Area Status: Open



This site is located on the Upper Salt River; a river access point. EADS Wash offers dispersed camping with no fees. Trash receptacles are available.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No toilets available. 
Operational Hours: All Day
Open Season: January
Restrictions: Stay limit is 14 days, only boat trailers, no motors boat allowed. This area is prone to flash floods; camp out of flood areas and watch the weather carefully.
Closest Towns: Globe, Payson, Roosevelt Marina
Water: At Roosevelt Marina OR Globe – no water at site
Restroom: no toilets available
Passes: No Passes or Fees required for this site.
Information Center: Tonto Basin Ranger District (602) 225-5395

General Information


From Globe:  Travel north on Hwy 188 for 15 miles, then turn right/west on Hwy. 288 for 4 miles to FR 465. Turn left/west on FR 465 and go 1 mile to FR 396.  Go .8 miles north on FR 396.

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Dispersed Camping

No camp units provided

River and Stream Fishing

River Access Point (RAP)-Upper Salt River/Diversion Dam

Fish Species: Large and Smallmouth Bass; Flathead and Channel Catfish; Sunfish

Viewing Wildlife

The diverse bird population and abundance of small and large mammals make this an excellent place to observe wildlife. Great blue heron and black-crowed night heron are permanent residents.


Vault toilets, no drinking water

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Elevation : 
2,200 feet