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Highlands War 2019 will be held at Ashurst Campground

Address: Ashurst Campground, Mormon Lake, AZ 86038

Directions: [Google Maps Link]

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!

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!

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!

Watch out for elk and deer!

Road conditions: TBD.  This is a primitive site, higher clearance vehicles are recommended.

Waste Disposal: During the event there will be privies and a dumpster for bagged trash. Since this is open forest, some people will camp before or after the event and are responsible for their own waste disposal.
No Graywater may be disposed on the ground. There will be grey water storage tanks for grey water disposal. Animal and human waste must be buried.

Fire Restrictions:  The site is on Forest Service land and is subject to applicable fire restrictions current at the time of the event.  Any restirctions will be strictly enforced by event staff for the protection of attendees and the forest.  Restrictions will be announced closer to the event.

What’s Nearby:

For those who prefer to “hotel camp”, the closest hotels are on in Flagstaff on South Woodlands Village Blvd – Courtyard, Sleep Inn, Motel 6, Green Tree Inn, and Days Inn.

The closest emergency veterinarian is Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center of Northern Arizona. Open from Friday at 5 pm to Monday at 8 am without an appointment needed.  (1359 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, 928-779-5522)

The closest hospital and ER is at the Flagstaff Medical Center (1200 N Beaver St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001)

The closest Walmart is open 24 hours. They do not allow overnight camping in the parking lot. (2750 S Woodlands Village Blvd, 928-773-1117)

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