Water Users


Ingress point for kayakers and tubers. Popular area for bird watchers and other wildlife viewing. Horses are ok. Water Users is a popular river-access point (RAP) for tubers floating the Lower Salt River.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day use only
Fees Tonto Daily Pass or Interagency Pass required.
Open Season: January - December
Restrictions: Stay limit 1 day, trailers under 16', one ramada w/ table & grill, no drinking water available, no motor boats allowed, pets must be on leash, no glass containers in the Lower Salt River area, to avoid injury wear shoes when wading in the river, caution: fallen trees and other materials in the river can trap swimmers and floaters, beware: alochol, sun, and water are a deadly combination.
Restroom: 6 vault toilets
Passes: Tonto Pass
Purchase Tonto Pass online

General Information


This site is located 19 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 11 miles to FR 169, and turn right. Follow FR 169 five miles to the site. The entire route is paved. Click Here For Map.


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Boating - Non-Motorized