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    What to Expect
    Launches are scheduled for 7am, 8am, 9am and 10am. Please adjust the schedule below according to your launch time. 
    30 minutes prior to launch time - Arrive at Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch, complete waivers, prepare belongings, receive safety orientation.  You will have the opportunity to leave keys, phone, etc. at front desk. Water, sunscreen and dry bags are for sale. Activity gear will be distributed. Orientation will include basic paddling, water safety and geography of the river. Orientation is mandatory.
    Launch time - Your group launches into Salt River from on-site location. Enjoy your trip!
    2 hours after launch time -  Trip concludes at Foxtail Administration Site. Shuttle picks up you and your gear for return to Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch.
     
    2 hours and 15 minutes after launch time - Arrive back at Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Great trip down the river. Easy to do would recommend early morning for the summer. People running the event were friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for something to do. Not much in fast rapids in the summer but...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank shanno1111
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The staff at SLR are awesome. Everyone was super friendly and made the experience very enjoyable. The river was running a little faster than usual due to the damn being open, but that made it more exciting. Overall, it was a blast with a friend...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank brookleberri
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This was my first time kayaking and I fell in love! The Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch was easy to work with and very helpful in explaining how to navigate the river. I can't wait to go back.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Allie P
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I highly recommend renting kayaks from Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch. The staff was friendly and Fountain Hills HS senior Austin is very well educated on the river and surrounding area. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank garyj3117
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Family, all adults. No teens. But that was not a choice. Staff was super friendly as always. Easy way to kayak the salt River.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Laura J
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