Mingus Mountain Campground is a medium-sized ponderosa shaded campground located at 7,600 feet in elevation in Central Arizona. The campground has spectacular scenic views of the Verde Valley, Mogollon Rim, and the Sedona Red Rocks.
This campground has 24 campsites divided up between two loops. 19 of the campsites have electric hookups for RVs, however the electricity is not reliable at Mingus Mountain Campground. All of the campsites have a fire ring, picnic table, and access to vault toilets. Drinking water is NOT available at the campground. The nearby town of Jerome offers the closest supplies and services for campers.
Mingus Mountain Campground Features
|Number of Campsites:||24 Campsites|
|Toilets:||Yes – Vault Toilets available|
|RV/Trailer Length:||22-40 feet|
|RV/Trailer Amenities:||Some campsites offer electric hook-ups, however the hookups are not reliable|
|Cell Phone Service:||None|
|Operating Season:||Campground Open May 1st to October 31st|
|Nearest City/Town:||Jerome, Arizona|
|Location:||Yavapai County, Arizona|
|Paved Road Access:||None|
|Proximity to Stores:||8 Miles|
||From Highway 89A:
From Highway 89A between Prescott Valley and Jerome, turn on Forest Road 104 at the Summit Picnic Site. Follow the dirt road approximately 2.5 miles to the 4-way stop. A right turn takes you into Mingus Mountain Campground.
|Web:||Prescott National Forest|
|Reservations:||Not Accepted – First Come, First Served|
When To Go
Fall & Late Spring – Summertime can get into the higher temperatures, but in Fall and Late Spring the weather is great.
Thursday 03/22 20%
High 75° / Low 48°
A mix of clouds and sun during the morning will give way to cloudy skies this afternoon. High near 75F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
Friday 03/23 20%
High 70° / Low 44°
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High near 70F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 03/24 0%
High 67° / Low 38°
Partly cloudy. High 67F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday 03/25 0%
High 63° / Low 36°
Mainly sunny. High 63F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Monday 03/26 20%
High 55° / Low 34°
Mostly sunny early then increasing cloudiness later in the day. High near 55F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 03/27 0%
High 53° / Low 34°
Partly cloudy. High 53F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Be Sure to Bring
What To Do
Hiking & Mountain Biking – There are miles of trails in the area that are great for day hikes and mountain bike rides.
Image Credits: Ken Lund via Flickr