Springtime at Schultz Tank

Springtime at Schultz Tank, Arizona, Coconino National Forest, Dusk, Flagstaff, HQ Photo
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Following a winter of heavy snows, Schultz Tank was full to the point of overflowing in the spring of 2017. This is a view of the larger, lower tank.


Schultz Tank is a man-made pond nestled between the San Francisco Peaks and Dry Lake Hills at Schultz Pass. Two earthen dams create a pair of reservoirs along the drainage, creating a small upper tank and larger lower tank.


The tank is a haven for wildlife. A few ducks will live on the pond through the summer months. Small birds can usually be seen cavorting over the pond chasing flying insects. On quiet days, elk and deer may appear in the twilight hours. To ensure wildlife have access to water, state law prohibits camping within a quarter mile of a wildlife tank.


Photo by Deborah Lee Soltesz, April 2017. Credit: Coconino National Forest, U.S. Forest Service. Learn more about Schultz Tank on the Coconino National Forest.

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