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Apache Junction Fissures, AZ

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 2.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,552 feet
Elevation Gain 100 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 2.8
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8  2008-11-15 AZLOT69
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Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
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Overview: Pinal County has several areas like this in which earth fissures have opened up. The phenomena is believed to be occuring due to the continual draw on the water table.

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2008-11-15
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

    Permit $$
    AZ State Recreational Land Permits
    For hiking, driving & sightseeing purposes, you seek the recreational permit.
    Under "Recreational Land Use" in the link above.
    2020 - $15.00 individual
    2020 - $20.00 family limited to two adults and children under the age of 18
    Plus $1 processing fee
    The permitting process quick, you will be emailed your permit instantly.

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    Park at Baseline and Meridian in Apache Junction. The fissures come from the northwest of this intersection, cross Baseline and continue southeast, then fan out in several directions.
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