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Fort Yuma - Quechan Tribe

Home of the Quechan (pronounced Kwuh-tsan) Indians, Fort Yuma-Quechan Reservation is located along both sides of the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The reservation borders the states of Arizona, California, Baja California and Mexico. Encompassing 45,000 acres, the reservation is bisected on the south by Interstate 8 (I-8). Consequently, several million cars a year drive through the Fort Yuma-Quechan Reservation on their way to and from Phoenix and San Diego.

In addition to farming and the sand and gravel operation, the Fort Yuma Quechan Reservation counts on tourism and related business to augment its economy. The hot summers and relatively warm winter temperatures make the site a desirable winter vacation spot from November to March. To serve this audience the Tribe manages five trailer and RV parks, a small grocery store, museum, bingo hall, utility company and a fish and game department.

Things to Do

Fort Yuma-Quechan Museum established in 1969, depicts the history of the Quechan, Spanish and Military era.

Paradise Casino includes a poker room, slots, keno, bingo hall and live entertainment 24 hours a day. Link to page

Annual Events

Yuma Crossing Day
Location: Fort Yuma
Date: February - third weekend
Information: (760) 572-0661

Quechan Indian Day Celebration
Location: Fort Yuma
Date: September
Information: (760) 572-0213

Where to Stay

Quechan Casino Resort has a unique blend of superior accommodations, first-rate service, modern amenities and casual atmosphere; a favorite destination for business and leisure travelers alike. Link to page

Location and Nearby Communities

Location:

Fort Yuma-Quechan Reservation is located along both sides of the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona and borders the states of Arizona, California, Baja California and Mexico.

Nearby Communities:

Somerton

Wellton

Contacting the Tribe

Tribal Government
P.O. Box 1899
Yuma, AZ 85366
(760) 572-0213

Visitor Information
(760) 572-0213

Contact Information

P.O. Box 1899
Yuma, AZ 85366

Phone: (760) 572-0213
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