Mingus Mountain Vista

Located in the cool pines atop Mingus Mountain, this picnic area offers a spectacular view of the Verde Valley, the red rocks of Sedona, Humphrey’s Peak in Flagstaff, and the Mogollon Rim.


Mingus Mountain Brochure (1.86 MB) NOTE- Brochure Correction: Mingus Mountain Campground and Picnic Site do not have electricity available at this time. 

Mingus Rim Trails Description and Map (563 KB PDF; 8.5” X 11”)



  • 5 picnic tables
  • 3 grills
  • Drinking water
  • Vault toilet (accessible)
  • Garbage service

At a Glance

Open Season: May 1 - Oct 31
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Jerome, Clarkdale, Cottonwood and Prescott Valley Arizona
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


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 Mingus Mountain Campground. The day-use area is on the left, beyond the first set of tent sites (which are on the right).

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



  • Picnic tables and grills are available for public use.