Map and Directions

Map and Directions 2017-10-08T17:05:40+00:00

Directions to The ACA Mingus Mountain Retreat
GPS:
Mingus Mountain Camp, 8500 W. Forest Service Rd. 104
Prescott Valley, AZ 86315

There are two routes to the camp.  The quickest route is listed below.   The fun route is through the city of Jerome. Basically make your way to Jerome, and then continue up the mountain to the Mingus Mountain Recreation Areas sign on your left.  Consider taking one route to the camp, and the other route home.

Conventional Route From Phoenix:

  • From the Phoenix area, take Interstate 17 North to the Route 69, which is at the Cordes Junction exit.
  • Take Route 69 toward Prescott/Prescott Valley.
  • (If you do not need food or supplies): As you travel Route 69 toward Prescott/Prescott Valley, you will come to Fain Road in Dewey. (At the Fain intersection is a new Maverick service station on the left.)  At the Hwy 69/Fain intersection (lighted), turn right.  Drive 9 miles to the lighted intersection of Hwy 89A and tsignurn North, right.
  • (If you need food or supplies, continue to Prescott Valley on Rt. 69): From Prescott Valley, turn on to Glassford Hill Road. Go 3.5 miles to Hwy 89A. Turn right on to Hwy 89A.  In approx. 4 miles turn left at the lighted intersection of 89A, Robert & Fain Rd.  You will now be on 89A North.
  • Travel approx. 9 miles on 89A, following the MINGUS RECREATION AREAS signs as you travel the last few miles before the summit.  The summit (where you will turn, is located between mile markers 336 and 337).
  • Turn right at the Mingus Summit Picnic Area.  This is a large paved USFS parking/picnic area. You will see 4 20140517_131040-2mailboxes on your right (one for the camp), immediately after turning.
  • Follow the Forest Service dirt road (#104) straight up 2.5 miles to the Mingus Mtn UM Camp.  Signage indicates CAMP MINGUS 2 miles.  DO NOT follow signage to Mingus Springs Camp.
  • Our Camp is on the left side of the road just beyond a small ACA fishing lake.  You will be directed to the second entry road. Follow that road until you see a red ACA sign.  Pull up to the pavilion, check-in, go to your lodge or cabin and unload your luggage, then move your car to the parking lot.  Back your car into the parking space.

 

Alternative Route:  Drive to Jerome and continue up the mountain on highway 89 to the Mingus Summit picnic area entrance on your left.

  • Turn left at the Mingus Summit Picnic Area.  This is a large paved USFS parking/picnic area. You will see 4 mailboxes on your right (one for the camp), immediately after turning.
  • Follow the Forest Service dirt road (#104) straight up 2.5 miles to the Mingus Mtn UM Camp.  Signage indicates CAMP MINGUS 2 miles.  DO NOT follow signage to Mingus Springs Camp.
  • Our Camp is on the left side of the road just beyond a small ACA fishing lake.  You will be directed to the second entry road. Follow that road until you see a red ACA sign.  Pull up to the pavilion, check-in, go to your lodge or cabin and unload your luggage, then move your car to the parking lot.  Back your car into the parking space.

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