White Water Rafting in Arizona With Arizona Rafting

The Salt is an amazing springtime river!

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Salt River Rafting in Arizona

Arizona Rafting is taking reservations for the 2024 Upper Salt River Canyon rafting season!

Open 7 days a week
March 1 – April 30
Ages 8+
Class III-IV Rapids

Full-Day Salt River


Per Adult

Hot Fajita Lunch Included!

Half-Day Salt River


Per Adult

Perfect for first-timers

a popular rafting river flows through rocky topped mountains in Arizona


Our multi-day river trips are our most thrilling and rewarding adventures. Experience riverside camping, exciting whitewater, and the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the remote Sonoran Desert's stunning scenery. White water rafting in Arizona doesn't get better than this!

Explore the Salt River Wilderness From a Raft

Come see why the Salt River Canyon is one of the Southwest’s hidden treasures!

Choose from half-day and full-day trips white water rafting in Arizona on the Salt River. We offer trips up to five days long. 

Many Phoenix and Tucson residents join us each spring on our most popular trip—a full-day rafting adventure starting near the Highway 60 bridge between Globe and Show Low, Arizona. 

To fully explore Salt River Canyon, with its beaches, unique geology, and a huge variety of plants, animals, and birdlife, consider an overnight whitewater rafting adventure from two to five days long. 

Salt River, Arizona rafting rapids are rated class III and IV. The Salt River drops an average of 25 feet-per-mile for over 50 miles through rocky, secluded canyons. 

The river flows through oak and juniper woodlands into stunning Lower Sonoran Desert vegetation, with giant multi-armed saguaro cactus and a diversity of other vegetation. 

Several side canyons reveal oasis-like microhabitats that are a lush reprieve from the prickly cactus environment. 

Excellent scenic riverside campsites are abundant and accessible only by raft. Experience Salt River rafting in Arizona today for a truly unique experience you are sure to never forget. Learn more about the Salt River’s current water flows from the United States Geological Survey

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