United States Arizona

Rafter Take-Out Parking

According to the latest information available, the Rafter Take-Out Parking boat ramp is located in Arizona and is primarily used for rafting. It is not a public boat ramp but a private one that is primarily used by commercial rafting companies. The ramp is approximately 12 feet wide and has a gravel surface.

The Rafter Take-Out Parking boat ramp services the Salt River, which is a popular destination for rafting in Arizona. The Salt River is a tributary of the Gila River and flows through the Tonto National Forest. The river is known for its scenic beauty and challenging rapids, making it a popular destination for white water rafting.

As far as the type of craft that are permitted on the water, only rafts, kayaks, and other non-motorized watercraft are allowed. Motorized boats are not allowed on this section of the river. It is important to note that the rules and regulations regarding watercraft on the Salt River and other waterways in Arizona may change from time to time, so it is always important to check the latest information with local authorities before planning any water activities. Get driving directions.
RAFTER TAKE-OUT PARKING
Campground Restrictions
Stay limit 1 day, only boat trailers, no motor boats allowed, day use only.  Rules and regulations are posted on information boards; please read and observe.  If you Pack It In, Pack It Out!  DO NOT attempt to run the dame.  Be sure to put into the river well downstream from the dam.  No drinking water available.

STREAMFLOW LEVELS
Streamgauge Streamflow
South Fork Parker Creek Near Roosevelt
USGS 09498503
1 cfs
Verde River Blw Bartlett Dam
USGS 09510000
143 cfs
Wet Bottom Creek Near Childs
USGS 09508300
1 cfs
Queen Creek Below Whitlow Dam Nr Superior
USGS 09478500
3 cfs
East Verde River Near Childs
USGS 09507980
40 cfs

Nearby Camping
Location Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Phon D Sutton 15 1,347 ft
Bartlett Flat Numerous 1,886 ft
Regional Park - Usery Mt RA 73 1,991 ft
Box Bar 20 1,519 ft
Lost Dutchman State Park 70 2,068 ft
Usery Mountain 73 1,988 ft
Coon Bluff 5 1,352 ft
McDowell Mountain 76 1,875 ft