoenix Area

  • Amethyst Spa

    Dream of an enchanted experience like no other while indulging in our indoor/outdoor private Yavapai Desert Oasis, Amethyst Spa will capture and create an unforgettable tranquil experience, while you unite your inner-self by exploring inspired Yavapai treatments and native land.

    Services include:
  • Yavapai Massage Treatments
  • Amethyst Facial
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Customize Haircuts and Blowouts

  • Fort McDowell Adventures

    Fort McDowell Adventures is located four miles from We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center.

    The former setting for the TV reality show The Amazing Race, Fort McDowell Adventures offers acres upon acres of stunning Arizona foothills for recreational activities for groups of any size.

    Hop on your horse and take a trail ride through the Verde River and the spectacular Sonoran Desert! There are four facilities – La Puesta del Sol, The Ranch, The Stables and The Boulder House. The Stables is the source for the Verde River trail ride, city slicker cattle drive, hay wagon rides and more while the three party venues – The Ranch and La Puesta del Sol –can host numerous outdoor (and indoor) events throughout the year.

    There’s also the Yavapai Jeep Tour Experience – a premier and exclusive jeep tour trail complete with rocky adventure and scenic surroundings.


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