The Fort Mojave Indian Reservation
is located along the Colorado River in the vicinity of Needles,
California. The Reservation covers nearly 42,000 acres in the tri-state
area of Arizona, California, and Nevada. The land is divided into three
major segments: 23,669 acres in Mojave County, Arizona; 12,663 acres
adjacent to Needles, California; and 5,582 acres in Clark County,
Nevada. Tribal headquarters are located in Needles, California.
is located in the Mojave section of the basin and range. Deep-bedded
alluvial valleys interrupted by low mountains and mountain ranges
characterize this section. The Reservation itself is mostly on the
flood plain of the Colorado River, which very gently slopes from the
piedmont edge to the river. There are a number of lakes and marshes,
the most notable of which is Topock Marsh, a portion of the
Wildlife Preserve. The Colorado River is the dominant
surface water feature of the Reservation. The major use of the river
water, besides wildlife habitat, is for agricultural irrigation. The
Colorado River is also the major influence on and source of groundwater.
Department of Commerce, Community Profile
and Casino contains the casino, a hotel, golf course, 260 spot RV park,
beach, three restaurants, two bars, a lounge, a beach club, a movie
theater and offers catering and banquets, nightly entertainment and
special events, and a kidsí arcade with childcare.
The casino has 800 slot machines, bingo, keno, poker, blackjack,
roulette, craps, and a sports book.
Avi Resort has 455 newly redecorated rooms, including 29 spa suites, a
swimming pool, heated spa, and a workout room.
Includes a marina, a boat launch area, the Avi Beach Club (which sells
food, beverages, and supplies) watercraft rentals,
Mojave Resort Golf Club is an 18-hole championship golf course.
Reservations: (800) AVI-2WIN
In May of
the same year, the tribe opened the Spirit Mountain Casino in Mojave
Valley, Arizona. This smaller casino offers guests access to 171 slot
machines and a 125 space RV park. For more information, call (520)
to the casinos and RV park, the tribe has four agricultural leases and
operates its own tribal farm, plus over 20 home-site leases along the
Colorado River. The tribe owns and operates two convenience store/smoke
shops, a car wash, JBís Family Restaurant, a 180-unit housing project,
Fort Mojave Utility, and AMPS electricity and cable television company.
Administration (In process)
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Ak-Chin Indian Community
* Colorado River Indian Tribes
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation
Fort Mojave Indian Tribe
Gila River Indian Community
Kaibab Paiute Tribe
The Navajo Nation
Pascua Yaqui Tribe
Salt River Pima Maricopa
San Carlos Apache Tribe
San Juan Southern Paiute
Tohono O'odham Nation
Tonto Apache Tribe
* White Mountain Apache Tribe
Yavapai-Prescott Indian Community