Mingus Mountain

Prescribed Burns

Pile Burning Planned on Mingus Mountain – Prescott National Forest

Fire Managers on the Verde Ranger District plan to take advantage of the moisture received and burn 90 acres of piles on Tuesday, February 28, through Friday, March 3, 2023.  Piles are located on Forest Service Road 104 near the Hang Glider Launch site (T15N, R2E, Sec2, 4), and Forest Service Road 106 near the Woodchute

Prescott National Forest

Winter Closures on Mingus Mountain – Prescott National Forest

Recreation Officials on the Verde Ranger District will close the following facilities/roads in preparation for the winter season starting on Friday, December 16, 2022, through May 1, 2023. Forest Road 104 near the junction of Forest Road 413; at the entrance to the Mingus Recreation Area will be closed. If winter weather conditions arrive this

Prescribed Burns

Prescribed Burn Planned on the Verde Ranger District on Mingus Mountain

Fire managers on the Verde Ranger District plan to burn 1275 acres starting on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, pending favorable weather conditions.  The burn is located on Mingus Mountain near Mingus Springs Ranch and Kendall Peak (T15N, R2E, Sec 27).  Ignitions are planned to be completed in one day, however fire personnel will continue to

Proposed Fees

Proposed Changes to Recreation Fees Identified by the Prescott National Forest

Photo:  White Spar Campground The Prescott National Forest is proposing to charge new and increased fees at nine developed recreation sites. Many day-use sites, overnight camping sites, and other recreation sites are managed without user fees currently on the forest. The Prescott National Forest Pass and the full suite of interagency passes will be honored at these new Forest Service day-use