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.
Monday 12/18 0%
High 58° / Low 32°
Sunny. High 58F. Winds light and variable.
Tuesday 12/19 0%
High 59° / Low 35°
Sunny. High 59F. Winds light and variable.
Wednesday 12/20 0%
High 59° / Low 27°
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 59F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday 12/21 0%
High 42° / Low 21°
Sunny skies. High 42F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Friday 12/22 0%
High 50° / Low 26°
A mainly sunny sky. High around 50F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 12/23 0%
High 51° / Low 21°
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 51F. Winds WNW 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