Western Winter Circuit 2016-17

Wilcox, AZ

February 23, 2017 to March 8, 2017
Hosts

Patricia Kerns 432-294-0340 patricia@twistedroad.com

Activity Ideas

Visit Cochise Stronghold, Chiricahhua National Monument, Fort Bowie, Rex Allen Museum, Elks activities.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 247 Stewart St., Wilcox, AZ 520-384- 2131

Directions and Other Information

Take I-10 east to exit 336 in Wilcox. Travel 4 ½ mines and turn right onto Maley St. Make a left onto N. Railroad Ave. and a right onto Stewart. Lodge on left. $10 full hookups, $7.50 boondock.

GPS Coordinates

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

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Safford, AZ

March 8, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Activity Ideas

Hot springs nearby, Discovery Park, Mt Graham (if snow is off road), Morenci mines.

Parking Location

BLM land.

Directions and Other Information

Go east on I-10 to US 191 and then north to Safford. At the “T” intersection in Safford turn right on US 191 for 6+ mi. to Haekel road just past historic site. Go about 1 mi. on Haekel rd to parking on right.

GPS Coordinates

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


Roosevelt, AZ

March 15, 2017 to March 28, 2017
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, wildflowers and blooming cactus, Tonto National Monument (reservations are needed for upper cliff dwelling tours),Tortilla Flats,
Friday fish dinners at café in Roosevelt.

Parking Location

Bermuda Flat or Windy Hill Campground.

Directions and Other Information

From I-70 in Safford, travel west thru Globe. Take AZ-188 northwest to Roosevelt Lake. For tow vehicles going to lakeside parking areas you need a special pass available on line or at visitors center. Windy Hill on right (look for signs). Bermuda Flat is further north across bridge and right on beach. There should be pass machines installed by now. $6 with senior pass. Call Tonto National Forest to confirm. 602-225- 5200. Also as a note the gathering should be at one location or the other, preferably Windy Hill. s.

GPS: Windy Hill: N33.652749, W111.093879 // Bermuda Flat: N33.743383, W111.221852

GPS Coordinates

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

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Payson, AZ

March 28, 2017 to April 8, 2017
Hosts

Luanne Frost (928)205-0006 frostbites57@hotmail.com COHOSTS: Dave Bloom (805) 708-4870 & Bobbi Knorr

Activity Ideas

Mogollon Rim, hiking, fishing, biking, boating at lake, Elks activities. Additions on what to do while in Payson. Hiking is great at the Tonto National Park, North of Payson. Bring your camera - it is awesome. Be sure to visit the Zane Grey Cabin and Museum. Very interesting work in progress.
Arrangements have been made for the WiN group to dance at the Jam at Buffalo Grill, 311 S. Beeline Hwy, (aka SR 87) on Sunday, April 2nd. The JAM doesn’t start technically until 5pm for outside musicians, but WiN should arrive between 3:30 and 4pm to get seats and enjoy a local band, Junction 87.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 1206 Beeline Hwy., Payson, AZ 928-474- 2572

Directions and Other Information

Head north on AZ 188 to join AZ 87. North on AZ 87 to/Airport roundabout. Go left to Elks on corner.

GPS Coordinates

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

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Cottonwood, AZ

April 8, 2017 to April 18, 2017
Activity Ideas

Visit Sedona, Jerome, Clarkdale, Montezuma’s Castle.

Parking Location

BLM area south of Cottonwood.

Directions and Other Information

Head NW on AZ 260 to Camp Verde. Continue on over freeway for 7 ½ mi. to Thousand Trails rd. Go right and then first left for ¼ mi. to camp area on left. Free.

GPS Coordinates

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

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Prescott Valley, AZ

April 18, 2017 to April 24, 2017
Activity Ideas

Activity Ideas: Get any RV service needed or parts at 10% discount. Kayaking at Lynx Lake or Watson Lake, see Thumb Butte, Prescott historic town square and old bars and buildings. Seminar on RV maintainance or financing.

Parking Location

Little Dealer Little Prices RV, 2757 N. Truwood Dr.

Directions and Other Information

Take AZ 260 back to I-17. Go south on I-17 to AZ 169 Take AZ-87 northwest (toward Dewey). At Dewey take AZ-69 into Prescott Valley. Turn left onto Truwood Dr. Water and dump available. Free parking, meeting room available. No hookups.

GPS Coordinates

N34.582558, W112.310615 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Tusayan, AZ

April 24, 2017 to May 3, 2017
Activity Ideas

Grand Canyon, I-Max theatre, hiking, biking.

Parking Location

BLM land just south of Tusayan.

Directions and Other Information

Take Highways 69 and 169 back to I-17. Take I-17 north to I-40, then west to Williams. Go north on AZ 64 (exit 165) to between mile markers 232 and 233. Drive east on FR-688 to area (.3 miles or 1.0 miles, depending on the number of rigs). Dump and water available in Grand Canyon Campground. Free.
Alternate route: Take highway 89 north to I-40. Go east on I-40 to exit 165. Go north on AZ 64. (follow directions above).

GPS Coordinates

N35.926463, W112.130238 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Page, AZ

May 3, 2017 to May 10, 2017
Activity Ideas

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

Parking Location

Lone Rock Campground

Directions and Other Information

Take Hwy 89 north and east. When it splits to 89A, stay on 89 to Page.

GPS Coordinates

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

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Kanab, UT

May 10, 2017
Activity Ideas

Zion National Park, Best Friends Homeless Animal Sanctuary, Dance Hall Cave, Coral Pink Sand Dunes National Park, hiking, biking. See The
Wave and White Pocket (reservations needed). Amazing Earthfest 435-644- 3735

Parking Location

Gravel storage area.

Directions and Other Information

Go NW on US 89 thru Kanab to ½ mi. before Mt Carmel Jct at the bottom of long grade. Parking is on the right at a large gravel storage. Mt Carmel Jct is the junction of US 89 and UT 9 ( east entrance to Zion National Park).

GPS Coordinates

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

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