This site is one of the most popular inner tube take-out points. This lush area is outstanding for birding. The Lower Salt River Nature Trail winds through an adjacent riparian area, allowing hikers to enjoy this unique habitat. Goldfield is a popular river-access point (RAP) for tubers floating the Lower Salt River.
Stay limit 1 day, trailers under 40', winter camping only Oct 15-Apr 15, no motor boat allowed, pets must be on leash, no glass containers in the lower salt river area, caution: fallen trees and other material in the river can trap swimmers and floaters, beware: alcohol, sun, and water are a deadly combination. One ramada, 2 picnic tables, no drinking water.
This site is located 19 miles northeast of Mesa. From Mesa, travel 7 miles east on the Superstition Freeway (US 60) to Power Road /Bush Highway/Forest Road (FR) 204 and turn north. Follow Bush Highway for 11 miles to FR 169, and turn left. Follow FR 169 one mile to the site. The entire route is paved.
Picnicking: 1 ramada, 2 picnic tables, 2 campsites.
Restroom: Vault toilets (Accessible)
Rentals & Guides: Tube rentals
Fees: $6.00 per vehicle, per day & overnight camping in winter season (October 15 to April 15) OR Interagency Pass for Day-use only.
Open Season: January - December
Elevation: 1,400 feet