Mingus Summit Rest Area / Picnic Site


This site is located on the side of Hwy 89A, at the top of Mingus Mountain.


Mingus Mountain Brochure (1.86 MB) 

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



  • 6 picnic tables
  • 2 ramada shelters
  • 5 pedestal grills
  • Fire pit
  • Vault toilet
  • No Water
  • Garbage service

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This location reopens Saturday, August 1, 2020. Please see the list of site status effective 8/01/20 for more information: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/prescott/recreation/?cid=fseprd771259
Fees No
Open Season: May 1 - Oct 31 (Remains open later as weather permits, but with no garbage service.)
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Jerome, Cottonwood, Clarkdale and Prescott Valley, Arizona.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


On top of Mingus Mountain, on Hwy 89A between Prescott Valley and Jerome.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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  • Picnic tables and grills are available for public use.
Areas & Activities


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7,200 feet