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The Wave from North Coyote Butte, AZ

The Wave is really beautiful place on earth. I'd say it is one of the best place I've ever visited.

Everyday, only 20 people are allowed to enter North Coyote Butte: 10 from online lottery and another 10 from walk-in lottery. We are very lucky that we got the last 4 spots of the 10 walk-in permits. Unfortunately, our group have 6 people, so 2 of us cannot go there.

At first, I thought that this lottery system doesn't make any sense at all. However, after this visit, I'd say this system makes the most sense. The Wave itself is really fragile and cannot handle a lot of tourists. I have a change to talk with BLM officer and know that some people went to The Wave without permit. Please don't do that and respect the permit system. This is the only way to keep this nature wonder to be last long.

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