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I drive through Salt River Canyon a couple of times a month. March is always my favorite because I celebrate my Dad's birthday & my Anniversary of coming to AZ. I stop and have lunch (grabbed from Show Low) and check out poppies on the...More
I will never take this route again! Caused a complete panic attack in my 9 year old and myself. I couldn't do the drive and my husband had to take the reins with me crying for him to go slower and slower (poor patient man...More
As one who has just finished his 10th round trip, I wonder sometimes why there are those who are scared of this scenic drive.
Are there those speed? YES, Are there those who tailgate? YES Are there those who follow too closely? YES.
Don't believe the negative comments about the road--it's perfectly safe at the posted speeds (and you wouldn't want to exceed them, because you'd miss the views, not to mention encounter the sheriff's men, who are assiduous along here). This is the ideal leisurely excursion from...More
This is a journey which I enjoy taking on my way to White Mountain each week. No matter what time of day the canyon is always a delight. Particularly in the early mornings and at sunset, the colours and shadows change and vary at different...More
Rt 60 takes you through Salt Canyon. It's a decent highway, our sedan handled it fine. If you're traveling it in winter, a 4-wheel drive might be worth considering, and you'd want to keep a sharp eye on the weather. The... More
Rt 60 takes you through Salt Canyon. It's a decent highway, our sedan handled it fine. If you're traveling it in winter, a 4-wheel drive might be worth considering, and you'd want to keep a sharp eye on the weather. The canyon was impressive in dry weather, but don't think I'd like to drive it in ice and snow.