Past Events

Carlos, MN 56319

June 11, 2016 to June 18, 2016
Hosts

Tom Wiering 320-304-2533 cawbouy1@hotmail.com

Activity Ideas

Vacation area on a "Chain of Lakes" with 55miles of biking and hiking trails. Places to go kayaking or tubing, speedway races on Saturday nights, free park concerts on Thursday nights, winery and distillery tours, Maritime Museum and Runestone Museum of Viking fame. Campfires every night! Come and enjoy the heartland.

Parking Location

3259 Buckskin Rd. NE, Carlos, MN (Tom's 30 acre homesite)

Directions and Other Information

Please RSVP to Tom by phone call or text at 320-304-2533.

GPS Coordinates

N46.077686, W95.3332608 - Click on link to see Google Map

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KANAB, UT

May 3, 2016 to May 14, 2016
Activity Ideas

Zion National Park hikes, Best Friends Sanctuary for homeless animals, biking. Dance Hall Cave, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park.
Amazing Earthfest-7days of free events that include hikes and bike trips, environmental films and lectures. More info on their
website. http://amazingearthfest.com/

Parking Location

Gravel storage area

Directions and Other Information

½ mile south of the intersection of Hwy 9 and Hwy 89 (Mt Carmel Junction) gravel storage area is on right. Hwy 9 is the east entrance to Zion National Park.

GPS Coordinates

N37.217633, W112.683262 - Click on link to see Google Map

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PAGE, AZ

April 26, 2016 to May 3, 2016
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, Antelope Canyon (reservations), Glen Canyon Dam, John Wesley Powell Museum.

Parking Location

Lone Rock

Directions and Other Information

From Page go approx. 8+ miles NW on Hwy 89. Turn right on Lone Rock Rd. and go to beach area parking. W/dump.

GPS Coordinates

N37.015964, W111.540393 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Telluride, CO

August 16, 2016 to August 19, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Parking Location

Lizard Head Pass Dispersed Campground, Telluride, CO

Directions and Other Information

East side of Lizard Pass, 10 miles south of the town of Telluride on CO-145.

GPS Coordinates

N37.81150, W107.90572 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Pagosa Springs, CO NEW LOCATION

August 30, 2016 to September 6, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Hot Springs, fishing, hiking, kayaking.

Parking Location

Road 629 off Piedra Blvd. outside of Pagosa Springs. It is a grass field on Dept of forestry land.

Directions and Other Information

New location is road 629 off Piedra Blvd. outside of Pagosa Springs. It is a grass field on Dept of forestry land. GPS: N37.328632, W107.141454. Call Mary Bierbaum for further info. at 720-425-0417.

GPS Coordinates

N37.328632, W107.141454 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Durango, CO

August 24, 2016 to August 30, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Historic mining town, narrow gauge train ride to Silverton-very scenic.

Parking Location

La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main St., Durango, CO.

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N37.291024, W107.874058 - Click on link to see Google Map


Mancos, CO

August 19, 2016 to August 24, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Mesa Verde

Parking Location

Target Tree Campground, 1551 US160, Hesperus, CO 81326 970-247-4874/970-882-7296/970-882-6880

Directions and Other Information

8 miles east of Mancos on US160. $8.50 per day with senior pass.

GPS Coordinates

N37.339969, W108.189566 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Montrose, CO

August 14, 2016 to August 16, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 801 S. Hillcrest Dr., Montrose, CO

Directions and Other Information

Parking $5 a night

GPS Coordinates

N38.47964, W107.85778 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Blue Mesa, CO

August 7, 2016 to August 14, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Visit Blac Canyon of the Gunnison Nat. Park.

Parking Location

Elk Creek Campground on the Curecanti National Recreation Area.

Directions and Other Information

16 miles west of Gunnison on US-50. Dump and water at campground.

GPS Coordinates

N38.46840, W107.17233 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Leadville, CO

July 19, 2016 to July 26, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Fishing, hiking, kayaking, very historic town to explore, many museums and period homes, Tabor Opera House, mine tours, exceptional pizza parlor.

Parking Location

Forestry campground

Directions and Other Information

Hwy I-70 to State Highway91 south. SH91 becomes US 24. Go thru town to County Road 4 (McWethy Dr.) and turn right. About 5 miles where road forks at Sugar Loafin RV and golf course. Take dirt road (Rd48) in the center of the fork. The campground approx. ¼ mile on left. Free. Water and dump available on corner of CO-91 and SR-300 for $5.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The group going to Leadville, Co July 19-26 will fill the currently listed parking location, so if you are planning to join them there and have not already informed Mary Bierbaum, please call her at 720-425-0417. You will need to be prepared to locate additional parking locations such as some areas further down the road or in Turquoise Lake camping areas. If you have committed to being there and cannot make it, please call Mary so that space will be available to others.

GPS Coordinates

N39.247758, W106.358992 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Stillwater Pass, CO LOCATION CHANGE

July 12, 2016 to July 19, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum 720 425-0417 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Back side of Rocky Mtn. Nat. Park. Hot Sulphur Springs, visit Granby or Grand Lake. Fishing on Colorado River, hiking and kayaking.

Parking Location

Williams Fork Reservoir

Directions and Other Information

Directions from Granby, CO on CO-40: just west on Granby take Hwy. 34 north approx. 15 miles to County Rd. 4 (on left). Travel 4 1/2 miles to a big open field. Look for WIN signs.

GPS Coordinates

N 40.22732, W105.91049 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Walden, CO

July 6, 2016 to July 12, 2016
Hosts

Garth Bacon 408-207-2492 gartgbacon@aol.com.

Activity Ideas

Museum, hiking, fishing, kayaking, day trips.

Parking Location

Cowdrey Lake, north of Walden, CO on Hwy 125.

Directions and Other Information

Approx. 7 miles after crossing the bridge just north of downtown Walden. Turn left. This is before mile marker 61 on County road 39. Watch for WIN signs. Free. If you arrive at the community of Cowdrey you have missed the turn.

GPS Coordinates

N40.839033, W106.312338 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Cheyenne, WY

June 29, 2016 to July 6, 2016
Hosts

Mary Lou Jorns 406-431-6306

Activity Ideas

Fourth of July activities in town.

Parking Location

VFW 2816 7th St., Cheyenne, WY

Directions and Other Information

Take College off I-80 (exit 364). Go north on WY-212 to the first stop light and left on 12th St. (it turns into Nationway). Take 7th st.-lodge on left.

GPS Coordinates

N41.131833, W104.782383 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Longmont, CO

June 20, 2016 to June 29, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum 720 425-0417 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com/ (co-host)Phil Cafferty-720-425-0417/515-290-0723.

Activity Ideas

Day trip to Boulder, Rocky Mtn. Nat. Park, Estes Park. Micro breweries, Budwiser brewery. Celestial Seasonings tour. Leaning Tree Western Art Museum. Lots to do.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 2210 Pratt St., Longmont, CO

Directions and Other Information

$5 a day.

GPS Coordinates

N40.197617, W105.106948 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Denver Area

June 13, 2016 to June 20, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum 720 425-0417 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Red Rock Amphitheater, Georgetown railroad, too many activities to list

Parking Location

Bear Creek Lake Park Campground, 15600 Morrison West Morrison Rd, Lakewood, Colorado 80226.5696 ft elevation. Please make your own reservations early for June 13-17. 303-697-6159.

Directions and Other Information

From CO-470 use the Hwy 8 (Morison Rd.) exit for the main entrance. The after hours only entrance is off the W. Hampden Ave exit to the south. 47 electric only sites, grill tables, water, toilets, showers, dump, firewood, pet friendly extra rules, playground, beach, trail hike, boat launch.

GPS Coordinates

N39.64254, W105.15899 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Fountain, CO

June 8, 2016 to June 13, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Garden of the Gods, the Royal Gorge,Airforce Academy, mining towns of Cripple Creek and Victor, Pike’s Peak Cog Railroad, Manitou Springs.

Parking Location

American Legion, 6685 SouthMoor Dr., Fountain, CO 80817 Gravel Parking lot. 5690 ft. elevation.

Directions and Other Information

From Colorado Springs travel south on I-25 approx 4.8 miles to Exit 135 (Academy Blvd.-also Ft. Carson exit). At bottom of exit turn left onto Academy Blvd., then travel approx. 0.9 miles to CO-85 (Fountain)-turn right. Continue on CO-85 south for approx. 1.4 miles to Main St. (1st red light. 580 feet further turn right onto Southmoor Dr. As you turn right, on your immediate left is Albertaco’s Mexican Food. Follow Southmoor Dr. 1.1 miles to American Legion-on left. Boondocking $$ night.

GPS Coordinates

N38.734725, W104.732451 - Click on link to see Google Map


Waldport, OR

September 17, 2016 to September 22, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

The Aquarium in Newport. Visit WSU Hatfield Marine Science Center, Yaquina Bay Lighthouse. Beautiful coast. Kayak Beaver Creek Wetland area, Rogue Brewery tour. Crusin’ for Crabs festival-Moose Lodge hosting a Crab feed on Sept 24th for $12. Chinook salmon run happening on the Alsea.

Parking Location

Large meadow on the Alsea River

Directions and Other Information

Head south on US101 from Tillamook. Go east on OR 34 for 7 miles. Turn right on Canal Creek Road. About 300 feet on the left you will see a dirt turn off into the field. DO NOT MISS THIS TURN into the field as you will have to drive 5 miles down the road to turn around.

GPS Coordinates

N44.404936, W123.944733 - Click on link to see Google Map


Tillamook, OR

September 11, 2016 to September 17, 2016
Hosts

Joanne Jones 248-765-1411 jonesgypsyjo@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Tillamook Cheese Factory, Blue Heron Cheese Factory, train ride to Bay City, scenic tour of lighthouses, Air Museum, kayak Nestucca River, farmers market in town, dancing and food at local bars, textile museum, Munsen Creek Water Falls, Forest Vendor, Ulalele lessons

Parking Location

Elks RV Park, 9105 Hwy. 101, Tillamook, OR

Directions and Other Information

$10 dry, $25 full H/U. $10 dump. Showers and bathrooms available. Useable rec hall.

GPS Coordinates

N45.39034, W123.80297 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Menlo, WA

September 6, 2016 to September 11, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Carriage Museum, pacific Heritage Museum, long Beach Peninsula, hiking, close to South Beach and the ocean.

Parking Location

Pacific County Fairgrounds, 5 Lane Rd., Menlo, WA 360-942-3713

Directions and Other Information

6 miles east of Raymond, WA on State Route 6 in Menlo. $10 boon docking.
Dumps in area $5.

GPS Coordinates

N46.62285, W123.64864 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Ocean Shores, WA

August 29, 2016 to September 6, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Rent scooters in town and ride on beach, wonderful walking paths and beaches, sunset supper and breakfast specials in Casino dining room, often music in Casino bar, dances and meals at local Elks in town (check schedule upon arrival)

Parking Location

Quinault Casino on SR-115.

Directions and Other Information

Go south on I-5 to Aberdeen, then right onto WA-109 for 18 miles. Then turn left onto SR-115. Casino entrance on right approx. 1 mile. When you reach Casino, go to very back of parking lot to left side-there is an entrance to the RV area. Last year’s price was free during week and $10 on weekends. Check in at Casino office.

GPS Coordinates

N47.040097, W124.170478 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Forks, WA

August 23, 2016 to August 29, 2016
Hosts

Lyn Alweis 303-809-0324 lyninden@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Take a day trip to Cape Flattery, the most northwestern point in the contiguous US, or the Hoh Rain Forest. Beaches near La Push great for walking.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Rd., Forks, WA

Directions and Other Information

From the north on Hwy 101, turn left on Calawah Blvd. Turn left on Merchant Rd. Boondock in large grassy field nest to Lodge. $10 dry camp, $20 with hookups. Water and dump available at lodge.

GPS Coordinates

N47.9617306, W124.3727972 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Sequim, WA

August 15, 2016 to August 23, 2016
Hosts

Bill Frank 707-529-7870 bfrank-ret@comcast.net

Activity Ideas

Explore Olympic Nat. Park, visit Lavender Gardens, Port Angeles, Salt Creek Rec. Area, tidal pools and Strait of Juan de Fuca. Take a day trip on ferry to Victoria, BC. Dancing Sunday the 21stat Grange.

Parking Location

Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Rd., Sequim, WA

Directions and Other Information

From Hwy 101 west of Sequim, turn right on Carlsborg Rd. Proceed north approx. 1 ¾ miles, turn right on Old Olympic Hwy. Approx. ¼ mile highway turns left. Proceed ¼ mile then turn on Macleay Rd. Sequim Prairie Grange is approx. ¼ mile on right. $5 per night dry camp.

GPS Coordinates

N48.108944, W123.1736194 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Randle, WA

July 30, 2016 to August 8, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Visit Mt. Rainer, Mt. St. Helen, fishing, hiking, biking, golf and horseback riding.

Parking Location

Cascade Peaks RV, 11519 U.S.-12, Randle, WA.

Directions and Other Information

This is a Coast to Coast park, but membership is waived for this stay. $12 a day boondocking. 2 outdoor pools, horseshoe pits, laundry, showers, water, dump and trash available.

GPS Coordinates

N46.536110, W121.776940 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Gig Harbor, WA

August 8, 2016 to August 15, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Parking Location

Mel Wick’s private property, 5402 18th St. NW, Gig Harbor, OR 253-530-6815

Directions and Other Information

Call ahead for directions and gate code.

GPS Coordinates

N47.273704, W122.611489 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Mineral, WA

July 25, 2016 to July 30, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Visit Mt. Rainier, Clear Lake, Gifford National Forest. Fishing, hiking, kayaking.

Parking Location

Lion’s Den Campground, 113 Front St., Mineral WA

Directions and Other Information

From I-5 take exit 68 (OR-12) approx. 31 miles to Morton. Turn left on OR-7 (Morton Rd.). Proceed north to Mineral Rd. on right approx. 11 ½ miles. At Front St. E turn right approx. 1½ miles. Lion’s Den Campground will be on the left. $50.00 for 4 days WIN rate.

GPS Coordinates

N46.7170667, W122.1779389 - Click on link to see Google Map


Boring, OR

July 9, 2016 to July 25, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Visit Portland or Museum of Science and Industry. Microbrew area, International Rose Test Garden, Portland Japanese Gardens, Oregon Zoo.

Parking Location

30425 SE Haley Rd, Boring OR 97009 503-663-6123

Directions and Other Information

From Government Camp, take OR 26 west to Sandy, OR. Continue on OR 26 approx. 4 miles west of Sandy. At the Caution light at the intersection of OR 26 and Haley Rd., turn right. Travel ½ mile to a gravel driveway and turn left thru Blueberry Field.

GPS Coordinates

N45.447362, W122.350052 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Government Camp, OR

June 30, 2016 to July 9, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Parking Location

Mt Hood Snow Bunny Sno-Park

Directions and Other Information

From Bend go north on US 97 toward Madras. Continue thru Madras and keep to the left at the junction of US 97 and OR 26 on the north end of town. Go approx. 60 miles on OR 26 to the Sno-Park on the right (approx. ½ mile past the junction of SR 35.

GPS Coordinates

N45.287354, W121.728446 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Bend, OR area LOCATION CHANGE

June 23, 2016 to June 30, 2016
Hosts

Diana Tolerico (602)206-2441 dianatolerico@yahoo.com

Activity Ideas

Hiking, Kayaking, mountain road trips, ATV activity, golf, concerts, theatre, farmers market , artsy restaurants, dancing, white water rafting and area fishing. Bazaars and bakeries. Beautiful area to explore.

Parking Location

Kapka Butte Snow Park, Bend, OR

Directions and Other Information

Camp at Wanoga Snow Park/Mt. Bachelor. From Hwy 97 in Bend take exit #138. Travel west all the way following signs towards Mt Bachelor. Road starts out at Colorado Ave, then becomes Century Dr at the 2nd roundabout and finally Cascade Lake Hwy (46). It is 13 miles from Hwy 97 to Wanoga after the 3rd roundabout. Access to Wanoga SnoPark is identified with a roadside sign at the entrance. No fees/no services/no fires/paved parking. Bring Golden Age pass. Elev 5500 ft. Cool days/cooler nights. Get water, dump, propane, fuel at Gordy’s Truck Plaza on Hwy 97 north of La Pine just north of railroad track crossing. Observe posted speed in central Oregon.
ADDITIONAL DIRECTIONS: Starting from the Wanoga Snow Park our original circuit stop on highway 372,
the Cascades Lake National Scenic Byway.
Go towards Mount Bachelor for about 4 miles.
Turn left on Sun River - Lapine exit.
Turn left on Kapa Butte Snow Park.

GPS Coordinates

N 43.97920, W 121.61159 - Click on link to see Google Map

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La Pine, OR

June 19, 2016 to June 23, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Hiking, Biking Kayaking, lava bed, wild life museum.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 52510 Drafter Rd., La Pine, OR.

Directions and Other Information

Go north on 97 to LaPine turn right just past Gordys Truck Stop. At the Moose E/W 30amp $10/night, some boondocking available, alternate parking across the street at Gordys Truck Stop.

GPS Coordinates

N43.707660, W121.471960 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Chiloquin, OR

June 16, 2016 to June 19, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Hiking, driving around Crater Lake or take a boat ride. Experience a ride on the TTRM miniature train or a trip to the fish hatchery.

Parking Location

Kla-MO-YA Casino.

Directions and Other Information

Go north on US 97 approx. 91 miles. Casino is at Junction of US-90 and OR-62. Park at bottom of parking lot. Free.

GPS Coordinates

N42.535438, W121.885146 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Weed, CA

June 11, 2016 to June 16, 2016
Hosts

Cheryl Davis (714)269-0344 prairiegal425@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Kayaking, hiking, 10 miles to town, living memorial sculpture garden.

Parking Location

Lake Shastina Public Campground, off Dwinnell Way.

Directions and Other Information

From US 97 turn left onto CR-A29 (Big Springs Rd., signed Shastina Lake. Go 1.6 miles, turn left onto Jackson Ranch Rd. (sign says Public Access). Go 1 mile ( slowly) to Dwinnell Way-turn right. Go west to end of campground entrance. Large RVs follow paved road to open area on lakeshore. Free, 14 day limit Apr 1-Oct 1, Tables, grills pit toilets, any size RV. Paved access roads, interior gravel roads, police patrolled. Water available

GPS Coordinates

N41.5045528, W122.3908917 - Click on link to see Google Map

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PREWITT, NM (between Gallup and Grants)

July 25, 2017 to August 4, 2017
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, hiking, trip to Gallup for museums and Indian Art/Jewelry/History. Railroad historical town.

Parking Location

Bluewater Lake State Park, 30 Bluewater State Park Road, Prewitt, NM 505-876-2391

Directions and Other Information

Go south on I-25 to I-40 west. After about 35 miles veer right onto Hwy 47 to I-2. Head north to Hwy 6. At I-40 go west. Prewitt is approx. 25 miles past Grants. Watch for brown sign announcing state park. Exit 63. Approx. 7 miles into park. FROM HERE ON THIS BECOMES A SUNDOWNER. Still lots to see in New Mexico and enjoy your annual camping pass. Or head north to Colorado or west to Arizona….

GPS Coordinates

N35.283749, W108.083578 - Click on link to see Google Map


RATON, NM

July 5, 2017 to July 11, 2017
Activity Ideas

Capulin Volcano NM, Raton Museum, NRA Whittington Visitor Center, Folsom Point (caveman cave), town of Trinidad.

Parking Location

Lake Alice CG at Sugarite Canyon SP, NM.211 Hwy 586, Raton, NM Phone: 575-445-5607

Directions and Other Information

From Eagle Next take Hwy 64 NE to US 25 N. Exit 452 onto Hwy 72 E. Approx. 3.8 miles to Hwy 562 N. Watch for signs to Sugarite Canyon SP. Lake Alice CG is past the lake.

GPS Coordinates

N36.959211, W104.386303 - Click on link to see Google Map

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CHAMA, NM

June 15, 2016 to June 20, 2016
Hosts

Mark Cotter (818) 468-3968 msctrader@gmail.com / Christie Young (817) 975-7820 cyoungenterprizes@hotmail.com

Activity Ideas

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Dulche town, Three Ravins Restaurant, Encinata.

Parking Location

Blanco CG for electric, or Ponderosa for dry camp at Heron Lake SP, NM. 575-588-7470. Reservation phone number for ALL NM parks: 877-664-7787.

Directions and Other Information

Take Hwy 539 S to Hwy 64 E to Chama. Continue on Hwy 64 toward Brazos, past Brazos turn W on Hwy 95 to Heron Lake SP. Cross the Dam to parking on the right. The entrance to all campgrounds will be located between mile marker 6 and mile marker 11 on State Road 95. Visitor center is located a ½ mile past mile marker 6.

GPS Coordinates

N36.666781, W106.707704 - Click on link to see Google Map

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ARCHULETA, NM

June 11, 2017 to June 15, 2017
Activity Ideas

Aztec ruins, Salmon ruins, Farmington, Four Corners (70 mi.), Chaco Canyon.

Parking Location

Cottonwood Campground, Navajo Lake SP; 1448 NM511, Navajo Dam, NM. 505-632-2278.

Directions and Other Information

From Prewitt take US40 W to Hwy 371 N toward Farmington, NM. Take East Hwy 64, approx. 25 miles to Hwy 511 N to Navaho Lake SP. Cross the dam, approx. ½ mile to CG.
Full hook up, or Sims loop mix of dry and hookup.

GPS Coordinates

N36.810762146138, W107.677173614502 - Click on link to see Google Map


DATIL, NM

May 23, 2017 to May 26, 2017
Activity Ideas

National Radio astronomy observatory. Pie Town, Top of The World, Coronado Lake, Eagle Guest Restaurant.

Parking Location

Datil Well National Recreation area BLM west of town.

Directions and Other Information

Head north from Manzano Mountain SP to Hwy 55 south. At Mountainair, head west on Hwy 60 to I-25 south toward Socorro. Exit 150 to business 25/Hwy 60. Take Hwy 60, which turns west off Business 25 to Datil.

GPS Coordinates

N34.154322, W107.853027 - Click on link to see Google Map

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PREWITT, NM (between Gallup and Grants)

June 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Activity Ideas

Railroad historical town,Malpais arch, visitor center, El Moro Theater, Navajo Code Talker Museum, Gallup Cultural Center, The Shalimer Lounge and Dance Hall, Live Band on the 4th.

Parking Location

Bluewater Lake State Park, 30 Bluewater State Park Road, Prewitt, NM 505-876-2391

Directions and Other Information

Go south on NM 542 to Hwy 60 west. After about 35 miles veer right onto NM 47 to I-25 . Head north to NM 6. At I-40 go west past Grants to Exit 63.. EXIT INTERSTATE 40 AT EXIT 63 (PREWITT) ONTO HWY 412. GO SOUTH 7 MILES ON HWY 412 ENDS AT THE PARK ENTRANCE.

GPS Coordinates

N35.300659, W108.107653 - Click on link to see Google Map

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CANCELLED Mountainaire, NM

May 20, 2016 to May 23, 2016
Activity Ideas

Birding, hiking, biking. Visit some picturesque towns nearby, Pueblo Missions National Monument.

Parking Location

Main CG at Manzano Mountain State Park, MM 3, Hwy 131, Mountainair, NM. 505-847-2820

Directions and Other Information

Head south from Santa Rosa Lake SP to I-40 heading west toward Moriarty. Take Hwy 41 south to Estancia; turn west on Hwy 55 to Manzano. Continue south on 55 approximately ¼ to ½ mile. Follow signs to Manzano Mountain SP.

GPS Coordinates

N34.603504, W106.361007 - Click on link to see Google Map

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ABIQUIU, NM

June 20, 2017 to June 27, 2017
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, hiking, St. Thomas Adobe Church, Ghost Ranch, fishing, Georgia O’Keefe Museum, Chimney Rock

Parking Location

Abiquiu Lake (Army Corps of Eng. Park)

Directions and Other Information

From Heron Lake go north on NM 95 to NM 84. Go south approx 25 miles to NM 96- turn right. Turn left onto NM 96 approx. 2 miles. Rianna Campground. 52 sites, 13 with electric. Dry camping $12, Elec. $18 (1/2 price with senior pass.) Flush toilets, showers, water and dump station.

GPS Coordinates

N36.23333, W106.43333 - Click on link to see Google Map

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MESCALERO, NM

April 17, 2017 to April 25, 2017
Activity Ideas

Hubbard Museum of the American West (aka Museum of the Horse), drive to Lincoln, area of the Lincoln County Wars, nice museums there.

Parking Location

Follow directions below

Directions and Other Information

Go west on Hwy 380 to Hwy 70 and continue west. From Hwy 70, turn on Indian Service Road I-SR 4, (it is the road to Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino) turn left into vacant parking lot east of Mescalero Big Game. Free.
The GPS coordinates are to Indian Service Road 4, follow directions from there.

GPS Coordinates

N33.272811, W105.697640 - Click on link to see Google Map

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HOBBS, NM

April 9, 2016 to April 12, 2016
Activity Ideas

Center for the arts, Western Heritage Museum.

Parking Location

Harry McAdams Park (575-397-9291

Directions and Other Information

Head north on NM-25 to Artisia, then head east on NM-82 to Hobbs. Head north on NM 18. Park has 15 RV spaces with hookups. 14 day limit. $18 per night-no senior pass, no reservations.

GPS Coordinates

N32.771776, W103.205399 - Click on link to see Google Map

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FLAGSTAFF, AZ

April 20, 2016 to April 26, 2016
Activity Ideas

The Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, Northern Arizona Museum, Wupatki National Monument, Walnut Canyon National Monument.

Parking Location

Boondocking area

Directions and Other Information

From Flagstaff go north on AZ 89 approx 7+ miles. Turn right on FS 776. Go approx 1+ mile to large parking area on right.

GPS Coordinates

N35.328572, W111.52547 - Click on link to see Google Map

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COTTONWOOD, AZ

April 13, 2016 to April 20, 2016
Activity Ideas

Sedona, Jerome, Clarkdale, Montezuma’s Castle

Parking Location

USFS area south of Cottonwood

Directions and Other Information

From Payson, when Hwy 260 intersects with I-17 continue north on Hwy 260 approx 7 ½ miles to E Thousand Trails Rd on right. Continue on E Thousand Trails Rd approx ¼ mile to USFS land on left.

GPS Coordinates

N34.663848, W111.962151 - Click on link to see Google Map

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PAYSON, AZ

April 8, 2016 to April 13, 2016
Activity Ideas

Hiking, fishing, Elks activities, biking and boating at lake. Take a day trip along top edge of Mogollon Rim on Control Road 64 and travel east to Tonto Village and then back to Payson.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 1206 N Beeline Hwy

Directions and Other Information

From Roosevelt Lake take Hwy 188 and Beeline Hwy north into Payson. Stay on Beeline Hwy and at north end of town turn left on W Airport Rd. Elks Lodge on left.

GPS Coordinates

N34.256705, W111.324395 - Click on link to see Google Map

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GLOBE, AZ

March 24, 2016 to April 8, 2016
Activity Ideas

Tonto National Monument (reservations for upper cliff dwelling), Tortilla Flats, kayaking, hiking, fishing, wildflowers and blooming cactus.

Parking Location

Roosevelt Lake, Windy Hill Campground

Directions and Other Information

From Globe go north on Hwy 188 approx. 25 miles to MM-240. Turn right into Windy Hill Recreation Site. Turn left on Mule Deer, then left on Jackrabbit. Park near top of the loop.

Update for Roosevelt Lake. The current fee is $8.00/day, no golden age or golden access accepted, Leftover hang tags for camping are good until 6/30/2016. This is the current status quoted as of 2/24/2016. The forest seems to be in transition and is subject to change. Call Lake Roosevelt Visitors Center at 928-467-3200 to verify update.

Tonto National Forest Service has turned over campgrounds to Concessionaires and fees are now $8 a night (RV or RV+tow). There is no senior discount. Concessionaires are putting in fee machines at every campground. No fee machines available at Windy Hill Campground, Purchase a Daily Use Pass ($8) at Lake Roosevelt Visitor Center or at Lake House Grill (Hwy 188, MM 234). When you turn in to Lake House Grill, stay to right of building then left directly behind building to RV parking on the north side.
An additional Tonto Pass is required to park a tow-vehicle lakeside and is available online or at Lake Roosevelt Visitors Center.

GPS Coordinates

N33.652749, W111.093879 - Click on link to see Google Map

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SAFFORD, AZ

March 22, 2016 to March 24, 2016
Activity Ideas

Black Hills National Back Country Byway to Gila Box area and Morenci, Discovery Park, check to see if snow is off the road up to Mt. Graham, hot springs a few miles south of campsite.

Parking Location

BLM land

Directions and Other Information

From Safford take Hwy 70 east approx. 2-3 miles. Turn right on Haekel Road for approx. 1 mile. BLM parking on right.

GPS Coordinates

N32.79391, W109.59319 - Click on link to see Google Map

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WILCOX, AZ

March 16, 2017 to March 20, 2017
Activity Ideas

Hike trails at the beautiful Chiricahua National Monument, hike in to Fort Bowie (1862-1894), hike canyon at Cochise Stronghold, Rex Allen Museum.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 247 E Stewart St.

Directions and Other Information

East on I-10 to Exit 336 (1-10 BUS E / S Haskell Ave). Continue approx 4 ½ miles and turn right onto E Maley St. Left onto N Railroad Ave. Right onto E Stewart St. Lodge on left.

GPS Coordinates

N32.251927, W109.827735 - Click on link to see Google Map

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SIERRA VISTA, AZ

March 10, 2016 to March 16, 2016
Coordinators

Bill Frank (707)529-7870

Activity Ideas

Coronado National Monument, Bisbee Queen Mine tour, Tombstone, Karchner Caverns (reservations), Fort Huachuca (1913-present) museums.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 1 Elk Lane

Directions and Other Information

Directions & Other Information: Hwy 82 east. Turn right onto Hwy 90 (RV park on SW corner has a dump). Continue south approx 10 miles (propane available along this stretch on right). When AZ-90 turns to the left at a light, go straight. You will now be on Buffalo Soldier Trail. Turn left on Wilcox Drive. Lodge is on the right. Enter on east side of Lodge. 14 sites have W&E.

GPS Coordinates

N31.551397, W110.303074 - Click on link to see Google Map

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SONOITA, AZ

March 6, 2016 to March 10, 2016
Activity Ideas

Visit local wineries, kayak and picnic at Parker Canyon Lake on Mexican border, explore Empire Ranch which started in 1876 and where 30+ western movies were made, including “3:10 to Yuma”.

Parking Location

Las Cienegas Resource Conservation Area

Directions and Other Information

Take Hwy 82 approximately 4 miles east of Sonoita. Watch carefully for dirt road on left. After you enter this road there will be a sign for Las Cienegas Resource Conservation Area. Park about 1/4 mile down this dirt road on left. There are two parking areas and the first parking area is the largest.

GPS Coordinates

N31.705650, W110.590752 - Click on link to see Google Map

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PATAGONIA, AZ Gathering Extended

March 1, 2016 to March 10, 2016
Coordinators

Carolyn Baird. (208) 733-2058

Activity Ideas

Kayaking and birding at state park, Mrs. Patton’s hummingbird garden, eat at Velvet Elvis, cute specialty shops to explore.

Parking Location

Downtown Patagonia park (west side of park bathrooms)

Directions and Other Information

Going east on Hwy 82 from Nogales as you first enter Patagonia, McKeown Avenue splits off to the right. Veer right onto McKeown Ave. Go approx. 1 block and park on left beside the curb before getting to the park bathrooms.

GPS Coordinates

N31.538455, W110.756700 - Click on link to see Google Map

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