Fort McDowell / Scottsdale / Fountain Valley

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We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center is nestled in the heart of the majestic 40-square-mile Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, just moments from championship golf, thrilling casino gaming and entertainment, exhilarating outdoor recreation and fabulous shopping.

From horseback trail rides and desert adventure tours steeped in Native American culture to spa retreats, poker tournaments and 36 holes of breathtaking championship golf, the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation offers something for everyone who wishes to experience the beauty and heritage of the Southwest.

  • Fort McDowell Adventures – 1 Mile
  • Saguaro Lake – 12 Miles
  • McDowell Mountain Regional Park – 12 Miles
  • Phoenix Zoo – 18 Miles


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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.