Mingus Mountain Campground


San Fransisco Peaks as seen from Mingus Campground

***ALERT: Due to a recent electrical issue some campsites in E-Loop do not have electricity.***

  • Sites 2, 17, 18, and 19 have electricity; Fee = $10.00/night
  • Sites 1 and 3-16 do not have electricity; Fee = $6.00/night
  • The $5.00 fee for a second vehicle still applies in sites with or without electricity.

We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have questions please call the Verde Ranger Station at (928) 567-4121.


Site Description: Located in the cool pines atop Mingus Mountain, this campground offers a spectacular view of the Verde Valley, the red rocks of Sedona, the San Fransisco Peaks near Flagstaff, and the Mogollon Rim.

Mingus Mountain Brochure (1.86 MB)


  • 19 trailer/rv electrical hook-ups
  • 11 tent sites
  • Picnic tables and fire rings
  • No drinking water at this time
  • 5 vault toilets
  • Garbage service 

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served
  • $10 for campsite with electricity
  • $6 for tent campsite
  • $5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: May 1 - Oct 31
Usage: Medium-Heavy
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash (6' maximum)
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: Jerome and Prescott Valley, AZ.  Approximately 60 minutes from Prescott or Camp Verde, AZ
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

  • Maximum vehicle length: 22-40 feet


Off of Hwy 89A (between Prescott Valley and Jerome), turn on Forest Road 104 (at the Summit Picnic Site). Follow dirt road approximately 2.5 miles to 4-way stop. A right turn takes you into the campground.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

  • Bear country: Food must be stored securely and campsites kept clean!
  • Each camp site usually accommodates one vehicle towing a camp trailer plus one additional vehicle (there is a charge for additional vehicle). Vehicles must be parked in space provided on site - not along the road.
  • Sites are designed for 5 people; a maximum of 10 is allowed only to accommodate a single large family.

RV Camping

  • Depending on the site, trailers between 22 feet to 40 feet in length can be accommodated, but there is no water and no dump station.