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Reducing Crowds At Popular Arizona Hiking Site

Published: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 3:46pm
Updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 9:57am
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Fossil Creek in Coconino National Forest.

Fossil Creek has been getting its 15 minutes of fame — and then some. The hiking area about 20 miles east of Camp Verde has seen its popularity rise dramatically, and that’s causing some problems for it, as well as nearby sites.

Tom Tracey, a reporter for the Verde Valley newspapers, has written about the issue. He talked about why so many people visiting Fossil Creek now.

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