Salt River Tubing and Recreation’s opening day --- with safety protocols --- is 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, on the Lower Salt River.
The cost is $19 plus tax per person or tube, which includes tube rental, shuttle bus ride and free customer parking at Salt River Tubing, according to a release.
Salt River Tubing is in the Tonto National Forest, seven minutes from Loop 202 East on North Power Road --- 9200 N. Bush Highway. Salt River Tubing will be open 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily, seven days a week, weather and water-flow conditions permitting. Go to on saltrivertubing.com for more details.
“SRTR will strive to do its best to help ensure a responsible ‘social distancing’ atmosphere at the SRTR terminal building and on its shuttle buses during transport of tubers to the Salt River,” according to the release.
Free bandannas will be distributed to SRTR guests to be worn as face coverings. A face covering/bandanna must be worn during the tube-rental transaction process, shuttle bus transport to/from the Salt River as well as during the tube-return process at the end of the floater’s visit, the release states.
Salt River Tubing’s safety protocols also include the following:
SRTR operates under permit of the USDA Forest Service in Tonto National Forest.
Salt River Tubing accepts cash and credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Credit card transactions require a valid driver’s license for credit card identification. Go to saltrivertubing.com for more details on credit card transactions.