Salt River Canyon, Arizona

 
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US 60 is a shorter route to Mesa than taking Interstates 40 and 17 westward. Knowing that it was considerably slower, I kept putting off this route, but leaving Mesa afer an early afternoon delivery last spring, decided to go for it.
It was a spectacular drive, teeming with campgrounds - but not larger RVs - and I don't recommend it for towing. This stairway was the original path to the water's edge at the canyon's lowest point but has been replaced with more modern walkways. It is a beautiful location.

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Guest - Mar 25, 2005 12:59 AM EDT
Bingo, Gary! I figured you would know where it was - way at the bottom! The bridge is great, but I got there too late to nail it - I was lucky to get two good shots! Glad you know the spot too, Karen. It is beautiful right there.
Guest - Mar 24, 2005 09:32 PM EDT
Nice shot Vicki. Is this the point where US 60 crosses the Salt River? There is quite a spectacular bridge over that gorge.
Guest - Mar 24, 2005 09:27 PM EDT
Hey, finally someplace I have been to. Although back in the 60's there wasn't any tourist development. Just the rugged landscape with a highway going through it.

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