IMPORTANT SALT RIVER CANYON AREA INFORMATION
If you are planning to visit our beautiful Salt River Canyon, here are some important
guidelines that our important guest need to know.
SPECIAL USE PERMIT GUIDELINES /
CBQ FALLS GUIDELINES /
RAFTING PERMIT GUIDELINES
Always a new adventure!
The White Mountain Apache Tribe is known for its world class hunting, excellent fishing, quiet camping, and
amazing hikes. Our home is one of
the best places in the world for Trophy Elk hunting, drawing in hunters from all over the world,
to get a chance at a world class Trophy Bull Elk.
Looking for more fun and excitement? Hon-Dah Casino has the answer, and is located high up in the pines.
With a fully functional Hotel and Conference Center, along with an arcade and a year round swimming pool,
it is a great place to start. Then off to Sunrise Park Ski Resort, which turns into a powdery paradise in
the winter. During the summer, Sunrise is a dream to escape to, with scenic lift rides, a fourth of
July fireworks celebration, an awesome Archery shootout and great fishing at Sunrise Lake, or one of
the many other Lakes or well stocked streams. Here, on the White Mountain Apache Reservation, we are
proud to produce the Apache Trout, a species found nowhere else in the world.
Want to get a taste of the local life? Visit the tourism site to see a list of ceremonial dances,
during which visitors must abide by a visitors code of conduct. Then there is the annual Hon-Dah Pow Wow,
and the Annual WMAT Fair & Rodeo.
Our home is very unique. It starts at about 2,600ft above sea level on our southwest side, and
ranges all the way up to 11,400ft on the peak of Mt. Baldy on our eastern border, our most
sacred mountain, providing year round recreation activities. Here on the White Mountain Apache
Reservation we enjoy all four seasons.
Want to learn more? Come visit us at the historical Fort Apache, where the famous Apache Scouts were once posted.
Also stop by our Culture Center & Museum, and take a look at Apache life. Theodore Roosevelt
boarding school resides there and is still in operation today.