Sheeps Crossing


Sheeps Crossing Rec Site

This area has covered ramadas making it ideal for large groups. The area is ideal for a day of floating leisurely down the Salt River. Site has accessible features such as ramadas, grills, toilets and concrete paths.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Site is closed indefinitely.
Operational Hours: Open on Memorial Day Weekend and Fourth of July Weekend when all other sites are full.
Restrictions: Stay limit 1 day, no trailers, no motor boats, no drinking water available, this area is heavily used in the summer months, pets must be on a leash, jumping off bridges in the area is prohibited, glass containers are not allowed 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: alcohol, sun, and water are a deadly combination.
Water: Not Available
Restroom: Fully accessible restrooms available when open.
Passes: America the Beautiful Passes are accepted.  A Tonto Daily Pass or Tonto Discovery Pass are also accepted. Tonto Daily Passes may be purchased at the fee machines located at Pebble Beach, Saguaro Del Norte, Palo Verde, Phon D Sutton, or from a retail vendor
Information Center: Mesa Ranger District (480)-610-3300

General Information


This site is located 20 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 13 miles to the site just west of Blue Point Bridge. The entire route is paved.



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1,400 feet