Water Users

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Water Users


Water Users is a popular site for kayakers and tubers. As one of the main points of river access for tubers, Water Users can become very busy during summer months. Beyond water access, Water Users also offers the opportunity to picnic with friends and family, horse riding, and bird watching. Motorized boats are not allowed to launch at this site.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day use only
Open Season: Year round
Restrictions: Stay limit 1 day, trailers under 16', 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.
Closest Towns: Mesa, Lower Salt River Recreation
Water: Not Available
Restroom: 6 vault toilets (accessible)
Passes: Tonto Daily Pass or Tonto Discovery Pass are required. Tonto Daily Passes and watercraft sticker may be purchased at the fee machines located at Pebble Beach, Saguaro Del Norte, Palo Verde, Phon D Sutton, or from a retail vendorAmerica the Beautiful Passes are accepted.
Information Center: Mesa Ranger District (480)-610-3300

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. View and download a map.

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