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
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
America the Beautiful Passes are accepted. A Tonto Daily Pass or Tonto Discovery Pass are also accepted.
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.