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Salt River

+1 480-345-7258
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USD 209.99*
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Salt River Kayak Adventure from Scottsdale
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USD 150.35*
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Full-day Salt River Whitewater Rafting Trip
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USD 122.01*
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Half-day Salt River Whitewater Rafting
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This river, which flows through the Phoenix area, offers boating, tubing and whitewater rafting opportunities.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“wild horses” (9 reviews)
“annual pass” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank lanniandeisi
Reviewed 14 October 2017

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

Thank Ricque P
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Antoine S
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 27 July 2016

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

Thank cecilyJ
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

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

3  Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 24 July 2014

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

1  Thank floatingsally2014
Reviewed 18 April 2014

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

3  Thank bluelagoon
Reviewed 13 March 2014

So my friends tell me I will be ok kayaking the salt river. They of course were experienced. My first time. This seemly calm river is anything but. However, after going backwards down every single rapid and dodged the bridge pylon I actually made it...More

3  Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Belong to a group of Kayaker that go down the river early in the morning. Really the best time. 6 to 7 am way before the tubers make their start. Beautiful scenery and so many wild horses and bird life. Couple places the water moves...More

2  Thank BuySellAZHome
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5 August 2015|
Response from BSmithAZ | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can help! Please visit the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group facebook page to learn how to help us save the Salt River Wild Horses.