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“rest area”(20 reviews)
“scenic drive”(17 reviews)
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Route 60, Globe, AZ 85501
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not believe how beautiful the drive was. I stopped a number of time to take photo's. At the bottom of the Canyon at the bridge to cross the Salt river, there are toilet facilities. Great drive

1  Thank Clive N
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Some lady wrote a story about being scared on this drive, I'm guessing she never had to work for a living and stayed mostly indoors her whole life. But in fact, it is perfectly safe, very beautiful, and I was pulling over at every chance...More

1  Thank calitrippn
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I can understand why people say that this road has nice views, but I wouldn't know or care due to the EXTREME danger of being a passenger with an excellent driver and still horrified at all the severe curves and narrowness. Only a one lane...More

3  Thank tamiee2018
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We like this as a go to day drive area. Atthe bottom is a nice rest areayou can get out and hike a little. Great picture area. So worth the drive! Beautiful area!

1  Thank menendujj
Reviewed August 4, 2018

We took a day trip on July 28, 2018...after eating lunch in Show Low we decided to drive home..and take the road to Globe. We had never been on that stretch of road...OMG! When we saw Salt River Canyon...what beauty to behold. It was the...More

1  Thank lkph48
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We did a morning drive from Globe up to Show Low in July 2018...warm but wonderful. We previously did the drive from Show Low to Globe, which is probably the better drive, because you are looking forward down into the canyon. Numerous turnouts for seeing...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Driving through the Salt River Canyon on Arizona State Highway 77 between Globe and Show Low blew my mind, to use a Sixties expression. The road itself is curvy and you have to be careful but there are plenty of spots to turn off for...More

1  Thank Robert U
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Drove through the canyon while heading to Globe. Stopped off and took pictures. Make sure your breaks are new because of the steep downgrades.

1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a very beautiful scenic drive going towards Las Vegas. I highly recommend it if you have the time.

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

This canyon is a short drive from Queen Creek. The canyon is beautiful! Make sure to descend the steps to the river. The climb up is rough if you are not in shape, however, my 91-year-old mother made it!

2  Thank cycletherapist
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Jhurd6
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
I would say 5 to 6 hours if you stop and take some of the short walks..Have fun!
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vonnie503
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Phil B | Reviewed this property |
not an issue
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April 13, 2017|
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Response from SOUTHLAND02 | Reviewed this property |
We came up from Tucson that day. It was raining and generally miserable, drove it south to north, ended in Sho Low. In spite of the weather, you could tell immediately, it was something special. As long as you've got... More
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