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Ak-Chin Indian Community

With a name meaning "place where the wash loses itself in the ground," Ak-Chin is an agricultural community in Central Arizona through which the Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Smith and Vekol washes flow. 

As the landscape and terrain are ideal for growing crops, most of the land is primaily used for agriculture.

The Ak-Chin community is comprised of both Tohono O'odham and Pima people.

Things to Do

Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino Resort features slot machines, live dealer blackjack, keno, bingo and poker.  The Casino is open 24 hours a day. Link to page

Him-Dak EcoMuseum and Archives was established to collect, analyze, preserve, protect, promote and teach various aspects of the Ak-Chin heritage, culture and communication between generations. Link to page

Southern Dunes Golf Club sprawling across more than 320 acres, Southern Dunes Golf Club provides a welcoming, laid-back ambiance; a place where the world melts away and the game of golf becomes the focus. Link to page

Annual Events

Him-Dak Museum Celebration
Location:  Him-Dak Museum
Date:  April - second Saturday
Information:  520-568-9480

July 4th Picnic & Fireworks
Location: Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino
Date:  July 4th
Information:  (520) 802-5000

Indian Recognition Day
Location:  Him-Dak Museum
Date:  September - last day
Information:  (520) 568-6480

Where to Stay

Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino Resort  This hotel boasts 142 rooms and four luxury suites with private blaconies.  The hotel surrounds a lush garden courtyard with swimming pool, jacuzzi and swim-up bar.  Link to page

Location and Nearby Communities 


The Community lies 58 miles south of Phoenix in the northwestern part of Pinal County. State Route 238 intersects the reservation at its northernmost and easternmost corners. State Route 347 runs through the reservation, connecting I-8 and I-10. Ak-Chin Indian Community map

Nearby Communities:

Casa Grande


Contacting the Tribe

Tribal Government
42507 W. Peters and Nall Rd.
Maricopa, AZ 85238
(520) 568-1000

Visitor Information
(520) 568-1000

Contact Information

42507 West Peters and Nall Road
Maricopa, AZ 85238

Phone: (520) 568-1000
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