This small wilderness offers relatively easy access and spectacular views of the San Francisco Peaks and panoramic vistas of central Arizona. Created in 1984, the 5,923-acre wilderness ranges in elevation from 5,500 to 7,800 feet. Ponderosa Pine is the dominate overstory species located at the upper elevations which gradually changes to pinon pine and Utah juniper at the lower and relatively drier elevations.
There is 1 maintained trail within this wilderness: #102
Mingus Mountain Brochure (1.86 MB) NOTE-Brochure Correction: Potato Patch Campground is the only recreation site that has water available, the other sites on Mingus Mountain do not have water available at this time.