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Salt River Canyon Scenic Drive

Route 60, Globe, AZ
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Globe
Type: Scenic Drives, Outdoors
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Globe, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is a beautiful place to drive. I call it the Minnie Grand Canyon. A must see. The road is winding, so watch out how you drive and see the beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

If you pick your time, go on the early morning. The colors are brighter giving the canyon a wonderful glow. This is a drive worth making.

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Sarasota, FL
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123 reviews 123 reviews
8 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This scenic wonderment is not heavily visited yet you should see it. It's gorgeous. What else can I say - see this canyon !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I travel a lot through the Canyon. It was sad the rest area was closed. After the years it's finally reopening. And it couldn't come at a good time. I buy all my gifts down at the canyon where there are Natives who sell their jewelry. Hopefully I'll see them again for some shopping

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Barry South Wales UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Quite a winding road with amazing views. The road goes all the way down to the bottom of the canyon and back up the other side.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We spent our summers at Juniper Ridge Rv and Golf Resort for the past five years and passed through here many times! Gorgeous every trip!

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Absolutely breathtakingly gorgeous! Like being able to drive through the Grand Canyon. And lots of green and flowers from a rainy summer!

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Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

From desert to cliffs and spectacular rock formations, this drive was quite a surprise. The road switchbacks were amazing.

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miami, Arizona
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very beautiful, If the San Carlos Apache tribe would pay a portion of the attention they give to their casino to this natural wonder it would not be so trashed.

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Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

When you need a twisty ride this is a great place to unwind and fully enjoy. There are stopping points on each end of the canyon so you can start and/or regroup before and after your ride through the canyon.

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