Floaters will be encouraged to participate in the “Salt River Heroes = Litter Zero” event by “stashing and bagging” their picnic trash in Tommy Tuber litter bags to help keep the Salt River clean and beautiful.
The award-winning Take Pride in America event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Sept. 3. To date, 616 tons of trash has been stashed and bagged on holiday weekends.
Henri Breault, president of Salt River Tubing, commends the Salt River tubers who have pitched in to “lend a hand” in keeping the Salt River free of litter.
For more information, visit www.saltrivertubing.com or call (480) 984-3305.
Operating hours are 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily and the cost of tube rental is $15 per person/tube which includes inner tube rental and shuttle bus service. Latest tube rental is 3 p.m. daily and tubers are encouraged to arrive early as tube availability and parking spaces decrease by noon.
Children must be at least 8 years or older and 4 feet tall for tube rental and shuttle bus service.
Salt River Tubing is located in northeast Mesa on Power Road, 15 miles north of U.S. Highway 60 East or minutes from the Loop 202 East on North Power Road in Tonto National Forest.