Area Status: Open
This site is a popular inner tube take-out point. This lush area is outstanding for birding. The Lower Salt River Nature Trail winds through an adjacent riparian area, allowing hikers to enjoy this unique habitat.
At a Glance
||Reduction in services October 1st – March 31st. There will be no trash pick-up, drinking water, restrooms or vehicle access.
||Day use only
||January - December
||Stay limit 1 day, trailers under 44', no motor boat allowed, pets must be on leash, no glass containers in the lower salt river area, caution: fallen trees and other materials in the river can trap swimmers and floaters, beware: alcohol, sun and water are a deadly combination. The 15 Picnic tables/units are “grouped” under 6 separate shade ramadas.
||Mesa, Saguaro Lake Marina
||Vault toilets, suitable for wheelchair users
||Tonto Daily Pass or Tonto Discovery Pass are required. America the Beautiful Passes are accepted.
||Mesa Ranger District (480)-610-3300
This site is located 16 miles northeast of Mesa. From Mesa, travel 7 miles east on the Superstition Freeway (US 60) to Power Road /Bush Highway/Forest Road (FR) 204 and turn north. Follow Bush Highway for 9 miles to FR 169, and turn left. Follow FR 169 for 1 mile to the site. The entire route is paved.
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