Past Events

APALACHICOLA, FL

November 16, 2022 to November 17, 2022
Activity Ideas

Eating the best oysters ever, cute downtown walk, etc

Parking Location

Public parking lot on the corner of Market St and Ave I.

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N29.7303459,W84.9878509Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Heather Shaw, 937-545-9624, shaw45054@yahoo.com
Kathy Carson, 740-973-1518, Carson.kathy@gmail.com


INDIO, CA

November 17, 2022 to November 20, 2022
Activity Ideas

Great shopping and entertainment area in nearby La Quinta, Cathedral City and Palm Springs. General Patton Museum, date farms, thrift shops and casino activities. Great area to stock up on supplies.

Parking Location

Fantasy Springs Casino, Golf Center Parkway, Indio, CA

Directions and Other Information

Take the Park Center Parkway exit from I-10 and go east. Casino on right. Very large parking area to left of Casino. Free. No time limit.

GPS Coordinates

N33.447055,W116.873301Click on link to see Google Map


JOSHUA TREE NAT’L PARK, CA

November 10, 2022 to November 17, 2023
Activity Ideas

Hiking, Stargazing, Nature Trails, Geology Motor Trail, 4-wheeling adventures, orchids and lots more.

Parking Location

Yucca Valley Elks #2314, 55946 Yucca Trail, Yucca Valley, CA 92284

Directions and Other Information

At Indio, take I-10 West, at Exit 117, take CA-62 toward 29 Palms/Yucca Valley for 20 miles. Turn Left onto Cherokee Trail, then right onto Yucca Trail. 20 hookup sites for $20, dry camping $10. We can dry camp in electrical sites once all the dry camping sites are taken BUT we must leave two sites for other Elks.
Water and dump free for campers and $5 or others.

GPS Coordinates

N34.1210892,W116.4436787Click on link to see Google Map


NILAND, CA

October 28, 2022 to November 5, 2022
Activity Ideas

WIN FIESTA AT THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
ALL SINGLES WELCOME
This special fun event starts our Winter circuits/activities. Come and enjoy the FUN AND EXCITEMENT AT THE ALL SINGLES WIN FIESTA at the Fountain of Youth (FOY) Spa and RV Park. You can also enjoy many of the resorts amenities such as Bocce Ball, Pickle ball, Shuffleboard, ping pong, pool tables, two swimming pools. Probably a jam session or two. It will be a great time to hang with both old and new friends while enjoying gorgeous sunsets. Between dips in the pools, hit the bike and hiking trails, a craft class, 4 wheeling, or visit Waggin’ Tails Dog Park with your 4-legged family members. Don’t miss this fun event! There will be lots of games, dancing, barbecues, social events and too much fun to list it all.

Parking Location

Fountain of Youth Resort and Spa, 1500 Spa Road, Niland, CA.

Directions and Other Information

(You can come 5 days early and leave 5 days late for the same discounted price. Oct 23, 2022 to Nov 10, 2022)
You do not have to be a WIN member to participate in this gathering. All singles are welcome.
Use address or GPS. Propane, water and dump available in park for boondockers. Call 888-800-0772 or 760-354-1340 for a reservation and say you are with the WIN GATHERING to get your discounted campsite and be parked with the group. DO NOT use the FOY website to make your camping reservation. NO CAMPSITE DISCOUNT if you register using FOY website, you must call.
If this is your first time camping at FOY, your price will be:
$15 Full hookup or $12 Dry camping.
For FOY returning campers, your price will be:
$28 Full hookup or $20 Dry camping.
NOTE: You must be camping at Fountain of Youth to attend the gathering.
There will be a $25 gathering fee collected when you sign in at the gathering. There is no pre-registration on the website. Just make your phone reservation at FOY and go to the gathering.

GPS Coordinates

N33.397959,W115.662632Click on link to see Google Map


PUNTA GORDA, FL

December 27, 2022 to January 4, 2023
Activity Ideas

Lots of activities and shopping here with Fort Myers, Punta Gorda, and Port Charlotte close by.
Fort Myers: Fleamaster flea market, Edison-Ford Museum, Manatee Park, Sanibel Island and Darling Wildlife Refuge (drive or bike). Punta Gorda: Gilchrist Park music jamming, Tuesday and Thursday starting about 5:30-8:30 bluegrass and oldies, dance; lots of biking along waterfront. Also, free shooting range at Webb WMA. You are here over New Years and may want to plan something special.

Parking Location

Webb/Babcock Wildlife Management Area Moose Center 1693 can be used as a back up. 27590 Disston Ave. Punta Gorda, Fl. 33982 GPS 26.955213,-81.991581 Dry Camp only

Directions and Other Information

Cecil Webb WMA [Wildlife Management Area] Punta Gorda area, I-75, exit 158. Go east on Tuckers Grade for 0.2 mi. Turn right at entrance gate. Fee ($27 annual non-resident permit covers all WMA areas If you are a senior AND a resident of Florida, you do NOT need a permit. ALL OTHER campers should have a State of Florida Fish and Wildlife Recreation Permit, available from sporting goods stores and Wal-Mart (hunting and fishing counter) for $27. It s good for one year. Even though there is not a charge for the camp site, RESERVATIONS NEED TO BE MADE ASAP AT https:/myfwc.com/recreation/lead/babcockwebb/things-to-do/camping/
No fees, but you will get an email with a form that is to be displayed in your RV.

GPS Coordinates

N26.857972,W81.962444Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Heather Shaw, 937-545-9624, shaw45054@yahoo.com
Kathy Carson, 740-973-1518, Carson.kathy@gmail.com


PERRY, FL

November 23, 2022 to November 30, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit the Forest Capitol Museum State Park and explore Saint Marks National Wildlife Refuge. Kayak on the Econfino River, Bike ride on the Nature Coast State Trail. Ride your bike and then take a swim at the Wakulla Springs State Park, the largest and deepest freshwater spring in Florida. Celebrate Thanksgiving.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge #1851, 305 Puckett Rd, Perry, FL 32348

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. 14 RV sites with E/W. Dump available. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N30.09455,W83.58559Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Heather Shaw, 937-545-9624, shaw45054@yahoo.com
Kathy Carson, 740-973-1518, Carson.kathy@gmail.com


TALLAHASSEE, FL

November 17, 2022 to November 22, 2022
Activity Ideas

Tallahassee’s Public Art on the Map, Cascades Park, Frenchtown, John G. Riley House and Museum, Bradfordville Blues Club, Capital City Tours, 22nd floor of Capitol Observatory, and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Enjoy hiking trails in area, and kayak in the nearby State Parks.

Parking Location

We’ll be staying in a vacant lot behind the Red Roof Inn. The address is 6737 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee.

Directions and Other Information

If you are on I-10, you would take exit 209A and go south and, after a short distance, turn left at a traffic light on Walden Road. Make an immediate right to go in front of and to the right side of the Red Roof Inn. (See attached picture) Go through their parking area straight ahead to the back where you will see a grass field where we will be parking.

GPS Coordinates

N30.48318,W84.16308Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Heather Shaw, 937-545-9624, shaw45054@yahoo.com
Kathy Carson, 740-973-1518, Carson.kathy@gmail.com


EBRO/PANAMA CITY, FL

November 9, 2022 to November 16, 2022
Activity Ideas

Hiking, biking, fishing, swimming and horse back riding. Take a trip to Panama City for more activities.

Parking Location

Pine Log State Forest – Sand Pond Rec Campground, Ebro, Florida, 32437. 14 miles north of Panama City Beach on State Road 79.You can only access the campground from the south.

Directions and Other Information

Water and electric available, toilets, showers and dump. Need Reservations, only 20 spots, ReserveAmerica.com, 1-877-879-3859. Approximately $25 a night with water and electric.

GPS Coordinates

N30.429750,W85.881583Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Heather Shaw, 937-545-9624, shaw45054@yahoo.com
Kathy Carson, 740-973-1518, Carson.kathy@gmail.com


PENSACOLA, FL

November 2, 2022 to November 9, 2022
Activity Ideas

Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Barrancas, Pensacola Lighthouse, Pensacola Hop On Hop Off Bus, Boat Charters, Perdido Key State Park, Blackwater River State Recreation Area, Bayview Dog Beach plus biking, hiking and kayaking.

Parking Location

Pensacola Elks Lodge #2108, 850-455-5522, 727 S. 72nd Avenue, Pensacola, FL 32526

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. 10 sites with 30 amp at $20 a night, 35′ length max, $10/night – dry camping. 4 – 50 amp sites at $25 a nite. Some dry camping available. Members only. Dump station on site. Host or Circuit Leader to verify availability in advance for the size of the group.

GPS Coordinates

N30.40090,W87.30850Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Heather Shaw, 937-545-9624, shaw45054@yahoo.com
Kathy Carson, 740-973-1518, Carson.kathy@gmail.com


WIN FIESTA / NILAND, CA

October 28, 2022 to November 5, 2022
Activity Ideas

This special fun event starts our Winter circuits/activities. Come and enjoy the FUN AND EXCITEMENT AT THE WIN FIESTA GATHERING at the Fountain of Youth (FOY) Spa and RV Park. You can also enjoy many of the resort s amenities such as Dancing, Bocce Ball, Pickleball, Shuffleboard, ping pong, pool tables, two hot spring swimming pools and four hot tubs. Probably a jam session or two. It will be a great time to hang with both old and new friends while enjoying gorgeous sunsets. Between dips in the pools, hit the bike and hiking trails, a craft class, 4-wheeling, or visit Waggin’ Tails Dog Park with your 4-legged family members. Don’t miss this fun event! There will be lots of games, dancing, barbecues, social events and too much fun to list it all.

Parking Location

Fountain of Youth Resort and Spa, 1500 Spa Road, Niland, CA.

Directions and Other Information

(You can come 5 days early and leave 5 days late for the same discounted price Oct 23, 2022 to Nov 10, 2022)
You do not have to be a WIN member to participate in this gathering. All singles are welcome. 

Propane, water and dump available in park for boondockers.

Call 888-800-0772 or 760-354-1340 for a reservation and say you are with the WIN GATHERING to get your discounted campsite and be parked with the group. DO NOT use the FOY website to make your camping reservation. NO CAMPSITE DISCOUNT if you register using FOY website, you must call.

If this is your first time camping at FOY, your price will be: $15 Full hookup or $12 Dry camping. For FOY returning campers, your price will be: $28 Full hookup or $20 Dry camping. NOTE: You must be camping at Fountain of Youth to attend the GATHERING.

There will be a $25 gathering fee collected when you sign in at the gathering. There is no pre-registration on the website this year. Just make your phone reservation at FOY and go to the gathering.

FOLLOWING THIS EVENT WILL BE OUR HOLIDAYS IN PUERTO PENASCO.

GPS Coordinates

N33.397959,W115.662632Click on link to see Google Map


NILAND, CA

October 24, 2022 to November 10, 2022
Activity Ideas

STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

Click on link to see Google Map


JOSHUA TREE/YUCCA VALLEY, CA

October 18, 2022 to October 24, 2022
Activity Ideas

Hiking, Stargazing, Nature Trails, Lots of hiking, Geology Motor Trail, 4-wheeling adventures, visit an orchid farm, dancing, Pioneer Farm, dine at Pappy’s and Harriett’s and lots more.

Parking Location

Yucca Valley Elks #2314, 55946 Yucca Trail, Yucca Valley, CA 92284.

Directions and Other Information

20 electric and water sites for $20 a nite, dry camping $10. We can dry camp in electrical sites once all the dry camping sites are taken BUT we must leave two sites for other Elks. Water and dump free for campers and $5 for others. Members only, must have a member sign you in if not an Elk.

GPS Coordinates

N34.1210892,W116.4436787Click on link to see Google Map


YERMO (PEGGY SUES), CA

October 17, 2022 to October 18, 2022
Activity Ideas

Overnight

Parking Location

Peggy Sues Diner, 35654 Yermo Road, Yermo, CA. 92398. Free overnight parking in back or side lot. Good food and memorabilia from the 50 s. Exit 191 from interstate I-15.

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N34.901890,W116.883052Click on link to see Google Map


DEATH VALLEY, CA

October 11, 2022 to October 17, 2022
Activity Ideas

Death Valley is a vast national park with over 3 million acres of designated wilderness and hundreds of miles of back country roads, plus some amazing scenery. Visit Artists Palette, Zabriskie Point which overlooks the badlands and salt flats, Dantes View, Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Harmony Borax Works, Wild-rose Charcoal Kills, Ubehebe Crater and so much more. There are also lots of hikes and back country driving for all skill levels.

Parking Location

Furnace Creek Campground, First Come, $25 for hook ups with senior card. Reservations start on October 15th so you may need to look those 2 days so you won t have to move. The weather may still be hot so you may want hook ups. Alternate parking is Sunset Campground at $7 per night with senior pass. No hookups.

Directions and Other Information

I-15 North to exit 76A for I-15 South towards Los Angeles, exit 33 for NV-160 w/Blue Diamond Road, Left onto Bell Vista Ave (entering California), Right onto CA-127 N, Left onto CA-190W, follow signs for Furnace Creek.

GPS Coordinates

N36.463867,W116.869086Click on link to see Google Map


LAS VEGAS, NV

October 9, 2022 to October 11, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit Red Rock Canyon, Observation Decks and the Strip, Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden, just to name a few of the highlights of the area.

Parking Location

Elks, Lodge 2353, 2939 Van Der Meer Street. North Las Vegas, Nevada, 89030. 12 units with electric and water. Dump station at block wall. Members only. Do not park on Patios. Circuit Leader to verify availability and donations in advance.

Directions and Other Information

I-15 South towards Las Vegas, take exit 46 for Cheyenne Avenue and turn slightly left, turn right onto N. Van Der Meer St.

GPS Coordinates

N36.213327,W115.107035Click on link to see Google Map


ST. GEORGE, UT

October 3, 2022 to October 9, 2022
Activity Ideas

St. George is considered the greater Zion area with so many fabulous hikes, scenery, restaurants and so much more. Hike Snow Canyon, Boat and ride ATVs at Sand HollowBike the Anasazi trail (for single-trackers), Gooseberry Mesa (for technical tricksters), or the Snow Canyon Paved loop (for the rest). Ride a horse, fish a river, canyoneering, 4 wheeling and finish up with a spa day at one of the many spas in town. Snow Canyon Park offers trails, dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Sand Hollow State Park features a large reservoir. Stately 19th Century buildings such as the Pioneer Courthouse and Brigham Young Winter dot downtown and the St. George Art Museum. This is just a partial list of all the things to do in the area.

Parking Location

St. George Elks, Lodge 1743, 630 W. 1250 N, St George, Utah 84770. 10 Electric spots. Toilets, dump, laundry, non members must have an Elk sign them in. Circuit leader to verify with the Elks on availability and costs at least 2 to 3 weeks in advance.

Directions and Other Information

Head Northwest on AZ-67 N, Left on US- 89 A North, Left onto AZ-389 W, entering Utah, turn Right onto S 100 E, turn Left onto UT-9 W/E, Merge onto I-15 S, take exit 8 and follow address or GPS.

GPS Coordinates

N37.128571,W113.597390Click on link to see Google Map


NORTH RIM OF THE GRAND CANYON, AZ

September 27, 2022 to October 3, 2022
Activity Ideas

Hiking, Interpretive Ranger Programs, trail rides (1 hr, day or trips into the Grand Canyon), scenic drive, smooth water raft trips

Parking Location

Kaibab National Forest. Close to Highway 67 to get into the Grand Canyon National Park, plenty of spaces all along route 22.

Directions and Other Information

From Page, take Highway 89 south to 89-A, take Highway 67 south to the North Rim. Route 22 will be on the right about 5 miles from the Park entrance.

GPS Coordinates

N36.401567,W112.137511Click on link to see Google Map


PAGE, AZ

September 25, 2022 to September 27, 2022
Activity Ideas

Kayaking may be difficult due to the low water. You can now hike out to Lone Rock. Many of the marinas are closed. Glen Canyon Dam, John Wesley Powell Museum. Tours are available for Antelope Canyon (need reservations). See Horseshoe Bend, hike the Hanging Gardens. This is also a good place to try out for the lottery to hike The Wave. It is a lottery system that can be entered on line.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge 2498, 806 Aqua Ave, Page, Az 86040. $20 water and electric, $10 Dry camping. Flat dirt lot to dry camp at right near a cell tower. Dump about a mile away in town. Cash or check only. Lounge is open from 3PM, Monday thru Sunday. Chicken wings or strips and Fries Tuesday nights at 5:30, Friday night Dinner, Slingo and Pot luck Thursday, Bingo Friday night.

Directions and Other Information

Follow the Address or GPS. As you come in on Aqua Avenue, line up your rigs starting from the cell tower facing Aqua Avenue. Dropbox and forms with paperwork to the left side of front door.

GPS Coordinates

N36.909396,W111.454966Click on link to see Google Map


CANYON DE CHELLY, AZ

September 18, 2022 to September 25, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit all 9 overlooks on south and north rims. Hike to White House Overlook and trail if open. Private tours are available through the canyon from the Navajo Tribe

Parking Location

Cottonwood Campground which is Navajo run, all first come, first First served. No Showers or hookups. $20 a night dry camping, dump and water available. Usually not busy. Navajo Nation Campground

Directions and Other Information

US-64 West to 491 South, to Indian Service Route 13, let onto Indian route 12. Right onto Indian Reiut 64, right onto Indian route 7, 3 miles east on Navajo Rt 7. 40 foot max, 12 pull throughs, tables, grills, water, toilets, cash only, Navajo Nation so no other discounts accepted

GPS Coordinates

N36.149790,W109.540050Click on link to see Google Map


FARMINGTON, NM

September 12, 2022 to September 18, 2022
Activity Ideas

Hike the Bisti Badlands, see the hoodoos, twisted geology and a rainbow of colors. Taste the Wines of the San Juans, visit the Shiprock Pinnacle off highway 491. Cool off at Lake Farmington with a swim, kayak, tube or fish. Mountain biking at the Allen Run for every type of riding. Visit some of the many museums and galleries downtown that often have some of the artists working there. Visit Chaco National Historical Park with all of their prehistoric ruins (drive, bike or hike the 9 mile loop). Some world class 4 wheeling is available at Chokecherry Canyon including rock crawling. The Four Corners is is 30 miles SE. There are numerous ruins to explore in the area.

Parking Location

Cottonwood – Navajo Lake State Park, NM 511, Navaho Dam, NM 87412. No Charcoal or wood burning. An annual State park pass can be purchased on line through Reserve America, for $225 for out of state residents that is good for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Directions and Other Information

Need Reservations – 1-877-664-7787 $14 a night with electric and water plus a $12 reservation fee. 47 sites, 50 foot max, 9 pull throughs, 7 – 50 amp sites, tables, grills, water, toilets, showers, dump, trails, hike, boat.
As a back up location, Elks in town has a few spaces, or the Farmington Elks Recreation area – contact Dale Smith at 970-749-0661, about 50 miles outside of town
Head east on US-160 from Cortez, Right onto CO-140 S, Left onto NM-574/N, Left onto NE Aztec, Right onto NM-173, Left toward Rd. 4280 (1 1/2 miles on an unpaved bumpy dirt road)

GPS Coordinates

N36.810865,W107.677306Click on link to see Google Map


CORTEZ, CO

September 6, 2022 to September 12, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit the Mesa Verde National Park, and take a Ranger guided tour of Cliff Palace, Balcony House, and Long House ($5 per person tickets sell out quickly but can be purchased up to two days in advance at the Mesa Verde Visitor Center, open 7:30 am to 7 pm). Visit the Cortez Cultural Center for a glimpse into the current Native American culture and the Hawkins Preserve to see the areas native flora. Celebrate Labor Day with maybe a burn your own.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge #1789, 2100 N Dolores Rd, Cortez, CO. Elevation: 6,200 ft. No water or sewer, all first come first serve. Circuit Leader to verify space available for the group size about 3 or 4 weeks in advance.

Directions and Other Information

$18/night for Electric, (2 spots, 30 amp) 3 graveled spots and open field parking @$10 for dry camping. Check in at the bar or there is a drop box outside on the days the restaurant is not open.

GPS Coordinates

N37.371569,W108.553159Click on link to see Google Map


2022 Cortez Colorado to FOY

August 29, 2022 to October 23, 2022
Activity Ideas

This circuit picks up from the end of the Best of Arizona, Utah and Colorado and will go down to Farmington New Mexico, Canyon de Chelly, over to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and Death Valley. It winds up at the Fountain of Youth in time for the Annual Win Dance Rally/Winter Activities at the end of October. There will be some amazing scenery, hiking, four wheeling, kayaking and new places to explore.
If you are interested in leading this circuit and/or hosting any of the stops, please contact Adrienne Leibowitz, 805-458-2206, adriennelulu@gmail.com.

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

Click on link to see Google Map


GRAND JUNCTION, CO

June 13, 2022 to June 20, 2022
Activity Ideas

Lots of scenic hikes in Colorado National Monument, rock climbing, canyoneering, and adventure hiking are found in the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, Unaweep Canyon and McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area. Jet boat the Colorado (either mild and scenic or wet and wild). Cable board on a 30 acre lake near Fruita. Explore Dinosaur Museum, trails and digs as well The Little Rock Wild Horse Range by either horse or 4 wheel drive. Visit one of the many farms and orchards where you pick your own and the alpacas. Bike ride one of the most scenic roads – 23 miles along Rim Rock Drive. There are rivers to kayak or float on and finish off a day with wine tasting (30 to choose from) and/or explore the many breweries, distilleries and restaurants in and around town. Play golf, visit the Museum of the West. Explore the art murals on the river front trail, hike the Grand Mesa, drive racing at the Speedway, fishing in over 300 lakes and some unique shopping downtown.

Parking Location

Moose Center 270, 567 251/2 Road, Grand Junction, Co. 81505. Dump and Water on the premises. Need a parking Director and someone to collect the money and sign everyone in. Checks and cash OK.

Directions and Other Information

US-191 North to I-70 East to Follow I-70 E, Right on Pinyon Ave, Left onto 25 1/2 RD.
Electricity- 110 at $20 a night, dry camping $10 as long as we collect from everyone. Dancing to a live band one night a week, Karaoke, bingo, special dinners and of drinks and great hospitality. If you are not a Moose yet, this would be a great one to join.

GPS Coordinates

N39.08688N,W108.58129Click on link to see Google Map


BRAINTREE, MA

July 4, 2022 to July 8, 2022
Activity Ideas

Boston Activities

Parking Location

Moose, 175 Howard St. Braintree, MA. 02184, Costs to be determined, approximately $10 a night dry camping

Directions and Other Information

No amenities, there is a hose for water and a dump at a state campground about 20 minutes away.
NOTE: you will be traveling on July 4th

GPS Coordinates

N42.23560,W70.98064Click on link to see Google Map


WAREHAM, MA

June 29, 2022 to July 4, 2022
Activity Ideas

Cape Cod activities

Parking Location

Elks Lodge 2855 Cranberry Highway, Wareham, MA. Approximately $10 per night dry camping

Directions and Other Information

No amenities, no dump, water or electric.

GPS Coordinates

N41.76516,W70.68240Click on link to see Google Map


WESTWOOD, NJ

June 13, 2022 to June 22, 2022
Activity Ideas

Take the bus or train to NYC, then take the big bus NYC, Penn Station and take the big bus tour to see all the sites the city has to offer. It will take a few days to get in all the sites, like Central Park, the Statue of Liberty on Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, Times Square and so much more available to visit. Visit Jersey City to their 9/11Memorial. Several wineries near Pittstown NJ.

Parking Location

Westwood Elks, 523 Kindermack Rd. Westwood, NJ 06675

Directions and Other Information

From Egg Harbour take the Garden State Parkway N. Keep left toward I-95 New Jersey turnpike. Take exit 168 onto CR-502 Truck toward Washington, Westwood. Left on Pascack, Right on Hillsdale, left on Kinderkamack.

GPS Coordinates

N40.999110,W74.033780Click on link to see Google Map


ORGAN PIPE CACTUS NATIONAL MONUMENT, AZ

November 13, 2022 to November 15, 2022
Activity Ideas

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument preserves the northern-most natural habitat of the Organ Pipe Cactus as well as amazing examples of desert plants, animals, geology, and human history. Enjoy the beauty in this desert oasis with great trails, scenic drives and star lit nights. From here you can make a short day trip to the border to get your insurance and FMM card if you did not get it at Algodones.

Parking Location

Twin Peaks campground, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. $20 per night or $10 with senior pass. Dump, potable water, solar showers. Need to make Reservations at Recreation.gov

Directions and Other Information

Hwy I-8E toward Phoenix, exit toward Ajo South on Hwy 85. Turn right onto Puerto Blanco Dr.

GPS Coordinates

N31.942822,W112.811567Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Robin Lockwood, 305-304-7777, rroylgm@gmail.com
Pat Chacon, 719-231-7354, patchacon4567@msn.com


YUMA, AZ

November 10, 2022 to November 13, 2022
Activity Ideas

We will use this time to pick up any supplies we may need for Puerto Penasco, get our FMM card down in Algodones along with any other shopping. There is usually dancing at the VFW, nice biking and hiking areas around

Parking Location

BLM land next to the VFW on Hwy 95

Directions and Other Information

Coming from the Dance Rally at FOY, South on CA 111 to I-8 toward Yuma, exit S Ave 3E, turn left to US Hwy 95 north. About 11 miles, VFW will be on the left side. Go through the gate to the BLM land past the VFW.

GPS Coordinates

N32.728880,W114.423340Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Robin Lockwood, 305-304-7777, rroylgm@gmail.com
Pat Chacon, 719-231-7354, patchacon4567@msn.com


VINTON, LA

March 16, 2022 to March 22, 2022
Activity Ideas

Lake Charles, LA Activities: Hiking, Museum, Plantation At the park you’ll find a 7.6-mile loop trail that takes you through a lush pine and hardwood forest, past calm bayous and through some of the most active bird migration areas in. Just 10 miles south is Lake Charles, southwest Louisiana’s largest city. Bike down the lakefront boardwalk, check out some of the restaurants and historical homes in and near downtown, and get a feel for the local culture at attractions that include the Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu and the USS Orleck Naval Museum. Taste world-famous Cajun and Creole cuisine or a drive along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road—teeming with wildlife, including alligators, birds and three wildlife refuges! Visitors can also stroll through the Charpentier Historic District with lead crystal glass glittering in the lamplight.

Parking Location

Delta Downs Casino and Racetrack 2717 Delta Downs Dr. By the race track

Directions and Other Information

I10 Take Exit 4, Turn left on US90, Take US90 to turn left on LA109, turn right on LA306 (Delta Downs Dr. Take second entrance turn right, turn left at the first entrance. Parking is located at the end.

GPS Coordinates

N30.1950960,W93.6235217Click on link to see Google Map


TELLURIDE, CO

August 29, 2022 to September 6, 2022
Activity Ideas

Ride the free gondola from Telluride to Mountain Village. Hike the Bear Creek Falls trail, the Jud Wiebe Trail, Bridal Veil, and hike along the San Juan River which also has white water rafting opportunities. Walk downtown Telluride, shop at the Farmers Market, and tour the Telluride Historical Museum. Take a day trip and drive to Ouray, the Little Switzerland of Colorado, over Black Bear Pass. Catch a performance at the Sheridan Opera House or Telluride Theater. Plan a Burn your own or pot luck for Labor Day.

Parking Location

Lizard Head Pass Dispersed Campground, Telluride, CO. Elevation 10,250 feet

Directions and Other Information

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

GPS Coordinates

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


DURANGO, CO

August 22, 2022 to September 6, 2022
Activity Ideas

Durango is a historic cowboy mining town. The center point is the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, through the San Juan Mountains and Animas River Gorge, and is rated one of the ten most exciting train rides. Parking at the fairgrounds provides easy access via a path by the river that follows the train tracks into town, or on a trolley. Every morning at 8:15, you can hear and see the magnificent historic Steam Engine 408 chugging by. Shopping, a melodrama at the Strater Hotel, breweries, a chuck wagon and show, “burn your own” dinner, lots of laughter, and, of course, the Durango and Silverton train trip will make for a wonderful visit to Durango. Staying through Labor Day, so a burn your own should be in order. Day trip to Telluride.

Parking Location

Sauls Creek Dispersed Camping, National Forest,
Watch for mile marker 112, continue about 6 1/2 miles, left turn at Sauls Creek, right after mile marker 105

Directions and Other Information

US 160, South towards Bayfield/Durango. Left on Co. Rd. 526, left onto Co Rd. 527, right onto Co Rd. 528. Staging area to park is the most open area. EL. 6955

GPS Coordinates

N37.24040,W107.53835Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Larry Long, 435-210-8366, 112design@icloud.com


PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO

August 18, 2022 to August 23, 2022
Activity Ideas

Pagosa Springs is a town in southwest Colorado known for its hot springs. Its surrounded by the rugged San Juan Mountains and vast areas of national forest. The San Juan River, with its abundant trout, runs through town. To the southwest, Chimney Rock National Monument features the ruins of ancient Ancestral Pueblo-an dwellings. Take a day trip of scenic driving to the old mining town of Creede, Colorado.

Parking Location

Turkey Springs NF, Pagosa Springs, CO Elevation: 7,300 ft.

Directions and Other Information

From Hwy 160 in Pagosa Springs, take a left onto Piedra Rd, CO 600, go 6.5miles, turn left onto Turkey Springs Road. Free dry camping, no facilities.

GPS Coordinates

N37.3283943,W107.1410865Click on link to see Google Map


ALAMOSA, CO

August 14, 2022 to August 22, 2022
Activity Ideas

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. There are a lot natural wonders here such as hot springs, rolling dunes, towering mountain peaks. Theres a lot more here than just the huge dunes that are the tallest in the US and cover 330 square miles. There is also forest and mountain ecosystems in the park. Zapata Falls is nearby. Biking, Birding, Campfire Rings, Wildlife Viewing, Take a walk on the Rio Grande River walk. The wetlands are great for birding and the UFO watch tower is one of the unique attractions in the area.

Parking Location

Please note: The lake is dry, windy and the road to San Luis Lakes Colorado State Wildlife Area, Mosca Campground is supposedly open sometimes depending on which direction but the road going there (17 to CR 6N), is closed due to construction. There are detours posted, but will need to approach from HWY 160. There is no dump or any water at all or trash. There are a few electric spots but your will still need to purchase a minimum of a 5 day fishing/camping pass for around $35 prior to getting there. N37.6703349,W105.7380511 Alternate Parking Suggested: – Sand Dune Recreation and Pools/Hot Artesian Water. Address – 1991 County Road 63, Hooper, CO. 81136. $35 – RV site with W and E + tax, dump on site included, fire pit and table, $175 per week. Dry Dock, $25 per night, $150 per week, Half off for pools/hot pools (family pool area 98-100), Greenhouse pools/hot pools (21 and over – 4 soaking pools at different temperatures) There is a small charge for the use of the pools, but you get half off if staying at the property. There is a grill restaurant at the family pool and small plate restaurant and bar at the Greenhouse. Laundry, showers and dump on property plus an overflow area just across the way at $10 a night. Call 719-378-2807 to make reservations.

Directions and Other Information

Take I-25 S 92 miles, exit 52 for I-25 S toward US-160 W/Walsenburg/Alamosa, keep right, turn right onto US-160 W/W 7th St., 71 miles, Right on CO-17, 20 miles, R onto CO Rd. B, Left onto CO Rd. 63. This will take you to the Sand Dune Recreation Area

GPS Coordinates

N37.778864,W105.855333Click on link to see Google Map


COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

August 8, 2022 to August 14, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit the Garden of the Gods, the Royal Gorge, the United States Air Force Academy, the National Museum of World War II Aviation, the mining towns of Cripple Creek and Victor, the Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, Manitou Springs, Seven Falls, Cave of the Winds, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, and the Ice Skating Hall of Fame at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. Hike or bike Red Rock Canyon. For you adrenaline junkies, there is the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. Visit the Fountain Creek Nature Center and catch a performance at the Fountain Community Theater or the Pikes Peak Opry.

Parking Location

Colorado Springs Elks Lodge #309, 3400 N. Nevada Ave. (719) 633-1727. Elevation: 6,000 ft.

Directions and Other Information

Electric hookups available, 30A @$25 a night or $175 week. $15 a night dry camping. Water and dump ($10) on-site. Plenty of dry camping available/$15 night. For access from I-25 N or S., Exit 245 and turn east on Fillmore. Proceed approximately .7 mile to stoplight. Turn left on Cascade Avenue. About .3 mile turn right onto Commerce Street. Turn left next block onto Tejon. Rear of Lodge and RV parking on right. Please enter the Lodge through the back door on the north side of the pool. Take the stairs down near the rear door or the elevator located near the front door. Bar is on the lower level. Pool open, extra fee.

GPS Coordinates

N38.880678,W104.819222Click on link to see Google Map


DENVER, CO

August 1, 2022 to August 8, 2022
Activity Ideas

Tour the Denver Botanical Garden and the Denver Zoo. Visit the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Drive the Mount Evans Scenic Byway. Tour the Colorado State Capitol, and the Molly Brown House Museum. Tour the Forney Museum of Transportation and the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. Attend an event at the Red Rock Amphitheater. Ride the Georgetown Loop Railroad. Attend a Rockys Baseball game. Tour the Lakewood Heritage Center.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge #2227, 3850 Elks Drive, Westminster, CO 303 429-2227

Directions and Other Information

From I-25N take Exit 214A for Interstate 70W/Grand Jct, take exit 271B for Lowell Blve toward Tennyson St. Keep right at fork to continue on Lowell Blvd, go 2.7miles turn left onto W 69th Pl, go .2mi and turn left to arrive at Elks Lodge. 49 RV spaces with E/W and a dump on site.

GPS Coordinates

N39.82398,W105.0381Click on link to see Google Map

Contact

Adrienne Leibowitz – adriennelulu@gmail.com, 805-458-2206


COWDREY LAKE/WALDEN (OPTION), CO

July 24, 2022 to July 27, 2022
Activity Ideas

Wildlife viewing, Hiking, Kayak, Fishing, Bike, Ski Resort chairlift rides

Parking Location

Lake Cowdrey SWA, Walden, CO. SWA camp areas require a Colorado state fishing license to camp her and they run $33 dollars for 5 days for out of state. These can be bought at the local Walmart.

Directions and Other Information

From Cowdrey, go 2 miles S on Hwy l25. Entrance on west side of road. Free dispersed camping. 7945 ft elev, toilets. Note this stop can be added if you want to split your time here and in Laramie/Cheyenne. It is right on the water.

GPS Coordinates

N40.83914,W106.312444Click on link to see Google Map


STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO

July 17, 2022 to July 24, 2022
Activity Ideas

Wildlife viewing, Hiking, Kayak, Fishing, Bike, Ski Resort chairlift rides

Parking Location

Rabbit Ears Pass Area, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest / Thunder Basin National Grassland, free dispersed dry camping. Elevation 9,400

Directions and Other Information

21 miles east of Steamboat Springs on US-40. From junction of CO-14 and US-40, travel west on US-40 to Forest Service Road 312, large gravel areas north of US-40 off 312 approx 200 yards north of US-40.

GPS Coordinates

N40.387391,W106.618064Click on link to see Google Map


SWANSBORO, NC

April 21, 2022 to April 25, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit New Bern where the British Governor Tryon lived in the 1770s and where Pepsi Cola was invented in 1898. Drive to Beaufort walk and/or sail the Bogue Sound and visit the NC Maritime Museum. Tour Ft. Macon, one of many old forts along the Atlantic Ocean dating back to 1794. Explore the Cedar Point Tideland Trail in the NF and enjoy the beaches and restaurants on nearby islands.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 161 Norris Road, Swansboro, NC, 28584, $10 a night for dry camping. There are 6 plug ins for an additional fee.

Directions and Other Information

Follow GPS or address

GPS Coordinates

N34.70636N,W77.14843Click on link to see Google Map


NEWPORT, NC

April 18, 2022 to April 21, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit New Bern where the British Governor Tryon lived in the 1770s and where Pepsi Cola was invented in 1898. Drive to Beaufort walk and/or sail the Bogue Sound and visit the NC Maritime Museum. Tour Ft. Macon, one of many old forts along the Atlantic Ocean dating back to 1794. Explore the Cedar Point Tideland Trail in the NF and enjoy the beaches and restaurants on nearby islands.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 456 Roberts Road, NEWPORT, NC, 26570, $10 a night for dry camping

Directions and Other Information

Follow the address or GPS

GPS Coordinates

N34.777100,W76.875130Click on link to see Google Map


BANGOR, ME

July 25, 2022 to August 2, 2022
Activity Ideas

Tour both the Art Museum and the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine. Visit the Cole Land Transportation Museum, Paul Bunyan Statue, and the home of Steven King. Perhaps take in a show at the Penobscot Theatre Co. Take a walk or bike the Waterfront on the Penobscot River. Lots of great restaurants nearby.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 108 Odlin Rd, Bangor, ME. Circuit leader to verify

Directions and Other Information

From Oak St headed North, take the I-395W ramp to I-95/Bangor, go 5.2mi turn right onto Odlin Rd, go .7mi to arrive at Elks Lodge on the right. Donations.

GPS Coordinates

N44.79550,W68.80615Click on link to see Google Map


ELLSWORTH, ME

July 18, 2022 to July 25, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit Acadia National Park, Timber Tinas Great Maine Lumberjack Show, Downeast Scenic Railroad, Big Chicken Barn. Take a drive to the Penobscot Narrows Bridge Observatory which is the tallest bridge observatory in the world at 447 feet tall and tour Fort Knox which is full of history and great architecture.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 317 High St, Ellsworth, ME. Circuit leader to verify

Directions and Other Information

From US-1N, turn right onto High St, go 1.5 miles to arrive at Elks Lodge on the right. Donations.

GPS Coordinates

N44.52588,W68.40117Click on link to see Google Map


ROCKLAND, ME

July 11, 2022 to July 18, 2022
Activity Ideas

Crescent Beach, Rockland; Owls Head State Park (SP), Owls Head; Birch Point Beach SP, Port Clyde; Camden Hills SP, Camden (bird watching); numerous towns including Belfast, Camden, Rockland, Port Clyde; Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, 16 Museum St, ; Maine Lighthouse Museum, Sail Power and Steam Museum, Project Puffin Visitor Center; Maine Maritime Museum; Penobscot Marine Museum; Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Rockland Breakwater Light; Mount Battie hike, Camden; Monhegan Island ferry from Port Clyde, Puffin Nature Cruise from Port Clyde; kayaking.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 210 Rankin St, Rockland, ME. Circuit leader to verify.

Directions and Other Information

From I-95N keep right to continue on I-295N following signs for S Portland/Downtown Portland, go 28mi use right 2 lanes for Exit 28 for US-1N, go 2.4mi and turn left onto US-1N/Mill St, go 8.5mi keep left to stay on US-1N, go 41mi and turn left onto Meadow Rd/Old Country Rd, go 3.1mi and turn right onto Rankin St, go .2mi turn right onto Soffayer Dr and arrive at the Elks Lodge. There are a few electric sites available. Donations.

GPS Coordinates

N44.11295,W69.12693Click on link to see Google Map


SEABROOK, NH

July 8, 2022 to July 11, 2022
Activity Ideas

Spend a day at the beach in Seabrook or Hampton. Dine at the Smoky Quartz Distillery, a craft distillery producing bourbon and rum. Eastman Docks offers fishing charters. In Newburyport, there are whale-watching tours, Plum Island Beach with a lighthouse. Tour the Merrimack River Station of the Coast Guard, the birthplace of the Coast Guard. There is also a bike ride available on the Clipper City Trail.

Parking Location

American Legion, 169 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH. Circuit leader to verify

Directions and Other Information

From I-95N, take Exit 60 and turn left on Main St, go .8mi and take slight right onto US-1S, then immediate left onto US-1N, go 400ft and turn right onto Walton Rd, arrive at American Legion on the left. Donation for dry camping. Circuit Leader to verify

GPS Coordinates

N42.87851,W70.85538Click on link to see Google Map


GROTON, CT

June 22, 2022 to June 29, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit the Submarine Force Museum to see the historic ship Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine. Tour the Avery Point Lighthouse, Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, and take a walk on the Poquonnock River Walkway. The Foxwoods Casino offered senior buffets twice a week, and the Mohegan Casino has beautiful architecture. The Gatehouse Tavern, an old historic gatehouse is also a treat not to be missed.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 700 Shennecossett Rd, Groton, CT 06340, (860) 445-2163. Circuit leader to verify.

Directions and Other Information

From I-95N, take Exit 87 for CT-349 S/Clarence B Sharp Hwy, go 1.5mi continue straight onto Brandegee Ave., go 1.4mi and arrive at the Elks Lodge on the Left.

GPS Coordinates

N41.3278,W72.05769Click on link to see Google Map


PITTSTOWN, NJ

June 20, 2022 to June 26, 2022
Activity Ideas

Take the bus or train to NYC, then take Big Bus NYC, Penn Station and take the Big Bus Tour to see all the sites the city has to offer. It will take a few days to get in all the sites, like Central Park, the Statue of Liberty on Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, Times Square and so much more available. Visit Jersey City to see their 9/11 Memorial. Several wineries near Pittstown NJ.

Parking Location

Clinton Elks Lodge, 211 Sidney Rd. Pittstown, NJ. Phone 908-735-8531

Directions and Other Information

From Pittstown Road, turn left onto Sidney Road, go 1.4 miles and turn left to the Clinton Elks Lodge. Dry Camping only. Circuit Leader to verify RV parking.

GPS Coordinates

N40.60536,W74.91884Click on link to see Google Map


DINGMANS FERRY, PA

June 21, 2022 to June 26, 2022
Activity Ideas

Nearby sites include the Columns Museum, the Grey Towers, Pike County Historical Society and the Pocono Environmental Education Center.

Parking Location

Dingmans Campground, 1006 US 209, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 570 828-1551

Directions and Other Information

From Community Dr, turn right onto US-209N, go 12mi and arrive at CG on the right. Call to reserve. $44 for 50AMP, $42 20AMP, $40 BD, Sr Pass is 50% off. Flush toilets, showers and dump on site. Very narrow roads between trees and heavily shaded.

GPS Coordinates

N41.211402,W74.873891Click on link to see Google Map


EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ

June 6, 2022 to June 13, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit Atlantic City, the Convention Center and the Boardwalk Hall to see the worlds largest pipe organ, Historical Societys Roundhouse Museum, German Community, the Naval Air Museum. Tour the marsh on a pontoon boat.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 1815 Somers Point Rd, Egg Harbor Township, NJ. 609-927-0295, Host or circuit leader to contact the Elks to verify they have RV spaces and how much is the donation.

Directions and Other Information

From I-76E, keep left at the fork to stay on Atlantic City Expy E, go 10mi and take Exit 7S toward Parkway S, keep left follow signs for Cape May, go 6.9mi take exit 30 toward N Laurel Dr, turn right onto New Rd, go .6mi turn right onto Atlantic 559/Mays Landing Rd, go 1.1mi and arrive at Elks Lodge on the Left. Donations.

GPS Coordinates

N39.31598,W74.63209Click on link to see Google Map


ASTON, PA

May 31, 2022 to June 6, 2022
Activity Ideas

Tour Philadelphia, Independence National Historic Park, Eastern State Penitentiary, Independence Hall, Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Reading Terminal Market, Masonic Temple, National Constitution Center, Liberty Bell Center, Hop-on hop-off tours, Rocky statue and Stairs, Betty Ross Center, Ben Franklin Museum

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 796 Mount Rd. Aston, PA. Host or circuit leader to verify number of spaces available. Another option is the Elks in Mariton NJ. Elks 2514, 426 Evesboro Medford Rd. Marlto, NJ 08053. GPS 39.899300,-74877500. 2 -50 amp hookups with water and sewer, $40 non member, $35 member, 30 amp with water and sewer, $38 non member $35 member, sewer and dump – $10, $10 no hookups. Call in advance 856-983-3557 or email MarltonElks@gmail.com

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS: . Donation. Contact Marty (secretary) room for 6 to 7 rigs.

GPS Coordinates

N39.87626,W75.45035Click on link to see Google Map


HANOVER, PA

May 23, 2022 to May 31, 2022
Activity Ideas

Gettysburg National Military Park, Mason Dixon Paranormal Society, Codorus State Park, UTZ Potato Chip Factory, Warehime-Myers Mansion, Aldus Brewing Company, Markets of Hanover, Eichelberger Performing Arts Center, High rock Winery

Parking Location

Hanover Elks Lodge, 47 N Forney Ave, Hanover, PA. Host or Circuit Leader to verify number of spaces. There on Memorial Day

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donations.

GPS Coordinates

N39.79694,W76.98955Click on link to see Google Map


GREENBELT, MD

May 12, 2022 to May 23, 2022
Activity Ideas

Tour Washington DC Area, Baltimore Area, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Ft McHenry National Monument, John Hopkins University, Annapolis State House, Annapolis National Cemetery, and the US Naval Academy.

Parking Location

Greenbelt National Park, Make reservations on recreation,gov Alternate: is Cherry Hill Park, 9800 Cherry Hill Rd, College Park, MD 301-937-7116 Alternate: Louise F. Cosca Regional Park, 11000 Thrift Road, Clinton, MD 20735

Directions and Other Information

From I-95N/I-495N, take Exit 23 and turn left onto MD-201S/Kenilworth Ave. go .5mi and take Exit toward MD-193/Greenbelt Rd, arrive at destination on the right. $20/night; Senior pass discount applies. Reservations need to be made ahead of time at recreation.gov.

GPS Coordinates

N38.98303,W76.90114Click on link to see Google Map