AZT-Schultz Creek Loop
The AZT-Schultz Creek Loop is a wonderful moderate loop hike in the Dry Lake Hills of Flagstaff. This hike offers a bit of all the highlights in the Flagstaff hiking world, with meadows, forests, mountain views, and water features to see. It’s suitable for families and beginners. This route is best done when the flowers are blooming, which is usually from late spring through mid-summer. Expect moderate traffic.
Join our newsletter
Get a weekly dose of discounts and inspiration for adventure lovers
Route Description for AZT-Schultz Creek Loop
The AZT-Schultz Creek Loop is an important route in the Dry Lake Hills of Flagstaff, a popular region for hiking and mountain biking. This route is a wonderful adventure that’s suitable for all skill levels. You’ll have mountain views, the river to follow, and big meadows. The wildflowers on this trail in the summertime are splendid, and the scenery is especially pleasant and green after it rains.
Expect to see mountain bikers on this route, so remember to share the trail. Navigation on this hike is easy, and you’ll have lots and lots of shade–this makes winter hiking a bit more treacherous, but hot days will find some reprieve.
From the trailhead, take Arizona Trail-Fort Valley as it meanders north and then northeast aloft the ravine. At the top of the loop, take a right and hike south across the road on Rusty Pipe. Continue onto Schultz Creek Trail and follow the creek all the way back to the trailhead.
Getting to the AZT-Schultz Creek Loop Trailhead
The trailhead for the AZT-Schultz Creek Loop is off Schultz Pass Road.
AZT-Schultz Creek Loop Elevation Graph
Weather ForecastCheck Area Weather
AZT-Schultz Creek Loop Reviews
Add a comment
You must be logged in to post a comment.
- Lower Brookbank, Upper Brookbank, Upper Red Onion Loop
- Brookbank to Upper Oldham to Sunset Loop
- Schultz Creek Downhill Trail
- Sparky’s Pond via Lower Brookbank Trail
- Sunset Trail to Brookbank Trail Loop
- Elden Mountain via Upper Oldham Trail
- Weatherford Trail
- Little Bear to Sunset Loop
- Little Elden Trail
- Dry Lake Hills Hike
- Upper Schultz Pass Loop
- Sunset Trail