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The Salt River runs through the Tonto National Forest and is one of my favorite spots in Arizona! There are multiple recreation areas where you can stop (buy a Tonto Pass so you don't get a ticket) and then hike along the river. I've been...More
We spent our last day in Phoenix during our vacation to drive along salt river in Lower Tonto National Forest.
The river shore and its recreation area are beautiful and peaceful especially Cone bluff and Butcher Jones recreation site. It was our right decision to...More
My husband, 11 year old, and I rented kayaks and went out on the Salt River. We rented fro a company called Salt River Canoe Kayak and Raft Rental located at 9190 E. Balsam Ave. in Mesa. Their number is 480 345-7258. They don't have...More
I went up to the upper Salt River Rafting with some friends. The Rapids were amazing. We started by Apache Falls and worked our way down the upper Salt River for about two and a half hours. The views from the river of the canyon...More
The drive through the salt river area was beautiful.
My husband and I had heard of the wild horses roaming the area and were hoping to see them. To our surprise, my husband spotted two beautiful white horses grazing on the left side of the...More
We tubed down this river as a young family. I have 3 year old twins and a 7 year old. The twins floated down in an inflatable raft that we purchased for $20 at a local store and the rest of us used tubes. I...More
With the weather as hot as it is, getting to some water in the summer is a must. About 20 minutes north off the Loop202 at Power road we found a sweet little spot along the river bed where there are 2 recreation areas. We...More
We just had a great day floating down the river except for the last 5 min. We waited to long to get over at the last exit and could not get to shore. As we hopped off the tubes to walk over to the shore...More
We went paddle boarding here with friends. Make sure you purchase a Tonto Day Pass if you do not have an annual pass. These can be bought from gas stations nearby. We went to the Granite Reef area and paddled upstream. We saw cows and...More