Other Whitewater Trips on the Salt River


 »  Salt River Day Trip
 »  Upper Salt
 »  Lower Salt- Saguaro Lake to Granite Reef
 
 »  Review this trip
 »  Post Alert for this trip
 
Lodging in Arizona

 »  Arizona Bed & Breakfasts
 »  Arizona Cabins, Condos, and Vacation Rentals
 »  Arizona Campgrounds
 »  Arizona Hotels & Motels

 
 Find a Rafting Trip

 Link to Us
 Email This Page to a Friend
 Business Login
 Add a Listing

 
  Follow Us On Twitter
  Visit Us On Facebook
 
 

Paddlesports Schools:

Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center
Located in:
Salida, CO

More Details
Our Website
Whitewater Kayaking, Rafting, Rock Climbing, & Mountain Biking: Guided Tours and Professional Instruction. Choose your own a (more...)
 
 
 
 

Paddlesports Schools:

Otter Bar Lodge Kayak School
Located in:
Forks of Salmon, CA

More Details
Our Website
Otter Bar offers all skill levels of whitewater kayak instruction based out of our wilderness lodge on California's pristine Salmo (more...)
 
 
 
 

Paddlesports Schools:

Great Northern Whitewater Resort/Glacier River School
Located in:
West Glacier, MT

More Details
Our Website
River/Guide school Great Northern Resort has a 36 year history of providing whitewater and fishing trips on the Flathead River in (more...)
 
 
 
 

Paddlesports Shops:

Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Located in:
Bend, OR

More Details
Our Website
Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe has the largest selection of whitewater kayaks, sea kayaks, recreational kayaks, paddleboards and can (more...)
 
 
site home  :: self guided home  :: U.S. river guide  :: Rivers in Arizona  :: Salt River Arizona  :: Lower Salt- Saguaro Lake to Granite Reef Kayak & Canoe Touring

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



View larger map of Lower Salt- Saguaro Lake to Granite Reef & get directions
Click 'Earth' to fly through the canyon!
 
Lower Salt- Saguaro Lake to Granite Reef Info
Use this information at your own risk. See our legal notices.
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
 



Other Resources

Conservation Organizations
  • Grand Canyon Youth
  • Travel Guides
  • Arizona Vacation & Travel Guide