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Lower Salt- Saguaro Lake to Granite Reef Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Salt River

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Lower Salt- Saguaro Lake to Granite Reef Info
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Put In:  Pebble Beach
Take Out:  Granite Reef
Difficulty:  Class I , Class II
Run Length:  10
Good Level:  Minimum: 300 cfs Ideal:500-1,500 cfs
Season Comments:  May, June, July, August, September, October
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,canoe,touring,inner tube
Location:  In the Canyon Country (AZ), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take-out: Take Power Road north out of Mesa. This road turns into the Bush highway, and first reaches the Salt River at the Granite Reef river access.

Put-in: From Granite Reef, it is 2.4 miles to the turn for Phon Sutton , 3.4 miles to Coon Bluff turn, and 7.1 limes to Pebble Beach.

Lower Salt- Saguaro Lake to Granite Reef on the Salt River

This is a heavily used stretch of river during the summer weekends. The water can be nearly covered bank to bank with inner tubers. Come mid-week or in the off-season you will find a desert river flowing through a scenic setting.

Last Edited by josho on 5/31/2011

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