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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 ( 6 miles )
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Preferred   Dec, Jan, Feb, Nov
Sun  6:33am - 6:36pm
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Apache Junction Fissures is a 2.3 mile round trip hike with 100 feet elevation gain. Located 9 miles east-southeast of Mesa Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. December and January are the best months to enjoy this hike.


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.

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    AZ State Land Recreational Permits are available for an individual ($15.00), or a family limited to two adults and children under the age of 18 ($20.00).




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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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