Highlands War 2019 will be held at Ashurst Campground. This is a primitive site with dirt roads. Higher clearance vehicles are recommended. Watch out for elk and deer while driving to the site. This site has no water or electricity. Bring plenty of water. Bring your own food and the means to store and prepare it. We will not have any food vendors this year.
EVENT DATES & TIMES:
12:00pm Wednesday July 17th through 8:00pm Sunday July 21st, 2019. You are welcome to arrive early or stay late, but are responsible for your own waste disposal outside of official event dates. If you arrive early, you may be asked to relocate if you are blocking planned event spaces.
Address: Ashurst Campground, Mormon Lake, AZ 86038
Directions: Google Maps Link
DIRECTIONS FROM FLAGSTAFF:
Take exit 195 for I-17 southbound. Take the first off-ramp for Sedona 89A/Pulliam Airport exit, and turn left and cross back over the freeway and get back onto I-17 North. The first off ramp is Lake Mary Hwy. Take the Lake Mary Hwy (FH3) about 17 miles (towards Payson). Turn left on Forest Service Rd 82E and go about 1 mile. Look for SCA event signs!
DIRECTIONS FROM PHOENIX:
Take I-17 Northbound. Take exit 339 for Lake Mary Rd toward Mormon Lake and turn Right (heading East). Take the Lake Mary Hwy (FH3) about 17 miles (towards Payson). Turn left on Forest Service Rd 82E and go about 1 mile. Look for SCA event signs!
DIRECTIONS FROM PAYSON:
Take Hwy 87 north for about 35 miles, going through Strawberry and Pine. Turn left onto Lake Mary Rd, go for about 36 miles past Happy Jack and Mormon Lake. Turn left on Forest Service Rd 82E and go about 1 mile. Look for SCA event signs!
During the event there will be privies, a dumpster for bagged trash, and gray water tanks. Since this is open forest, some people will camp before or after the event and are responsible for their own waste disposal. Gray water may NOT be dumped on the ground. Animal and human waste must be buried.
The site is on Forest Service land and is subject to applicable fire restrictions current at the time of the event. Any restrictions will be strictly enforced by event staff for the protection of attendees and the forest. Expected fire restrictions (if any) will be announced closer to the event.
A valid fishing or combination license is required for resident and nonresident anglers 10 years of age or older fishing any public accessible water in Arizona. Youth under the age of 10 and blind residents do not need to purchase a state fishing license to fish in Arizona.
Learn more about the AZ laws regarding fishing.