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This hike is rated INTERMEDIATE.
Join us for a terrific canyoneering hike along Cibecue Creek to an 40-foot waterfall! Along the way you'll be enchanted with gorgeous scenery and the cool flowing water. You will be hiking in and out of water from the beginning of this hike to the end. Expect to get wet while you're hiking up to at least your knees or more! Bring spare clothes to change after the event, along with lunch, snacks, swimming gear, poles, sturdy water shoes, sun gear, and of course drinking water (at least 2+ liters).
A tribal permit is needed to hike here! You can buy your permit online at: http://wmat.toffsystems.com (http://wmat.toffsystems.com/). You will need to create a username/password. Click on Special Use Permit, Black River/Salt River, $15.00. Put the first day as July 13th and the 2nd day as July 13 as well, and it will only charge you $15.00. Please take care of permit before the day of hike, so there is no extra waiting! I.e. don't plan to pick up your permit the day of the event somewhere.
DISTANCE: ~3.25 miles roundtrip
ELEVATION GAIN: ~250 feet
DURATION: 3+ hours
WEBSITE: Park Map (http://wmat.toffsystems.com/maps)
CARPOOL LOCATION: We'll meet at the Superstition Springs Mall located at 6555 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ. Park on the south side of the mall loop by Macy's near the bus depot. We'll leave there by 7:30 am!
DIRECTIONS: Take US-60 east towards Globe. When you reach Globe follow the AZ-77 / US-60 north-east for 38.2 miles. You'll cross a bridge over a river, immediately make a left turn. Go 4.5 miles to the Cibecue Creek parking area. The coordinates are 33.838, -110.556. We'll meet at the trailhead at 10:00 am!
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