Filmed during a beautifully sunny June day in Arizona's lush, almost tropical garden of eden, Fossil Creek Wilderness. Here perfectly clear, blue water flows out of the mountainsides at Fossil Springs at the rate of 1.2 million gallons per hour. Recently the old Irving Power Plant was removed and the area is being restored to it's original splendor. Native species including fish and frogs (shown in this video) are recovering. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beauty of Fossil Springs!

Paired with Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat major, Op. 73. (Emperor Concerto)

Filmed by Jeff Huting
Canon Rebel T1i EOS 500D
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens
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More Information about Fossil Springs from the official park website:
"This 11,550 acre Wilderness boasts what has been described as the most diverse riparian area in Arizona. Over thirty species of trees and shrubs and over a hundred species of birds have been observed in this unique habitat. The stream seems to appear out of nowhere, gushing 20,000 gallons a minute out of a series of springs at the bottom of a 1,600 foot deep canyon. Over the years these calcium laden waters have laid down huge deposits of a material called travertine. That rock-like substance encases whatever happens to fall into the streambed - forming the fossils for which the area is named."

IMPORTANT INFO if you plan on going:
"With the decision to remove the dam at Fossil Springs and allow Fossil Creek to return to its natural state, trail access has been limited starting in 2005 for several years. The trail along FR154 (The Flume Trail, described in this article) which allowed relatively easy access from west of Fossil Springs is temporarily closed while the flume is being removed. See the press release. During this time, the only access will be from southeast of the springs, via Tonto National Forest's Fossil Springs Trail (#18). The challenging trail drops 1,300 feet into the canyon from FR708. A very steep four mile downhill hike is required from the parking lot, making your hike out a steep uphill ascent rated strenuous. Be prepared with at least five quarts of water."

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