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We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center La Puesta del Sol Equestrian Center / The Stables Rosa's Ranch We-Ko-Pa Golf Club Fort McDowell Casino Horseback Riding Arizona Outback Adventures Green Zebra Tours Desert Segway Tours

We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center

A luxury resort near Scottsdale.

Discover the beauty, tranquility and culture of Arizona’s captivating Sonoran Desert at the AAA Four Diamond We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center!

 

Located only 20 minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, our lushly landscaped oasis offers spectacular views of Arizona’s majestic Four Peaks and iconic Red Mountains alongside the free-flowing Verde River.

La Puesta del Sol

La Puesta

La Puesta del Sol is Spanish for “The Setting Sun” and you’ll see why right from the start.  Stunning 360º views from La Puesta’s incomparable vantage points, perched atop a cactus-dotted mesa, provide unlimited vistas of Arizona’s spectacular sunsets.  Try a mouth-watering BBQ menu paired with Country music and cowboy games and experience an “Arizona Luau” like no other.  End the night with a fireworks finale and you’ll be sure to leave your guests with a memory that will last a lifetime.

Without a doubt, the most unique venue in Arizona. La Puesta del Sol features retractable sidewalls offering indoor/outdoor dining for up to 500 guests, Full Bar & Catering Options, Dirty Doc’s Saloon, Olde Tyme Photo Parlour, Fire Pits, Stage, Open air barbeques and more.  Minimum 100 guests, maximum 500 under cover, 1,600 inside/outside seating.

Equestrian Center / The Stables

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Cowboy Cookouts

COME ‘n GET IT! Our rustic Cowboy Cookouts are perfect for groups of 10-50 looking for a real, no-frills Arizona experience. The Stables at Fort McDowell offers authentic “Dutch Oven”or BBQ style cowboy cookouts that may be combined with a trail ride or our City Slicker Cattle Drive. Treat your guests to some top-notch Cowboy Cookin’ in a rustic outdoor setting with spectacular Arizona sunsets and some serious horseplay.

 

Scenic Trail Rides

Looking for the best horseback ride in the Valley of the Sun? We’ve got it!. Ride through the pristine Sonoran desert with exhilarating panoramas of mountains, canyons and mesas. You will likely see some of the wild horses that roam the Fort McDowell Yavapai lands. There’s also a good chance you’ll see some eagles, hawks and vultures flying overhead, along with some lizards, snakes, coyotes and bobcats running under foot. All in all it will be an enjoyable day on the dusty trail with a short splash through the Verde River on horseback. From first-timers to seasoned cowpokes, all levels of ability are welcomed.

 

City Slicker Cattle Drives – Groups of 10 or more

Move ‘em on, head ‘em up, Head ‘em up, move ‘em out… That’s right, you and your friends will keep them doggies rollin’ through the Sonoran desert on a 2 hour cattle drive with real cowboys! Participate as much as you’d like…you can just ride your horse at the back of the pack and enjoy the scenery, or if you’re more of a “Type A” personality, you can ride up with the cowboys and keep those cows on the straight and narrow! Call 480 816-6465 x 2 for more information.

For groups of less than 10, our Cattle Drive is offered one Friday a month in our “Sign Up For Adventure” program at a deeply discounted price. Check out Sign Up For Adventure.

Get back in the saddle and travel those happy trails with horseback activities at Fort McDowell Adventures!

Rosa's Ranch

Rosa’s Ranch is an intimate outdoor venue packed with Southwestern flavor. Amenities include our festive party buses; The Tequila Bus and da Rum Bus, fire pits, wood-burning kiva and sitting areas, and a covered reception area. Pair a delicious BBQ menu with some Mariachis and one of our signature Prickly Pear margaritas and you’ll savor every moment in this Sonoran desert backdrop. You may even hear a coyote cackle as the sun sets. Minimum 50 guests, maximum 300.

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club

Honored as one of the Best Resort Courses and #1 course open to the public in Arizona  by Golfweek magazine, We-Ko-Pa is designed by golf course veterans Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw and Scott Miller. A daily fee golf facility with two 18-hole courses, We-Ko-Pa offers both seasoned pros and weekend golfers a memorable golf experience.

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club features:

Two award-winning 18-hole courses: Cholla and Saguaro

Voted 100 Best Golf Shops by Golf World Business

Private and group lessons from PGA staff member

10,000 square foot clubhouse with restaurant, golf shop and lounge areas

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.

Fort McDowell Casino

Fun for the first time player or experienced gamer, see why the Arizona Republic calls the Fort McDowell Casino card room one of the Best Places To Go All In.

Providing state-of-the-art gaming machines, live table and poker games, and tableside food service our 24-hour Scottsdale, Arizona casino is a premier gaming destination.

The Fort McDowell Casino features:

Fabulous gaming facility with state-of-the-art video slot machines

Live keno, poker tournaments, pull-tabs, blackjack and gaming tables

Free live entertainment at Lucky 7 Saloon

Live card room with Vegas-style blackjack and jackpot poker games

24-hour table-side food service

Weekly and monthly tournaments with daily prizes

Poker players can enjoy the Fort McDowell Casino no-limit poker tournaments every day at 12pm and 7pm, while bingo players can experience the 1700-seat bingo hall.

 

Fort McDowell Casino Features Five Restaurants That Offer Quick Meals or Elegant Dining

When you’re ready to break from the gaming, the Fort McDowell Casino offers a wide variety of delicious dining options. Casino restaurants include:

A New York Deli – Fresh Brooklyn-style deli sandwiches

Café 87 – Casual dining open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, featuring $2.99 Breakfast Bonanza Special

Noodles Sushiya – Hearty Chinese and Vietnamese noodles and sushi menu

Red Rock Buffet – All you can eat buffet dining

Silver Platter – Old fashioned burgers and shakes

Located in the heart of the Southwest, Fort McDowell Casino offers guests gaming excitement, multiple cuisine options and premier hotel accommodations at Wekopa Resort and Conference Center.

Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Real western adventure unfolds in a setting of 25,000 acres of spectacular open desert. Enjoy the beauty of the private trails at Fort McDowell Adventures. The Stables is home to our private collection of beautiful horses and professional personnel.

Tours departing daily. Reservations required in advance. Summer hours limited.
Horseback Riding reservations please call The Stables directly at 480.816.6465 x 2.

City Slicker Cattle Drives – Groups of 10 or more

Move ‘em on, head ‘em up, Head ‘em up, move ‘em out…  That’s right, you and your friends will keep them doggies rollin’ through the Sonoran desert on a 2 hour cattle drive with real cowboys!  Participate as much as you’d like…you can just ride your horse at the back of the pack and enjoy the scenery, or if you’re more of a “Type A” personality, you can ride up with the cowboys and keep those cows on the straight and narrow!  Call 480 816-6465 x 2 for more information.

Get back in the saddle and travel those happy trails with horseback activities at Fort McDowell Adventures!

Arizona Outback Adventures

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On AOA’s single-day guided trips in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert, you will learn about the colorful flora, distinctive fauna, geology and cultural history of these unique locations with our knowledgeable, professional guides as you trek, ride or float along. You’ll enjoy an up-close and personal look at the elements that comprise the Sonoran Desert. All of our tour locations have been chosen for their scenic beauty, accessibility, safety, and low volume of visitors. Combined, these factors and you have an unforgettable experience in the Sonoran Desert. We will lead you through the trails, paths, and currents and ensure you don’t miss a thing. Each Tour is approximately 4 hours total (including transportation times).

*Advance Reservations Required. Times and Availability Vary.

Green Zebra Tours

Green Zebras

YOU DRIVE, WE GUIDE!

Our off-road tours are located at Fort McDowell Adventures on the Fort McDowell Yavapai Reservation. Our guides will provide a brief overview of the Tomcar experience that is about to unfold.

Shortly after arrival and a quick safety briefing, drivers and riders enjoy an Arizona off-road experience with plenty of varied terrains. Enjoy the ride as you explore a portion of the 28,000 private acres of the pristine Sonoran desert at Fort McDowell. Throughout your tour, guides will share area information, including the history of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and other tales of Arizona.

Sign up and earn your stripes today for the most exciting off-road tour. An unforgettable and extraordinary experience awaits you!

Contact Us: 480.789.5302

Desert Segway Tours

Segways Tours Saguaro Cactus

Nothing beats winter time in the Sonoran Desert. Warm temperatures, blue skies, and breathtaking scenery combine to create an oasis in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area. The unique plant life that lives under the hot desert sun is found nowhere else on earth. Your voyage on our private trails via Segway will delight your senses and engage your spirit. Age and weight restrictions apply.

*Segway Tours Available Nov-Apr