Navajo Nation Casinos You Need to Visit
Before jumping into the details of Navajo Nation Casinos, we want to remind everyone to check each website before making travels plans.
Fire Rock Casino
Located just outside of Gallup, New Mexico off the I-40, Fire Rock Casino was the first of many gaming locations within the Navajo Nation. Named after the beautiful red sulfur rocks of Red Rock Park, not only are you sure to have a great time, but you can enjoy a beautiful view as well. Their doors opened in November of 2008, making it the perfect getaway for folks located anywhere in the four corners. This casino provides a players club, bingo, slots, table games, restaurants, and a gift shop. There’s no time like now and if you are a Navajo Nation resident, it’s time to play!
Flowing Water Casino
Nestled in the hills of Ship Rock, New Mexico, Flowing Water Casino has been open since October 2010. This casino provides the most premier gaming experience in New Mexico. Located just 5 minutes east of Shiprock, Flowing Water is the perfect spot for anyone looking to experience everything a Navajo Nation Casino has to offer.
Not only can you expect to find traditional art and architecture that symbolize the rich Navajo history, you can also immerse yourself in the culture while marveling at various Navajo murals. Flowing Water offers some of the best games around. If you’re ready to experience gaming and culture like none other, it’s time to plan your trip!
Northern Edge Casino
The Northern Edge Navajo Casino opened in January 2012 and has taken gaming in the Four Corners to a whole new level. Located in Farmington, NM between Mount Blanca, Mount Taylor, Mount Hesperus, and the San Francisco Peaks, Northern Edge Navajo Casino is another great casino option for those wanting a taste of culture and one of the best gaming experiences in the southwest. This casino provides a players club, slots, table games, restaurants, and a gift shop.
Twin Arrows Casino
Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort is Northern Arizona’s premier casino resort destination, having been named “Best Casino Resort Destination of 2013” by the readers of Experience Arizona Magazine. Twin Arrows is tucked away under the majestic San Francisco Peaks located just east of Flagstaff.
Twin Arrows provides the very latest in gaming, often debuting new slot machines before they hit other casinos. Along with excellent gaming, Twin Arrows is also known for the lavish resort amenities, including luxury guest rooms (available in three configurations), gourmet dining, culturally infused casual dining, a fitness center, heated indoor pool, and more than 11,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space.
Navajo Blue Travel Plaza
Welcome to the Twin Arrows’ Navajo Blue Travel Plaza, the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise’s (Navajo Gaming) newest business venture. The travel plaza – named Navajo Blue –is much more than the new Southwest gateway to the Navajo Nation. Navajo Blue creates a new opportunity for guests to refuel, recharge, enjoy freshly prepared frybread and Navajo tortillas with their favorite toppings, and experience authentic Navajo architecture and culture of the Navajo Nation. Most importantly for Navajo Gaming, it is a jobs creator, it employed nearly 200 people from five different contractors during the construction phase and will employ 47 full-time team members moving forward.
“We’re eager to introduce the Navajo Blue Travel Plaza to travelers along I-40 as an introduction to the rich culture of the Navajo People,” said Navajo Gaming Interim CEO Brian Parrish. “In addition to creating valuable jobs, Navajo Blue will allow guests of the Nation to enjoy an all-new dining and retail experience that can’t be found anywhere else along the I-40 corridor. This includes a fire pit to slow-roast premium-grade Navajo beef that is prepared a number of different ways to suit your unique tastes and preferences.”
Navajo Blue will service all vehicles with an emphasis on semi-trailer trucks. The plaza features premium restrooms like you would find in a Four Diamond Resort, showers and laundry services for truck drivers, a wide variety of food and beverage selections with an emphasis on authentic, all-natural options, a premium coffee bar and fresh-baked pastries, fudge, and other dessert items to treat yourself during your travels.
About Navajo Nation Gaming
Welcome to Navajo Gaming, a Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE). We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our mission, exciting properties, where we’re located, access articles and press releases about us in the news, career opportunities, and more.
Each casino property offers an exciting gaming experience, as well as unique dining opportunities and live entertainment. In addition, Twin Arrows offers a four-diamond resort and award-winning restaurants. Our properties in Arizona and New Mexico showcase the rich Navajo spirit through art, architecture, hospitality, and cuisine.
Since its inception in 2004, NNGE has created over one thousand three hundred jobs with a focus on hiring and training Navajos and has distributed millions of dollars in revenue to both the Nation and State governments. We are proud of each employee that works tirelessly to create an unforgettable experience for guests. We are also grateful for our board, Navajo Nation government, loyal patrons, and surrounding communities that have supported us and our growth.
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