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If they went all the way to Siphon Draw they would definitely be in the Superstition Wilderness
The FS personnel at the entrance to the park don't seem to care about the group size limitations, after all, there's money to be made.DarthStiller wrote:So at some point these people must have left LDSP and crossed the boundary into the wilderness. Shouldn't the 15 person limit come into play somewhere? Looks the priority of that rule is very low.
Siphon Draw is in federal wilderness outside of the park.SuperstitionGuy wrote:It's a State Park and I don't think the U.S.Forest Service has anything to say who enters the park.
https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/tonto/sp ... rdb5163403To avoid over-regulation, wilderness management must rely on the wilderness user to assume the responsibility to practice appropriate back country techniques. For example, large groups are particularly disruptive to the quality of solitude. Even day use by large groups (15 and over) can sharply reduce other users' solitude.