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Tubing along the Salt River

By Iain Gordon

Legend has it, just east of Phoenix there is a place where the beer flows as freely as the river and the wild college coeds freely roam. 

I’m here to tell you the legends are true. It’s Spring Break during the summer on the Salt River.

Why’s that? One word: tubing.

The Salt River stretches about 200 miles from tip to tail across central-eastern Arizona, coming to rest just outside of the greater Phoenician metropolitan area. A known hot-spot for the college crowd, the Salt boasts some serious recreation-- and probably the most chill tubing location in the entire state.

Tubing is to the Salt River what peanut butter is to jelly-- that extra ingredient that takes things to the next level. The naturally relaxed and lazily meandering current of the river is perfect for floating down. The mountainous desert views are prime for contemplation. The jumping cliffs and sand beaches on the sides of the river are classics for fun-in-the-sun and stupid ideas. The water is just cold enough to distract from the blazing hot sun. Even the wildlife (herons, horses, fish) seem not to mind the influx of loud (and often drunk) people and can be seen on many weekends along the river.

And for those less interested in spotting the wildlife there are other animals to be seen as well-- party animals. Beach bodies and bikini hotties are in the highest supply on any given weekend on the Salt. Representatives hail from Arizona State, The University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, and are never afraid to look good in next-to-nothing. Whether you’re in it for the drinks, sights, escape, relaxation, wildlife, girls, guys, or just looking for a little water in the desert, Salt River tubing is an Arizona must.

Get at it!


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