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Salt River Tubing opens May 16, celebrating 40th anniversary

Posted at 11:08 AM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 15:15:30-04

MESA, Ariz. — Salt River Tubing's opening day is May 16!

Arizonans can take a break from the hot temperatures by enjoying a relaxing float in mountain-stream waters.

Salt River Tubing says it has safety protocols in place and will do its best to ensure social distancing including:

  • SRTR will require its Employees to wear Face Coverings as well as gloves. Daily temperature checks will be administered.
  • Shuttle Bus Transport – SRTR’s 72-passenger buses will be downsized to transport fifteen (15) passengers per bus.
  • Shuttle buses will be disinfected nightly (every 24-hours) with disinfectant solutions.
  • SRTR has implemented a plan to permit safe distancing between guests awaiting the tube rental transaction process.
  • Family/Friend Groups: Family and/or Friends that have traveled together in vehicles to SRTR may choose NOT to socially distance themselves since they chose to travel together with said precautions.
  • SRTR Safety Protocol signage will be posted at the SRTR Terminal Building and Bus Stops #1, #2, and #4.

Free bandanas will be distributed to all guests to be worn as face coverings as well.

"A face covering/bandana 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 company said.


The cost is $19 per person or tube. The admission includes tube rental, shuttle bus ride and free parking.


Salt River Tubing is located in the Tonto National Forest, just seven minutes from Highway 202 East on north Power Road.

Daily Hours: Seven days a week 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.