EMERGENCY FIRE CLOSURE
COCONINO NATIONAL FOREST
Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 551,and 36 CFR § 261.50(a) and (b), the following acts are prohibited on all National Forest System
lands within the Coconino National Forest, in Coconino County in the state of Arizona. The restricted area is depicted on the
attached map, hereby incorporated into this Order as Exhibit A.
1. Going into or being upon the restricted area; 36 CFR § 261.52(e)
2. Being on the road; 36 CFR § 261.54(e)
3. Being on a trail; 36 CFR § 261.55(a)
Pursuant to 36 CFR § 261.50(e), the following persons are exempt from this closure order:
1. Persons with a Forest Service permit specifically authorizing the prohibited act or omission.
2. Any Federal, State or Local Officer or member of an organized firefighting force in the
performance of an official duty.
3. Resident owners will be allowed to drive to and from their residence.
The order applies to national Forest system lands, roads and trails within the vicinity of the San Francisco Peaks and Mt. Elden / Dry Lake
Hills. The area closure boundary is north of the Sandy Seep Trail from the junction of Highway 89 (Sandy Seep Trailhead) to the junction of
Heart Trail. It continues north of the Heart Trail to the junction of Sunset Trail and on to the junction of Brookbank Trail. It continues north
of Brookbank Trail to the junction of Little Gnarly Trail. It continues to the north and east of Little Gnarly Trail to the junction of Schultz
Loop Trail. It proceeds to the east of Schultz Loop Trail to Sunset Trailhead located on FR 420. From Sunset Trailhead it continues to the
north and northeast of Secret Trail to the junction of FR 6273. It continues to the east of FR 6273 north to the junction of FR522 and
Kachina Trail. It continues along the Kachina Trail to the junction of Weatherford Trail. The area closure boundary continues on
Weatherford Trail (which is part of the closure) to the junction of Humphreys Trail. It continues to the east along Humphreys Trail to the
summit of Humphreys Peak. It continues to the east of Humphreys Peak along the ridgeline to Bear Jaw Canyon where it proceeds north to
the junction of Bear Jaw Trail and the Waterline Road (FR 146). It continues to the east on Waterline Road (part of the closure) to Lockett
Meadow and FR 522. It proceeds along FR 522 to FR 9129D and continues to FR 418. It continues east on FR 418 to FR 419 and proceeds
north of FR 419 to FR 9123C to US Highway 89. The closure continues south on US Highway 89 to the junction with Sandy Seep Trailhead.
In addition, the closure includes Freidlein Prairie Road (FR 522), Schultz Pass Road (FR 420), and Elden Lookout Road (FR 557).
This Order is necessary to protect public health and safety due to ongoing wildfire suppression activities and
rehabilitation efforts on the Schultz Fire.
1. This Order will be in effect July 1, 2010 at 8:00 A.M. and shall remain in effect until July 31, 2010
or until rescinded, which ever occurs first.
2. This Order rescinds, replaces and supersedes any previous Orders prohibiting the same acts
covered by this Order in that area addressed in Exhibit A
Done at Flagstaff, Arizona, this 1st day of July, 2010
M. EARL STEWART
Coconino National Forest
Violations of these regulations is punishable as a Class B misdemeanor, by a fine of not more than $5000 for an individual or $10,000 for an
organization, or imprisonment for not more than six (6) months or both; 16 USC § 551, and 18 USC §§ 3559 and 3571.
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