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Salt River Day Trip Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Salt River

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Salt River Day Trip Info
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Put In:  Mule Hoof CG (Salt River Canyon Bridge, Hwy 60)
Take Out:  Second Camp
Difficulty:  Class III , Class IV
Run Length:  10 miles
Current Streamflow:  150 cfs @ 12/14/2016 12:30 PM - SALT RIVER NEAR CHRYSOTILE, AZ, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  800 to 3,000 cfs
Season Comments:  February, March, April, May, June
Permit:  Recreation Permits are required to utilize the Tribal lands and waters of those portions of the Salt River Canyon which are within the Fort Apache Indian Reservation. These permits are required 365 days a year. Permits may be obtained at the Salt River Trading Post near the Highway 60 Bridge.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Apache Indian Reservation.
Location:  In the Canyon Country (AZ), 130 miles East of Phoenix
Area Name:  Canyon Country
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: From Phoenix, take US 60 east to the Salt River Canyon Bridge, 40 miles northeast of Globe, Arizona. Cross over the Salt River and turn west onto the road that parallels the river. You will be on river right. Proceed about a quarter mile to Mule Hoof Campground.

Take-out: Drive about 10 miles downstream from Mule Hoof Campground to Second Camp. It's a rough road and usually requires a high clearance vehicle.



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