Ak-Chin Indian Community | Visit Arizona

Visit this traditional desert farming community south of Phoenix.

Discover an American Indian farming community powered by seasonal washes.

Tribal Enterprises

Enjoy Vegas-style gaming with more than 1,000 slots, live table games, a sportsbook, a bingo hall and a keno parlor at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Hotel & Casino. Stay the night in one of 500 guest rooms and enjoy the full-service spa. Visitors find plenty of dining options, ranging from top-shelf cocktails and fine dining at Chop, Block & Brew to poolside bites at Agave’s Restaurant. Tribal enterprises also include Southern Dunes Golf Club, a true test of desert golf that has earned national accolades over the years. The golf experience includes the new #miniDunes short course, perfect for honing short-game skills and attracting the next generation of golfers. At the Ak-Chin Circle Entertainment Center, families enjoy bowling, laser tag and arcade games.

Ak-Chin Him-Dak Eco-Museum

Historic artifacts and modern cultural contributions from the Ak-Chin Indian Community are on display at the Ak-Chin Him-Dak Eco-Museum. The museum hosts the community’s biggest events of the year, including the Him-Dak Celebration in April and Native American Recognition Day in September. Visitors are welcome to attend these cultural celebrations dedicated to preserving the language and customs of the Ak-Chin Indian Community.

Where to Stay

The Ak-Chin Indian Community lies about 50 miles south of Phoenix, and can be accessed by State Route 238 and State Route 347, which runs through the land and connects Interstates 8 and 10. Stay in Phoenix or opt for Harrah's Ak-Chin that, in addition to its casino, has courtyard gardens, a swimming pool with a swim-up bar, and private balconies.

Annual Events

Him-Dak Museum Celebration
Him-Dak Museum

July 4th Picnic & Fireworks
Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino
July 4th

Native American Recognition Day
Him-Dak Museum

For More Information

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

Visit Tribal Website

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