Past Events

INDIO, CA

October 20, 2019 to October 23, 2019
Hosts

Paul Tracy 518 852-2445

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.

Parking Location

Spotlight 29 Casino, 46-200 Harrison Pl, Coachella, CA

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS Coordinate. Very large parking area to left and rear of Casino where the trucks park. Free. No time limit.

GPS Coordinates

N33.7138,W116.18582Click on link to see Google Map


JOSHUA TREE NAT’L PARK, CA

October 16, 2019 to October 20, 2019
Hosts

Host needed

Activity Ideas

Hiking, Stargazing, Nature Trails, 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. A parking attendant is recommended and the number of rigs may need to be limited due to available parking at the Elks.

Directions and Other Information

BLM North – BEWARE THIS AREA IS SUBJECT TO FLOODING

No facilities. Free. 14-day camping. 3.75 mi E of Joshua Tree on SR-62, turn N on Sunfair Rd (dips on this road!), go 2.5 mi to Sunflower, turn East on the dirt road. Stay on Sunflower for 1 mile, past the solar panel field on your right to a single-lane unmarked dirt road, which is Cascade. Turn Left. These dirt roads are rutted & washed out, but ground is solid during dry weather – go carefully & slowly. Good Verizon. Scenic distant city lights & quiet at night. Easy access to town. (34.17198, -116.22985) 7.5+ miles to West entrance to Joshua Tree National Park

Use address or GPS coordinates
20 full hookup sites for $20, dry camping $10. Water and dump free for campers and $5 or others.

GPS Coordinates

N34.12115,W116.44369Click on link to see Google Map


HESPERIA, CA

October 13, 2019 to October 16, 2019
Hosts

Jerry Dixon 619 895-5437

Activity Ideas

Hesperia Lake, Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area and Mojave River Forks Regional Park offer great outdoor opportunities. Visit the Hesperia Zoo and the CalEarth Homes.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 10230 E Ave, Hesperia, CA 92345

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS Coordinates. Donations for dry camping. For an alternative with E/W Hookups, the Elks Lodge has 24 sites at $25/day. The Elks Lodge is located at 9202 E Ave, Hesperia, CA.

GPS Coordinates

N34.43642,W117.28959Click on link to see Google Map


DEATH VALLEY, CA (OPTIONAL)

November 4, 2019 to November 10, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

There is a wide assortment of fun activities. There is a dog parade, wheelbarrow race, prospector’s race, poker tournament, grand parade, wagon train potluck, and music to name a few. There is a Death Valley membership needed (Approx. $35 for 2 people) for 49’er nightly entertainment as well as discounts for warm water spring-fed swimming pool pass (2 for $5).
Close by is Scotty’s Castle, a ghost town and wonderful scenery all around. NPS rangers put on programs and talks and hiking is abundant.

Parking Location

Sunset Campground, Death Valley, CA (760) 786-3200. Sunset CG is across the highway from the Furnace Creek Ranch.

Directions and Other Information

Information obtained from the Park Service: Sunset Campground, Swimming Pool, and Limited Services will be open for Death Valley Days.

GPS Coordinates

N36.456430, W116.860909Click on link to see Google Map


ALL SINGLES DANCE RALLY

October 28, 2019 to November 5, 2019
Hosts

Maynard Magee 303 522-7661 email – winrvsingles@gmail.com; Dave Bloom 805 708-4870 will host the pre-Dance Rally days; October 24 – 27th; the first meeting will be at 9am at the patio beside Hayes Hall.

Activity Ideas

Come and enjoy the WILD WILD WEST WINs ALL SINGLES DANCE RALLY at the Fountain of Youth RV Park. Dance lessons and dances along with lots of social activities. You can also enjoy all that the Resort has to offer; including a state-of-the-art fitness center and individual mineral water baths. Between dips in the pools and spas, hit the bike and hiking trails, a craft class, pickleball courts, or visit Waggin’ Tails Dog Park with your 4-legged family members. Hang with friends around the outdoor fire pits or enjoy beautiful sunsets, peace and quiet from atop the resort property. Don’t miss this fun event!

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Propane, water, and dump available in the park for boondockers. Call 888-800-0772 for a reservation and say you are with the WIN Dance Rally 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.
FOY FIRST TIME CAMPER FEE: $12.95 Full hookup; $9.95 Dry camp.
FOY RETURN CAMPER FEE: $24.00 Full hookup; $17.00 Dry camp.

ATTENTION!!: If you book and pay Fountain of Youth (FOY) for express check-in on or before September 15th you will receive an ADDITIONAL 10% DISCOUNT on your campsite. The discounted fee is available 5 days before the dance rally starts and 5 days after it ends.

NOTE: You must be camping at Fountain of Youth to attend the Dance Rally and you must be registered with WIN Dance Rally to get the camping discount prices.

Link to Rally Application: https://rvsingles.org/dance-rally/rally-information/application/

GPS Coordinates

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


Astoria, OR

August 21, 2019 to August 25, 2019
Hosts

Garth Bacon, 408 207-2492 and Diana Tolerico 602-206-2441

Activity Ideas

Fort Clatsop National Park offers guided kayak trips on the river, call (503) 861-4425 to make reservations and for more information. There are also interpretative events at the Fort; movies; a guided river walk; visitors center; and, surrounding area to learn how The Corps of Discovery lived in 1805-6. Fort Stevens: wreck of the Peter Iredale, beach walks, wild life viewing, WWII military installation, views of the mouth of the Columbia. Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center has the only items from The Corps of Discovery in this area; view of the mouth of the Columbia from the Washington side; north of Cape Disappointment is North Head Lighthouse open to public for tours; ship wreck. Seaside and Return of the Salt Makers: first person reenactment of the production of salt for The Corps of Discovery return trip. Astoria: farmers market on Sunday; Astoria Column; Columbia River Maritime Museum; Liberty Theater; Flavel House.

Parking Location

Clatsop County Fair & Expo Center, 92937 Walluski Loop, Astoria, OR

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS. Enter Gate 6, which is the 1st gate on the right of the road as you come in. You will see an admissions building for the Fair. The entire parking lot (minus the few demo derby cars) will be available for use! Special price of $10 for dry camping will only be available during the dates of the gathering. The fee will be collected by a WIN volunteer. Dump and water are available.

GPS Coordinates

46.149856, -123.79232Click on link to see Google Map


Winterville, NC

November 7, 2019 to November 13, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

South Tar River Greenway (Greenville), St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (Washington), Riverwalk Gallery (Washington), the rebel Tavern (Washington), Walking tour (Wilson), Wilson Botanical Gardens, Beer Army Outpost (New Bern)

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 5393 Reedy Branch Road, Winterville, NC 28590 252-756-0885

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS Coordinates. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N35.51341, W77.41400Click on link to see Google Map


Chesapeake, VA

October 31, 2019 to November 7, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Visit Chesapeake Arboretum, Big Woody’s-Great Bride, Clarke farms market, Whalers Wharf, Norfolk Naval Yard, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Mariners Museum, USS Monitor Center, US Army Transportation Museum, and Victory Arch. Bike/walk the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 1400 N. George Washington Hwy, Chesapeake, VA 23323 (757) 487-5025

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donations.

GPS Coordinates

N36.79103, W76.33118Click on link to see Google Map


Ocean City, MD

October 28, 2019 to October 31, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Assateague is a 37mile long barrier island on the Atlantic Coast of Maryland and Virginia. The terrain is a mix of sand dunes, maritime forests and salt marshes. Two herds of wild horses inhabit the island. The horses are descended from late 17th century horses brought by colonists attempting to avoid livestock taxes. Activities are abundant on the island with crabbing and clamming and a long stretch of beach for swimming, kayaking, and fishing. Tour the Island and Visitors Center, enjoy the quiet away from the city. Don’t pet the horses

Parking Location

Assateague Island National Seashore, 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin, MD

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. $30/night for non-electric RV sites. Senior pass discount applies. RESERVATIONS NEED TO BE MADE AHEAD OF TIME AT RECREATION.GOV.

GPS Coordinates

38.237735, -75.138081Click on link to see Google Map


Clinton, MD

October 24, 2019 to October 28, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

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

Louise F. Cosca Regional Park, 11000 Thrift Road, Clinton, MD 20735

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Located 30 minutes from Washington, DC. 23 sites E&W, maximum RV length is 35 feet, dump station. Fees $23/$13 senior discount check or cash only check in at office, first come, first served, told us that time of year no problem.

GPS Coordinates

N 38.72889, W 76.91966Click on link to see Google Map


Hanover, PA

October 20, 2019 to October 24, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

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

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donations.

GPS Coordinates

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


Coatesville, PA

October 17, 2019 to October 20, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

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

Parking Location

Coatesville Moose Lodge, 1200 Airport Rd, Coatesville, PA 19320 (610) 857-8227

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N39.99101, W75.87698Click on link to see Google Map


Egg Harbor Township, NJ

October 14, 2019 to October 17, 2019
Activity Ideas

Visit Atlantic City, the Convention Center and the Boardwalk Hall to see the world’s largest pipe organ, Historical Society’s Roundhouse Museum, German Community, the Naval Air Museum. Tour the marsh on a pontoon boat. Columbus Day is 10/14.

Parking Location

Parking Location Elks Lodge #2563, 1815 Somers Point Rd, Egg Harbor Township, NJ (201) 390-3619

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donations.

GPS Coordinates

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


Westwood, NJ

October 8, 2019 to October 14, 2019
Activity Ideas

From Westwood take the train to 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.

Parking Location

Parking Location Elks Lodge, 523 Kinderkamack Rd, Westwood, NJ 07675 (201) 666-1562

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donations.

GPS Coordinates

N40.99892, W74.03328Click on link to see Google Map


Hurley, NY

October 6, 2019 to October 8, 2019
Hosts

Carolyn Bradley phone: 518-441-6468 email: carolynb28@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Hike, bike Rail Trail, visit a 1700s old stone house, visit Hurley Heritage Society, Senate House in Kingston, NY (first capital of NY), Hudson River Maritime Museum, Trolley Museum of NY, Old Dutch Church and cemetery

Parking Location

11 Main Street, Hurley, NY 12443 – Parking lot of the Hurley Reformed Church

Directions and Other Information

From I-87S take Exit 19, after toll booths take first exit on roundabout to NY-28W to Kingston/Rhinecliff Bridge, take the next exit US 209 S to Ellenville 2.5 miles, turn right on Wynkoop Road, 450’ turn right on to Main Street/Old Route 209, in 450’ arrive at 11 Main Street, church on left.
This is private property. Arrive with full water and empty black and grey tanks. DO NOT ARRIVE EARLY OR PLAN TO STAY AFTER THE END DATE.

GPS Coordinates

N41.92709, W74.06554Click on link to see Google Map


Hoosick Falls, NY

October 1, 2019 to October 6, 2019
Hosts

Carolyn Bradley phone: 518-441-6468 email: carolynb28@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

In Hoosick Falls there is hiking, biking, and kayaking on Hoosick River Greenway and Rail Trail. Visit the Bennington Monument, Bennington Battlefield, Old First Congregational Church, where Robert Frost is buried, Bennington Museum, Grandma Moses exhibit, and the Bennington Center for the Arts, all in Bennington, VT. Visit the Clark Art Institute, Williams College, Mass MoCA, Mt. Greylock, and the Appalachian Trail in Williamstown, MA.
Parking Location

Parking Location

75 Pine Valley Road, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090

Directions and Other Information

Use address or coordinates for directions.
This is private property that is a flat mown meadow. Arrive with full water and empty black and grey tanks. DO NOT ARRIVE EARLY OR PLAN TO STAY AFTER THE END DATE.

GPS Coordinates

N42.85617, W73.35213Click on link to see Google Map


Virginia City, MT

June 26, 2019 to June 29, 2019
Hosts

Dana Alford (720) 308-7407

Activity Ideas

Visit Virginia City, at one time the most important city in SW Montana, now providing one of the most well-preserved glimpses into the gold rush days. Visit the Opera House and the Thompson-Hickman Museum, or ride horses at Montana Carriage, or screen for rubies at the Red Rock Mine and Garnet Gallery.

Parking Location

Ruby River Reservoir, Upper Ruby Rd, Alder, MT 406-683-8000 BLM Land

Directions and Other Information

DO NOT FOLLOW GPS TO RUBY RIVER RESERVOIR, IT WILL USE DIRT ROADS. Follow these directions: Turn right onto US Hwy 191, in 5.5 miles turn right onto Hwy 287N, in Alder, turn left onto 1st St, which will bear to the left and become Upper Ruby Rd, go about 9 miles and arrive at Ruby River Reservoir.

Elevation 5,404ft. Dispersed sites, use established circle/site. Toilets, no dump or water.

Dump and water available at the Rambling Moose Campground, 1302 E Warren St, Virginia City, MT. $5 for dump, water varies depending on size of tank, up to $10.

GPS Coordinates

45.225556 -112.119413Click on link to see Google Map


Pink Mountain, BC

June 9, 2019 to June 10, 2019
Hosts

No host needed, overnight stop only.

Activity Ideas

Stop in Fort Nelson, visit Fort Nelson Heritage Museum and Fort Nelson Information Centre. Free water and dump adjacent to the Visitor Center. Eat homemade pie at Buckinghorse River Lodge.

Parking Location

Buckinghorse River Lodge parking lot, Mile 175 Alaska Highway.

Directions and Other Information

Restaurant, homemade pies and ice cream, novelties, gas, diesel, and propane. Free RV parking in huge parking lot.

GPS Coordinates

57.38833, -122.8522Click on link to see Google Map


Tumbler Ridge, BC

June 6, 2019 to June 8, 2019
Hosts

JoAnne Hansen (970) 376-3012

Activity Ideas

Drive or boat ride to Kinuseo Falls, hiking.

Parking Location

Tumbler Ridge Golf Course RV parking.

Directions and Other Information

Time change. $16/night includes electricity. There are some pull through sites, showers and facilities at golf course club house, while they are open, until 9:30 p.m.

GPS Coordinates

55.13687, -121.01528Click on link to see Google Map


Grand Tetons, WY

June 10, 2019 to June 11, 2019
Hosts

No Host Needed

Activity Ideas

On June 11, 2019, the West, Northwest Circuit will start a gathering at Gros Ventre.

Parking Location

Gros Ventre (pronounced Gro Vant) Forest Service Campground, 100 Gros Ventre Campground Road, Kelly, WY 83011, (307) 739-3300.

Directions and Other Information

From Moran, take US Hwy 26W, go 23 miles, at the traffic circle take the 3rd exit onto Gros Ventre Rd, go 4.6mi and turn right onto Gros Ventre CG Rd. Try for last loop to left. Dump & water available. $29 or $14.50 with Senior Pass per night for dry camping. This campground is first come, first served, and fills early

GPS Coordinates

N43.6155, W110.6656Click on link to see Google Map


Moran, WY

June 9, 2019 to June 10, 2019
Hosts

No Host Needed, just an overnight stop.

Activity Ideas

Overnight stop

Parking Location

Hatchet Campground, Teton NF, Flagstaff Rd/Forest Road 30160, Moran, WY 307 543-2386

Directions and Other Information

From US Hwy 26, go .25mi west of Buffalo Ranger Station and turn left onto Flagstaff Rd/Forest Road 30160 and CG will be on the left. Overflow for CG is to the right and free dispersed camping on FR 30160. Dry Camping in CG is $12; with Sr. Pass is $6, first come, first served. Water and Toilets.

GPS Coordinates

N43.824483, W110.355645Click on link to see Google Map


Riverton, WY

June 6, 2019 to June 9, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Bike the Wyoming Heritage Trail, a 22-mile rail trail from Riverton to Shoshoni, WY. Visit the Riverton Museum with exhibits on the Wild, Wild West and Mining. See artifacts and artwork of the Northern Arapaho at the Casino. Visit St. Stephens Mission or take a Hot Air Balloon ride.

Parking Location

Wind River Casino, 10269 Wyoming 789, Riverton, WY 82501 307 856-3964

Directions and Other Information

From Riverton, go 2miles south on WY-789, arrive at Casino on the right. Dry camping available in parking lot, Electric available in Campground for $25.

GPS Coordinates

N42.996854, W108.383993Click on link to see Google Map


Douglas, WY

June 4, 2019 to June 6, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Visit the Ayers Natural Bridge and Park, the Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center, Fort Fetterman – Old Fort on the Prairie, the Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum. Take the Historic Walking Tour of the town.

Parking Location

River Side Park Campground, 416 W. Grant St, Douglas, WY 307 358-9750

Directions and Other Information

Take Exit 140 off I-25 and travel east approx. 1mi, cross the river and park is to the north. Free Dry Camping, Showers and Dump available. Limit of 2 nights.

GPS Coordinates

N42.76291, W105.391933Click on link to see Google Map


Dingman’s Ferry, PA (NEW)

June 2, 2019 to June 7, 2019
Hosts

Randy Smischny (913) 226-4550

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


Ft. MacLeod, AB

May 22, 2019 to May 23, 2019
Hosts

Host needed Co-Host – Randy Rydberg (520) 450-8947

Parking Location

Midnight Stadium Parking, 50 Barracks Trail.

Directions and Other Information

Just west of downtown, before the junction of Hwy 2 and Hwy 3, south side of Hwy 2.

GPS Coordinates

49.71966, -113.41891Click on link to see Google Map


Pelly Crossing, YT

August 16, 2019 to August 17, 2019
Hosts

No host needed, overnight only.

Parking Location

Pelly Crossing Campground

Directions and Other Information

30 sites, pit toilets, water spigot, dump at gas station nearby for a few dollars. Showers and laundry across the highway.

GPS Coordinates

62.82480, -136.57945Click on link to see Google Map


Dease Lake, BC

August 22, 2019 to August 23, 2019
Hosts

No host needed, just an overnight stop.

Parking Location

Samaritan’s Purse Ministry Center, Dease Lake Highway, Dease Lake, BC, (800) 663-6500, lnanninga@samaritan.ca

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

58.4365, -129.9888Click on link to see Google Map


Dease Lake, BC

June 3, 2019 to June 4, 2019
Hosts

No host needed, just an overnight stop.

Parking Location

Samaritan’s Purse Ministry Center, Dease Lake Highway, Dease Lake, BC, (800) 663-6500, lnanninga@samaritan.ca

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

58.4365, -129.9888Click on link to see Google Map


Shelby, MT

September 3, 2019
Hosts

No host is necessary.

Activity Ideas

This is the end of the North to Alaska 2019 circuit. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves on this circuit. Please direct any comments regarding the circuit to Lu Anne Frost, frostbites57@hotmail.com.

Check out the local shops, hike the Roadrunner Trail, visit the local museums, check out the Carousel Rest Area, and go kayaking.

Parking Location

Lake Sheloole Park, City of Shelby (406) 434-5222, 1210 Oilfield Avenue, $25/night for water and electric.

Directions and Other Information

3,320’ elevation

GPS Coordinates

48.522222, -111.85361Click on link to see Google Map


SAFFORD, AZ

March 29, 2019 to April 2, 2019
Hosts

Dave Bloom 805-708-4870

Activity Ideas

Take a drive on the Black Hills National Back Country Byway to Gila Box area, visit the Morenci Discovery Park, drive and hike Mount Graham, and visit the nearby hot springs.

Parking Location

BLM Land

Directions and Other Information

From Safford, take Highway 70 east approximately 2-3 miles and turn right on Haekel Road for approximately 1 mile. The BLM parking will be on the right.

GPS Coordinates

32.79391, -109.59319Click on link to see Google Map


Custer, SD

May 30, 2019 to June 4, 2019
Hosts

Host needed Co-Host – Randy Rydberg (520) 450-8947

Activity Ideas

A must do will be the Crazy Horse Spring Volksmarch (an organized hike), which is a 10K (6.2-mile) woodlands ramble to the world’s largest Mountain Carving in progress in the southern Black Hills of South Dakota. The hike will be on both June 1st and 2nd. We will bike segments of the George S Mickelson Trail, a 109 mile Rail-Trail with a crushed stone surface. This trail runs through the heart of the Black Hills, connecting Deadwood with Edgemont , and has nearly 100 converted railroad bridges and 4 tunnels, and much of it traverses national forest. Other adventures include a visit to the Wind Cave National Park and the Jewel Cave National Monument.

Parking Location

Oreville CG, Black Hills NF, 24462 US-385, Custer, SD (605) 574-4402 **Additional camping at Comanche Park Campground, Hwy 16, Custer, SD. GPS for Comanche is 43.73498, -103.71186

Directions and Other Information

From US-16W, turn left onto US-16W/US-385S/E Main St, go 3/6mi and turn left onto Railroad Ave/Walnut Ave, go .6mi and turn left onto US16W/US-385S/Main St, go 4.5mi and turn left onto FR 592 into the Oreville CG. $20 for non-electric site, Sr. Pass applies for discount. Reservations recommended.

GPS Coordinates

N43.87808, W103.61191Click on link to see Google Map


Rapid City, SD

May 25, 2019 to May 30, 2019
Hosts

Mark Vogelgesang (651) 775-8967 and Bonita Raders (225) 717-9219

Activity Ideas

Biking will include the Leonard Swanson Memorial Pathway which is an 8 mile trail that has an asphalt surface. The Elks Lodge in Rapid City is a very active lodge with a golf course. We will take advantage of this location to visit Mount Rushmore, the Black Hills of SD, one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 3333 Jolly Lane, Rapid City, SD (605) 393-1187

Directions and Other Information

From I-90W, take Exit 61 toward SD-79S, go .2mi and keep left following signs for US 16/SD-79S, go 450 ft and continue onto SD-79S/N Elk Vale Rd, go 2.8mi and take the SD-44 exit toward Rapid City, go .3mi turn right onto SD-44E, go .8mi and turn right onto Jolly Ln, go .5mi and arrive at Elks Lodge on the right. There are 10 sites with electric and unlimited dry camping.

GPS Coordinates

N44.05216, W103.1531Click on link to see Google Map


Murdo, SD

May 24, 2019 to May 25, 2019
Activity Ideas

This is an overnight stop. The Pioneer Auto Museum is located just next door to the Pilot Travel Center.

Parking Location

Pilot Travel Center, 601 E 5th St, Murdo, SD (605) 669-2465. The American RV Park has dry camping available for $25 and is also right off the interstate. Other possible O/N stays include the parking area near Wall Drug Store in Wall, SD.

Directions and Other Information

From I-90 W, take exit 192 and turn right onto I-90BUS W, arrive at Pilot Travel Center on the right. Free parking.

GPS Coordinates

N43.88601, W100.70467Click on link to see Google Map


Sioux Falls, SD

May 21, 2019 to May 24, 2019
Hosts

Mary Graves 414 536-7866

Activity Ideas

We will bike the Sioux Falls Bike Trails, which a Rail-Trail and has an asphalt surface. Also known at the Sioux Falls River Greenway, the trail forms a loop of nearly 30 miles of paved, multi-use pathways that link many of the city’s parks and green spaces. Much of the trail runs adjacent to Big Sioux River, which encircles the city. Other activities include Sioux Falls Park with a view to the city’s namesake Falls and see the remains of the 7 story Queen Bee Mill, a grain mill built in 1878 by Richard Pettigrew. Visit the Butterfly House & Aquarium to see over 800 free-flying butterflies or the Great Plains Zoo to see over 1000 animals.

Parking Location

Grand Falls Casino, 1415 Grand Falls Blvd, Larchwood, IA 712-777-7777

Directions and Other Information

From SD-11N, turn right onto 276th St, go 7.1mi and turn left onto Beech Ave, go 6.1mi and turn left onto IA-9W, go 1.2mi and turn right onto Grand Falls Blvd and arrive at Casino. Dry Camp parking is in the main parking lot.

GPS Coordinates

N43.49854, W96.50314Click on link to see Google Map


Council Bluffs, IA

May 18, 2019 to May 21, 2019
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242 and Lance Richards (352) 217-2736

Activity Ideas

We will bike the Wabash Trace Nature Trail, which is a Rail-Trail, 63 miles long and has asphalt, concrete and crushed limestone surfaces. This Hall of Fame rail-trail, the Wabash Trace Nature Trail earns its title—providing an amazing trip through the rural forests and countryside of southwest Iowa. The trail takes you on a 62.6-mile journey from Council Bluffs all the way to the Iowa–Missouri border in Blanchard, Iowa. Other points of interest include the Western Historic Trails Center, the Union Pacific Railroad Museum and the RailsWest Railroad Museum.

Parking Location

Horseshoe Casino, 2701 23rd Ave, Council Bluffs, IA

Directions and Other Information

From I-435 W, keep right to stay on I-29 N, take exit 1B and turn right onto South 24th Street, turn left into Horseshoe Casino. Free parking.

GPS Coordinates

N41.23662, W95.88653Click on link to see Google Map


Kansas City, MO

May 12, 2019 to May 18, 2019
Hosts

Randy Rydberg 520 450-8947

Activity Ideas

There are several bike trails in Kansas City, including the Tomahawk Creek, Indian Creek, and Gary Haller Trails. These trails range in distance from 12 to 26 miles. In addition, Kansas City has many fountains, sculptures and is famous for Kansas City Barbecue and Steak. Visit Fort Osage, a Trading Post built in 1808, the River Market Area, the Arabia Steamboat Museum (a ship found in a corn field), and Independence, MO home of Harry Truman and the National Frontier Trails Museum. There is an American Jazz Museum and Harley Davidson Tour. Visit Lewis and Clark State Park, Weston Bend, Independence Creek, and Atchison, KS birthplace of Amelia Earhart (trolley tour and museum here).

Parking Location

Ameristar Casino, 3200 N. Ameristar Drive, Kansas City MO. (816) 414-7000

Directions and Other Information

From I-435N, take exit 55B and merge onto MO-210E, go 1.1mi and turn right onto North Ameristar Dr, go .2mi and turn right to arrive at the Casino. Free Parking

GPS Coordinates

N39.1505235, W94.4869933Click on link to see Google Map


Sedalia, MO

May 9, 2019 to May 12, 2019
Activity Ideas

We will finish the last segments of the Katy Trail, and possibly the Rock Island Spur Trail that heads to Pleasant Hill. Sedalia has antique stores, flea markets and wineries for other activity options.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 119 Winchester Rd, Sedalia, MO (660) 826-6631

Directions and Other Information

From US-65 S, turn right onto Liberty Park Blvd, take an immediate right onto Dundee Ave, go .2mi and turn left onto W Main St, go 1mi and turn left onto Winchester Dr, arrive at Moose Lodge on the left. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N38.71231, W93.26881Click on link to see Google Map


Boonville, MO

May 6, 2019 to May 9, 2019
Hosts

Larry Shew 360 701-3016

Activity Ideas

We will continue to bike segments of the Katy Trail, which at this point leaves the Missouri River and heads southwest. The Katy Depot and Caboose is located here. Other activities include exploring Boonville’s rich history by touring the local mansions or taking the self-guided walking tour. Visit the Budweiser Clydesdales at Warm Springs Ranch.

Parking Location

Isle of Capri Casino, 100 Isle of Capri Blvd, Boonville, MO

Directions and Other Information

From I-70W take Exit 106 and turn right onto MO-87N, go 4.1mi and turn left onto E Morgan St, go .3mi and turn right onto 2nd St/Isle of Capri Blvd and arrive at Isle of Capri Casino. Free Parking.

GPS Coordinates

N38.97685, W92.74947Click on link to see Google Map


Jefferson City, MO

May 2, 2019 to May 6, 2019
Hosts

Mary Graves 414 536-7866

Parking Location

Elks Lodge #513, 901 Ellis Blvd., Jefferson City (573) 636-9533, $10/night donation.

Directions and Other Information

From US-50 W take the Eastland Drive exit, turn left onto Eastland Dr for 2.3 miles. There is only one electrical hookup, but they have plenty of area for dry camping, upper and lower lots. This lodge has dinners on Thursday and Friday night that are reasonably priced – and dancing on Saturday evening. If possible, the coordinator or host of this site should call the Club Manager, Barb at (573) 636-9533, the day before arrival, with an approximate number of campers and an approximate number for dinners.

GPS Coordinates

N 38.551254, W92.183965Click on link to see Google Map


St. Louis/Wildwood, MO

April 28, 2019 to May 2, 2019
Hosts

Randy Rydberg 520 450-8947

Activity Ideas

We will bike segments of the Katy Trail, which spans 240 miles of Missouri, and is the longest continuous rail-trail in the US. It intersects with rural farmland, scenic small towns and centers of commerce and government across Missouri. The surface is crushed stone and gravel. Other activities include a visit the Gateway to the West. Take a ride up in the Arch and look out over the city. Many attractions are FREE, including Museum of Westward Expansion at the Gateway Arch, St Louis Zoo, History, Science and Art Centers, Cahokia Indian Mounds State Historic Site and tours of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery and Grant’s Farm.

Parking Location

Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park, 800 Guy Park Drive, Wildwood, MO 63005; 636-458-3813

Directions and Other Information

From Wildwood, MO go north on Hwy 109. Turn left on Babler Park Dr. Turn left into Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park.
$23/elec, $13/basic; dump station and water; no arrival before 3:00 p.m. Reservations recommended

GPS Coordinates

N38.617794, W90.679467Click on link to see Google Map


Indianapolis, IN

April 24, 2019 to April 28, 2019
Activity Ideas

Biking the Monon Trail, which is 23 miles, with an asphalt base. This is an urban trail with art work along the way and some residential areas. Other activities include visits/tours to the Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hall of Fame Museum, Indiana War Memorial, Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum – Soldiers & Sailors Monument, Scottish Rite Cathedral, Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, Indiana State Capitol, Central Canal.

Parking Location

Speedway Moose Lodge, 4917 W. Vermont St, Indianapolis, IN (317) 244-6183

Directions and Other Information

From I-70W, take Exit 77 and turn right onto Holt Rd, go .7mi and turn left onto Rockville Rd, go .5mi and turn right onto Gasoline Alley, go .6mi and turn left onto W Vermont St, arrive at Speedway Moose Lodge on the left. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N39.771939, W86.243463Click on link to see Google Map


Richmond, IN

April 21, 2019 to April 24, 2019
Hosts

Carol Petty 509 521-1242

Activity Ideas

Biking the Cardinal Greenway, which is the longest rail-trail in Indiana at over 61 miles with an asphalt base from Richmond to Marion. There is a on-road route for 11.3 miles between Jonesboro to Gaston.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 2100 U.S. Hwy 27 S, Richmond, IN (765) 966-0952

Directions and Other Information

From US-40 W, turn left onto Garwood Rd, go 1.2mi and turn right onto Hodgin Rd, go 2.6mi and turn left onto US-27S/S 8th St, go 1.3mi and turn right and arrive at Elks Lodge. $10 donation.

GPS Coordinates

N39.79842, W84.89373Click on link to see Google Map


Dayton, OH

April 16, 2019 to April 21, 2019
Activity Ideas

Biking the northern part of the Little Miami Scenic Trail will be the focus of this stop, along with many other trails in the area. The Little Miami Scenic Trail is over 78 miles from the outskirts of Cincinnati to Springfield, it is a Rail-Trail with asphalt and concrete surfaces.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 2801 Old Troy Pike, Dayton, OH. (937) 236-7560

Directions and Other Information

Take Exit 56 from I-75N and turn right onto Stanley Ave. Turn left onto Troy St, the Elks Lodge will be on the left in 1 mile. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N39.79859, W84.15897Click on link to see Google Map


Cincinnati, OH

April 11, 2019 to April 16, 2019
Hosts

Arlene Teague 828 443-0279

Activity Ideas

Biking the Southern part of the Little Miami Scenic Trail will be the focus of this stop, along with many other trails in the area. The Little Miami Scenic Trail is over 78 miles from the outskirts of Cincinnati to Springfield, it is a Rail-Trail with asphalt and concrete surfaces. Other activities include the Cincinnati Zoo with the famous baby hippo, Fiona, a visit to Findlay Market, first opened in 1855, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and a walk in Eden Park.
Parking Location

Parking Location

Hollywood Casino, 515 Dunn St, Lawrenceburg, IN. RV Parking is next door to the parking tower.

Directions and Other Information

From I-275W take Exit 16 toward Greendale/Lawrenceburg, go .8mi and continue onto Belleview Dr, go .3mi and turn left onto E Eads Pkwy, go 1.5mi and turn Left onto Hollywood Blvd, go .4mi slight Right to stay on Hollywood Blvd, go .2mi turn Right onto George St, go 350ft, turn Right onto Dunn Street. Free parking.

GPS Coordinates

N39.09843, W84.84569Click on link to see Google Map


Tusayan, AZ

April 27, 2019 to April 29, 2019
Hosts

Helene Rutherford (248)459-1449

Activity Ideas

Visit the Grand Canyon National Park

Parking Location

BLM land just south of Tusayan

Directions and Other Information

North on AZ 64 to FR688 (between mile markers 232 and 233), drive east either .3 miles or 1 mile depending on the number of rigs. Free. There may be a dump and water available in the Grand Canyon Campground.

GPS Coordinates

35.926463, -112.130238Click on link to see Google Map


Talkeetna, AK

July 26, 2019 to July 28, 2019
Hosts

Margaret Murray (970) 214-4943

Activity Ideas

Talkeetna is located at the convergence of three glacial rivers overlooking a 20,000 foot peak. Take a white water rafting excursion, jet boat or river boat, or go flightseeing. There are also zipline tours, fishing and hiking. Take a walk around downtown Talkeetna for quaint shops, breweries, and restaurants. The Hurricane Turn Train will take you from Talkeetna to Hurricane Gulch or the Denali Star Route runs from Anchorage to Fairbanks with stops in Talkeetna and Denali.

Parking Location

Montana Creek State Recreation Site, 96 South Parks Highway, Willow, AK (907) 733-5267 Summer camping information, (907) 345-5764 (winter).

Directions and Other Information

Take the Glenn Hwy to the George Parks Hwy, then north to milepost 96.6. The park entrance is on the left. If you reach the Talkeetna Spur Road, you have gone too far. There are 36 Campsites, no RV size limit, with toilets and water, $20/night.
GPS Coordinates

GPS Coordinates

62.103432, -150.059335Click on link to see Google Map


Talkeetna, AK

June 25, 2019 to June 27, 2019
Activity Ideas

Talkeetna is located at the convergence of three glacial rivers overlooking a 20,000 foot peak. Take a white water rafting excursion, jet boat or river boat, or go flightseeing. There are also zipline tours, fishing and hiking. Take a walk around downtown Talkeetna for quaint shops, breweries, and restaurants. The Hurricane Turn Train will take you from Talkeetna to Hurricane Gulch or the Denali Star Route runs from Anchorage to Fairbanks with stops in Talkeetna and Denali.

Parking Location

Montana Creek State Recreation Site, 96 South Parks Highway, Willow, AK (907) 733-5267 Summer camping information, (907) 345-5764 (winter).

Directions and Other Information

Take the Glenn Hwy to the George Parks Hwy, then north to milepost 96.6. The park entrance is on the left. If you reach the Talkeetna Spur Road, you have gone too far. There are 36 Campsites, no RV size limit, with toilets and water, $20/night.

GPS Coordinates

62.103788, -150.059324Click on link to see Google Map


Bangor, ME

July 17, 2019 to July 23, 2019
Hosts

Dana Skaggs 217 971-3083

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

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 5, 2019 to July 17, 2019
Hosts

Dana Skaggs 217 971-3083

Activity Ideas

Visit Acadia National Park, Timber Tina’s 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

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