Kayaking Salt River

Four Peaks from the Salt River
Four Peaks from the Salt River

Liz and I bought kayaks a month ago, and have been on the water every weekend.  Best purchase we have made this year.

The kayaks are Sundolphin Excursions. Ten foot, sit inside. Made in the USA! We got ours for less than $250 each – they are great beginners’ models.  Well built, stable, lightweight.

The wild horses
The wild horses

We have taken them to Canyon Lake the past three times. Just off of Canyon Lake is a cove that is reserved for non-motorized watercraft. In some areas the water is so shallow you scrape the bottom. In others, the bottom is 30 or more feet deep. You will see fish swimming below you as you paddle.

Today we decided to check out Saguaro Lake, the fourth and final lake in the series before they feed the Salt River. Note to self – “fuck Saguaro Lake”. Saguaro Lake is accessible from Bush Highway, unlike Canyon, Apache and Roosevelt Lakes which we access along the Apache Trail, Rt 88. Continue reading »