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.
Friday 07/20 50%
High 90° / Low 71°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High near 90F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Saturday 07/21 50%
High 89° / Low 68°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 89F. NE winds shifting to W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Sunday 07/22 20%
High 93° / Low 69°
Some sun in the morning with increasing clouds during the afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 93F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday 07/23 0%
High 95° / Low 71°
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High near 95F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 07/24 20%
High 98° / Low 72°
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 98F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 07/25 0%
High 100° / Low 71°
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High around 100F. Winds WSW 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