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Why we love rafting the Salt.

Rafting season is scheduled to begin on March 4th this year and river rafting companies are beginning to book reservations.  We’ve had a decent amount of rain this winter so the river should be running and fun begins in just over one month from now!  We are re-sharing this post from the Salt River Rafting folks to whet your appetite!

For more on this, see our article by Anne McAuley on Rafting the Salt River . Plus, check out this video we found by Salt River Rafting folks who show that not ALL the fun is had on the water!

And, here are the links to the rafting companies working the Salt River each year: 

SaltRiverRafting (SRR):

  This is one of the oldest rafting companies operating along the Salt, since 1992.

  Noteworthy: Check out their “Super Wilderness One Day,” which meets up at Bernie’s Steakhouse, and includes 20 river miles, three Class IV rapids, a dozen Class IIIs, and three hours of rugged jeep trails to and from the river.

   info@raftthesalt.com    800-472-5194

Mild to Wild:

  This company operates in Arizona, Colorado and Utah.

Noteworthy: They have rafts, premium boats and inflatable kayaks. Check out their “Dash of Salt”—running the two-day trip in one extremely fast-paced day depending on high water.

   http://mild2wildrafting.com/arizona-rafting.html   800-567-6745

Canyon Rio:

  Based out of Flagstaff, this company got their start guiding along the Grand Canyon in 1992, when owners Donnie and Caroline Dove started the business.

Noteworthy: A sister company, Canyon R.E.O. (River Equipment Outfitters) handles rentals of kayaks, canoes, and just about any other river equipment you may need. All rentals are based out of their warehouse in Flagstaff.

http://www.canyonrio.com/   800-272-3353

Wilderness Aware Rafting

  Headquartered in Buena Vista, CO, and guiding on six rivers.

  Noteworthy: They have been named Colorado Company of the year twice. They offer half-day to five-day trips on the Salt, and maintain a great blog on their website.

http://www.inaraft.com/    800-462-7238

Be sure to check out our local calendar for things to see and do in the area either before or after your time on the river!

Rafting season is scheduled to begin on March 4th this year and river rafting companies are beginning to book reservations.  We’ve had a decent amount of rain this winter so the river should be running and fun begins in just over one month from now!  We are re-sharing this post from the Salt River Rafting ...

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