Mingus Mountain

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

Missing Person

UPDATE: Missing 74-year-old Hiker Found Deceased on Mingus Mountain

Photo: Woodchute Trail Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue teams and partners located the body of Donald Hayes, 74 of Prescott Valley, who had been missing on Mingus Mountain since last Friday. Mr. Hayes was found in a rugged area that had been difficult for searchers to reach, but they were able to do

Prescott National Forest

Pile Burning Planned on Mingus Mountain

Fire Managers on the Verde Ranger District plan to take advantage of the moisture received and burn 40 acres of piles on Tuesday, March 8 through Friday, March 11, 2022.  Piles are located on Mingus Mountain, near the junction of Forest Service Road 413 and Forest Service Road 132 near Burnt Tank (T15N, R2E, Sec

Prescott National Forest

Winter Closures on Mingus Mountain

Recreation Officials on the Verde Ranger District will close the following facilities/roads in preparation for the winter season starting on Thursday, December 16, 2021 through May 1, 2022. Forest Road 104 near the junction of Forest Road 413; at the entrance to the Mingus Recreation Area will be closed.  Walk in access to Mingus Lake

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