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PHOENIX (AP) -
Tourists are expected to find exceptional fall foliage in eastern Arizona's White Mountains this fall as leaves on the region's Aspen trees change colors before they drop for the winter.
But the U.S. Forest Service is warning visitors to be exceptionally careful because of after-effects of the Wallow Fire in 2011.
Holes left by burned stumps can trip up hikers and damaged or dying trees can fall or be blown over. The agency says hikers, campers and sightseers should look down and look up while walking through fire-damaged lands.
The Wallow Fire was the largest in Arizona history and burned more 840 square miles in Arizona and New Mexico. Aspen that are common in the region will become more so in coming years as they grow in more burned areas.
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