Past Events

New Meadows, ID

June 19, 2017 to June 26, 2017
Hosts

Leda Coughlin 248-895-3706 / Murray Lisook 602-318-5446

Activity Ideas

Hiking, kayaking rivers and lakes, biking, shopping and restaurants in McCall, scenic drives, hot springs.

Parking Location

Zims Hot Springs 2995 Zims Road New Meadows, ID

Directions and Other Information

From New Meadows, drive north on Hwy 95 for 4 miles. Then go west (left) on Circle C Lane (aka Zims Road) to the hot springs. 12 E/W sites for $22+tax. Dry camping for $12 +tax. Dump available.

GPS Coordinates

N45.038818, W116.29153 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Ontario, OR

June 12, 2017 to June 19, 2017
Hosts

Dianne Boor 303-681-4792 / Cindy Hale 970-903-7492

Activity Ideas

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Parking Location

Malheur County Fairgrounds, 795 NW 9th St, Ontario, OR 97914 Phone: (541) 889-3431

Directions and Other Information

From I-84, take Exit 376A to US-30 BUS W/E Idaho Ave in Ontario. Turn right onto US-30 BUS W/E Idaho Ave, then turn right onto NW 9th St. Dry camping is $10/night, $15 for electric and $20 Full hookup. Free dump and water on-site.

GPS Coordinates

N44.0365014, W116.9753386 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Twin Falls, ID

June 1, 2017 to June 12, 2017
Hosts

Carolyn Baird (208)733-2058 Tom Voyles (254) 220-3703

Activity Ideas

Shoshone Falls, Base Jumping near Visitors Center, 1975 jump site of Evil Kenival. Chobani and Cliff bar bakery tours. Possible wine tasting on first Friday.

Parking Location

Fairgrounds, 215 Fair Ave., Filer, ID 83328

Directions and Other Information

From Salt Lake City on I-84. Take exit 182. Turn left on State Route 50. Proceed south approximately 1 1/4 miles to E3900 N Rd/Addison Ave turn left. Follow Addison Ave to Fair Ave in Filer, approximately 16 1/4 miles. Turn right on Fair Ave.
From the south (Jackpot, NV) Continue north on US 93 (approximately 42 3/4 miles) to US 30. Turn west on US 30 to Fair Ave. Turn right on Fair Ave.
Hookups are $20 per night, dry camping is $10.60 per night, $53 per week.

GPS Coordinates

N42.570218, W114.604127 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Ontario, OR

June 9, 2017 to June 12, 2017
Hosts

Les Smith (509) 710-1629

Activity Ideas

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Parking Location

Malheur County Fairgrounds, 795 NW 9th St, Ontario, OR 97914 Phone: (541) 889-3431

Directions and Other Information

From I-84, take Exit 376A to US-30 BUS W/E Idaho Ave in Ontario. Turn right onto US-30 BUS W/E Idaho Ave, then turn right onto NW 9th St. Dry camping is $10/night, $15 for electric and $20 Full hookup. Free dump and water on-site.

GPS Coordinates

N44.0365014, W116.9753386 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Clearwater Lake – Piedmont, MO (NEW LOCATION)

June 11, 2017 to June 17, 2017
Hosts

Randy Smischny randy@smischny.us 913-226-4550

Activity Ideas

Kayak Current River, hike, bike, historic Civil War site Fort Benton.

Parking Location

River Road COE Campground, on the Black River below the dam.

Directions and Other Information

From Piedmont MO: Go 1 mi S on Hwy-34, then 4 mi SW & NW on CR-HH.
There are 27 reservable electric only sites as of June 5. Can be reserved at 877-444-6777 or online at recreation.gov. $8 with senior pass, Water and dump in campground.

GPS Coordinates

N37.133859, W90.76525 - Click on link to see Google Map


Norfolk / Mountain Home, AR (COORDINATES UPDATE)

May 30, 2017 to June 11, 2017
Hosts

Randy Smischny randy@smischny.us 913-226-4550

Activity Ideas

Kayak White River and Norfolk Lake, hike, fish, kayak, day trips to local attractions, free days for laundry, shopping, etc.

Parking Location

Dam Quarry COE Campground, Norfolk Lake, Reservable on Recreation.Gov (877) 444-6777

Directions and Other Information

3 miles northeast of Norfolk, AK on Highway 5, then 2 miles east on Highway 177. Norfolk Lake is located on the North Fork River in the Ozark Highlands of North Central Arkansas.

GPS Coordinates

N36.248929, W92.242617 - Click on link to see Google Map


Panguich, UT

May 19, 2017 to May 27, 2017
Hosts

Larry Guidry, 909.246.8519, and Donna Backus, 734.476.3788

Activity Ideas

Bryce Canyon and its many activities, Cedar Breaks National Monument, and driving US-12 from Red Canyon to Torrey, known as the most scenic drive in the United States. There are an abundance of walking tours, hiking, biking, and just enjoying the view.

Parking Location

Paradise RV Park, 2153 US-89, Panguich, UT, 435.676.8348.

Directions and Other Information

Take US 89 north to Panguich. Turn right at traffic light (US-89 turns right) and drive approximately 4 miles until you arrive at Paradise RV Park, on the left side of the road. Nightly fee is $10 for dry camping, $15.95 for 30 amp and $17.95 for 50 amp. Dump and water fee is $3.00. Credit cards are not accepted.

GPS Coordinates

N37.860719, W112.439008 - Click on link to see Google Map


Bryce, UT

May 17, 2017
Activity Ideas

Bryce Canyon shuttle, bus and walking tours, 4-wheel back roads in abundance, ATV, horseback and wagon rides, shops at Bryce Canyon and Ruby’s Village, hiking and many miles of paved bike paths thru Red Canyon and into Bryce Canyon.

Parking Location

National forest 2 miles past Tropic Reservoir.

Directions and Other Information

From Kanab take Hwy 89 north to Hwy 12 east thru Red Canyon. Go past MM10 and look for sign to Tropic Reservoir (before MM11). Turn right on well maintained dirt road and travel 7 miles to reservoir. Stay on east side of reservoir and go 2 more miles to a dirt road on the left. (sign just before road says Skunk Creek and points right) Go left down small hill to large flat meadow and area with camping under trees. Free for 14 days. Propane, water and dump available at Sinclair station and Ruby’s RV Park and Campground on Hwy 63 for $(4 miles further on Hwy 12 on the way to Bryce Canyon). Also groceries and other supplies available at Ruby’s General Store. Restaurants at several motels along the way, Ruby’s and the lodge in the National park.
GPS Coordinates are for Tropic Reservoir.

GPS Coordinates

N37.609689, W112.254066 - Click on link to see Google Map


Jackson, WY

August 16, 2017 to August 23, 2017
Hosts

Donna Backus donnab5568@gmail.com 734-476-3788

Activity Ideas

Teton hiking, kayaking, sightseeing and shopping and eating in Jackson.

Parking Location

TBD – two choices, Gros Ventre campground in the Tetons NP (they may or may not have room because of eclipse), or National Forest south of Lander WY will accommodate 15-25 rigs.

Directions and Other Information

Jackson, WY

August 16, 2017 to August 23, 2017

Hosts

Activity Ideas
Teton hiking, kayaking, sightseeing and shopping and eating in Jackson.

Gros Ventre - ~7 mi N of Jackson (~6 mi S of Moose) on US-26, go NE ~4.5 mi on Gros Ventre Rd.

Lander NF – Take hwy 131 south from Lander and climb the mountain. The road is also known as Louis Lake Rd. After turning to gravel, go about 1 more mile to our dispersed campsite.

GPS Coordinates
Lander – N42.685129, W108.888749
Gros Ventre – N43.616380, W110.666227

GPS Coordinates

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Red Lodge, MT

August 2, 2017 to August 9, 2017
Hosts

Mark Cotter 818-468-3968

Activity Ideas

Hiking, site see Beartooth Highway, visit town of Red Lodge

Parking Location

National Forest – primitive site will accommodate only 10-15 rigs.

Directions and Other Information

US-212 ~10 mi S of town to MM 59. Turn is marked as Lions Camp & Lake Fork Trail. After turning, you can see FR-2346 sign, go over a bridge, go ~200', TL across creek bridge.

GPS Coordinates

N45.081976, W109.377801 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Abilene, TX

May 22, 2017 to May 26, 2017
Hosts

COHOST: Kimberly Key 832-776-4396

Parking Location

Elks Lodge (?)

Directions and Other Information

I-20 East

GPS Coordinates

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Fredericksburg, TX

March 29, 2017 to April 2, 2017
Hosts

Elmer Scarbrough (806)543-4226

Activity Ideas

Tour Johnson City and Johnson Ranch (Grayline or carpool)

Parking Location

First Baptist Church 1407 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Directions and Other Information

Use GPS Coordinates.

GPS Coordinates

N30.256289, W98.856063 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Riggins, ID

June 19, 2017 to June 25, 2017
Hosts

John Stockamp 206-321-9511 Judy Carram 480-815-7665

Activity Ideas

Hell’s Canyon jet boat ride, raft or jet boat on the Salmon River, scenic drives, hiking.

Parking Location

Short’s Bar BLM area (208-962-3245 Cottonwood Field Office)

Directions and Other Information

From Hwy 95 at the south end of Riggins, turn east on Salmon River Road. Go approx. 1 mile to Shorts Bar on the left.

GPS Coordinates

N45.413069, W116.302488 - Click on link to see Google Map

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New Meadows, ID

June 12, 2017 to June 19, 2017
Hosts

Nancy Holmes 208-630-4908

Activity Ideas

Hiking, kayaking rivers and lakes, biking, shopping and restaurants in McCall, scenic drives, hot springs.

Parking Location

Zims Hot Springs 2995 Zims Road New Meadows, ID

Directions and Other Information

From New Meadows, drive north on Hwy 95 for 4 miles. Then go west (left) on Circle C Lane (aka Zims Road) to the hot springs. 12 E/W sites for $22+tax. Dry camping for $12 +tax. Dump available.

GPS Coordinates

N45.038818, W116.29153 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Grandview/Bruneau, ID

June 9, 2017 to June 12, 2017
Hosts

Les Smith (509) 710-1629

Parking Location

CJ Strike Dam

Directions and Other Information

Go thru Mountain Home, under railroad underpass, thru Grandview. At Hwy-78, turn left out of town, past high school (on left)-turn left. Go to 2nd canal road and turn right onto canal road. Parking aria among the trees. Free. Dump and water. Also, a large overflow lot below dam available.

GPS Coordinates

N42.9460, W115.9815 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Twin Falls, ID

June 1, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Hosts

Carolyn Baird (208)733-2058

Activity Ideas

Shoshone Falls, Base Jumping near Visitors Center, 1975 jump site of Evil Kenival. Chobani and Cliff bar bakery tours. Possible wine tasting on first Friday.

Parking Location

Fairgrounds, 215 Fair Ave., Filer, ID 83328

Directions and Other Information

From Salt Lake City on I-84. Take exit 182. Turn left on State Route 50. Proceed south approximately 1 1/4 miles to E3900 N Rd/Addison Ave turn left. Follow Addison Ave to Fair Ave in Filer, approximately 16 1/4 miles. Turn right on Fair Ave.
From the south (Jackpot, NV) Continue north on US 93 (approximately 42 3/4 miles) to US 30. Turn west on US 30 to Fair Ave. Turn right on Fair Ave.
Hookups are $20 per night, dry camping is $10.60 per night, $53 per week.

GPS Coordinates

N42.570218, W114.604127 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Santa Fe, NM

June 18, 2017 to June 25, 2017
Activity Ideas

Visit Old Santa Fe, old Fort Union NM, Rough Riders Memorial collection, Christo Rey Church adobe structure of 1761, custom tour (505) 438-7116, state capitol, San Miguel Church 1610.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 1615 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM

Directions and Other Information

From I-25 take exit 284 (Old Pecos Trail), bear right at junction with 466. Continue about 1 mile. Driveway to Elks is hard to see on right, small sign. Park behind lodge in field. Donation

GPS Coordinates

N35.66008, W105.93855 - Click on link to see Google Map


Arrey, NM

March 24, 2017 to March 30, 2017
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, fishing, hiking, hot springs in nearby Truth or Consequences, and and eclectic town.

Parking Location

Caballo State Park, Riverside CG, Hwy187, Arrey, NM 575-7433942

Directions and Other Information

From Columbus head north on NM11 to Deming. When you pass under I-10 NM11 will become NM180. Continue about 3 miles to NM26 - turn right onto NM26 and head for Hatch. Go thru Hatch to I-25 north. Take exit 59 (you will see a brown state park sign along I-25 announcing the park). Go right. Riverside CG is the first right and the main CG is slightly farther up the road. Electric and water sites available at Riverside, also boondocking, toilets and showers. Dump and water also available at main CG.

GPS Coordinates

N32.907072, W107.311532 - Click on link to see Google Map


Amarillo, TX

June 1, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Hosts

Don Gibson 806-930-1166

Activity Ideas

: Texas Show at Palo Duro Canyon, 1514 5th Ave., Canyon, TX 806-655-2181 Make reservations. (GPS N34.978508, W101.927993)

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information

US-27 north to SH-217.

GPS Coordinates

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Lubbock, TX

May 26, 2017 to June 1, 2017
Activity Ideas

Heritage Musem, Windmill Museum, Silent Wings Museum.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 3409 Milwaukee Ave., Lubbock, TX

Directions and Other Information

I-20 west to US-84 west. Turn left onto highway 289. Take the 34th St. exit. Turn left on 34th St. Turn left on Milwaukee Ave. Elks lodge is on the left. Follow GPS.

GPS Coordinates

N33.562393, W101.955834 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Fort Worth, TX

May 15, 2017 to May 22, 2017
Hosts

Linda Dean 623-256-5989 / COHOST: Kimberly Key 832-776-4396

Activity Ideas

Football stadium, Stockyards (inc. Billy Bob’s)

Parking Location

Lake Benbrook, Pearl Ranch Rd.

Directions and Other Information

I-35 north to I-35W. Follow GPS.

GPS Coordinates

N32.616017, W97.497482 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Waco, TX

May 9, 2017 to May 15, 2017
Activity Ideas

Texas Rangers Museum, Botanical gardens, Meridian Branch Compound.

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information

I-35 North

GPS Coordinates

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Austin, TX

May 2, 2017 to May 9, 2017
Hosts

COHOST: Sharron Major 316-882-8800

Activity Ideas

Oldest dance hall in Texas in Austin and Gruene, TX. Bat mass flight from under bridge in town.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 7237E. Hwy. 290, Austin, TX

Directions and Other Information

I-10 west to US-90.

GPS Coordinates

N30.322781, W97.679762 - Click on link to see Google Map

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NM State Parks

March 16, 2017
Hosts

A COORDINATOR AND HOSTS ARE NEEDED FOR THIS CIRCUIT TO HAPPEN. For questions call Karen Minard 661-301-7253

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information

Based on staying in state parks. Annual Pass is $225 for non-residents, $180 for NM residents ($100 if over 62). Allows free dry camping for 1 year ending on the last day of the month that pass is purchased ($10 a day without pass). Electric, when available, is $4.00 a day additional. Water and dump available at State Parks. NM web site: www.nmparks.com Phone number for resevations or questions for all of NM parks: 887-664-7787. CHECK TO MAKE SURE PRICES HAVE NOT CHANGED.

GPS Coordinates

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Anahuac, TX (near Houston)

April 27, 2017 to May 2, 2017
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, swimming, fishing, boardwalk. 57 miles to Houston Space Center for tours.

Parking Location

Fort Anahuac Park, 1704 S Main, Houston, TX 409-267-2409

Directions and Other Information

Hwy-60 northeast to Tx-288 north to SR-61 west. Go 1 mile then 1 mile south on S. Main St. (on Trinity Bay). No facilities. Free.

GPS Coordinates

N29.757223, W94.684492 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Port Aransas, TX

April 18, 2017 to April 25, 2017
Hosts

Linda Dean 623-256-5989

Activity Ideas

Kayaking, birding, heated pool, community theatre, golf, hiking, museum, fishing boats, boat tours. Kings Ranch tour in Kingsville.

Parking Location

I.B Magee Beach Park , 321 N. on the Beach, Port Aransas, Tx (361-749-6117)-Individuals must make reservations ASAP. Ask for Alicia.

Directions and Other Information

North to Hwy-361 east. In Port Aransas turn right at stoplight onto Ave. G. to beach and right onto sand. $12 for 8 days. Dump and water $4 in county park. Toll for ferry to go over to island.

GPS Coordinates

N27.828194, W97.053542 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Corpus Christi, TX

April 9, 2017 to April 18, 2017
Hosts

Mary Marcus 303-908-9838

Parking Location

Malaquite Beach on Padre Island 361-949-8173 X5 or 361-949-8068 for reservations.

Directions and Other Information

I-37 south. Then right on SR-358 over JFK Causeway to Padre Island. Right on Padre Island Dr. to Malaquite Beach. Dump and water available on beach.

GPS Coordinates

N27.43043, W97.29624 - Click on link to see Google Map

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San Antonio, TX

April 2, 2017 to April 9, 2017
Hosts

Paul Aakervick 775-722-8830 / COHOST: Tom Waring 320-304-2533

Activity Ideas

Gray Line tours to Luckenbach, Johnson City and Fredericksburg-$75 person-you do lunch. Guide included. If more than 20 people we get our own bus.

Parking Location

Elks Club, 15650 Market Hill, San Antonio, TX. Make reservations. *MJ’s daughter looking into an alternative for this also.

Directions and Other Information

From I-10 east take the 1604 Loop west (exit 556A). Take the first Frontage Road exit and continue on the frontage road to Market Hill, turn right. Elks Lodge is on the right.

GPS Coordinates

N29.590541, W98.621660 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Del Rio, TX

March 21, 2017 to March 27, 2017
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, hiking, guided walking tours, visitor center, forts, fishing.

Parking Location

San Pedro Campground, Amistad Nat. Rec. Area 830-775-7491

Directions and Other Information

TX-90 southeast-left on Spur 454 (Sunrise Ave). Right on rural road to campground-look for brown sign. Dump and water along road to Diablo East boat ramp.

GPS Coordinates

N29.466902, W100.952118 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Big Bend Nat. Park, TX

March 10, 2017 to March 19, 2017
Hosts

Tom Waring 320-304-2533 & Laurie Krusinski 503-679-5601

Activity Ideas

Host check weather-could be hot.

Parking Location

Stillwell Ranch and Store, 48421 FM2627, Alpine, TX 79830 432-376-2244

Directions and Other Information

Take Hwy. 90 to TX-385 south to FM2627. Call Elmer to confirm-he must have number of guests-needs 15.

GPS Coordinates

N29.644317, W103.079055 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Fort Davis, TX

March 7, 2017 to March 10, 2017
Hosts

Carolyn Baird 208-733-2058 COHOST: John Stockamp 206-321-9511

Activity Ideas

Marfa lights phenomenon, Mc Donald Observatory, Fort Davis.

Parking Location

Mc Millen RV Park, 43424 TX-17, Ft. Davis, TX

Directions and Other Information

I-10 east to TX-90 southeast (exit 140A)-go right. Then go left on Hwy. 17 to Fort Davis

GPS Coordinates

N30.580706, W103.90293 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Los Cruses NM (Sunland Location Changed)

March 3, 2017 to March 7, 2017
Hosts

Barb Soumis & Mike Flanagan 715-460-2981/309-428-9821

Activity Ideas

Dance to live music in Casino. Visit nearby Las Cruces and El Paso. Tour Tony Lama boot factory.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 3000 Elk Drive, Los Cruses, NM

Directions and Other Information

From Deming, I-10 east to exit 135 onto US-70 east
to Elks Drive.

GPS Coordinates

N32.345231, W106.776970 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Deming, NM

February 28, 2017 to March 3, 2017
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum 720-425-0417

Parking Location

Low-Hi Ranch, 1795 O’Kelley Rd., Deming, NM

Directions and Other Information

I-10 east to Deming, Hwy. Hwy 11 (Gold St) south to O’Kelley Rd.-turn left. 1 mile on left. Boondocking $8. Water, dump, showers. Hookups available for $

GPS Coordinates

N32.210769, W107.735789 - Click on link to see Google Map

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3 month circuit (being organized)

February 28, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Hosts

Elmer Scarbrough highflyer1937@hotmail.com 806-543-4226 / Judy Banks judithbanks180@gmail.com 805-501-1722

Activity Ideas

A 3-month circuit through Texas is being organized. It will begin on February 28, 2017 in Deming, NM and end on June 7, 2017 in Amarillo, TX.
Planned stops at this time:
Deming, NM February 28
Sunland Park, NM March 1
Fort Davis March 7
Big Bend National Park March 10
Sanderson March 17

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information

Head East from Arizona.

GPS Coordinates

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Important Information (Puerto Penasco)

February 1, 2017 to February 21, 2017
Activity Ideas

PUERTO PENASCO, MEXICO
1. Passport required
2. Pets: Current rabies vaccination certificate required
3. An insurance agent from Mexico will come to our group at Organ Pipe Cactus Nat’l Monument to sell insurance for Mexico if you so need.

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

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Sierra Vista, AZ

February 14, 2017 to February 23, 2017
Hosts

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

Activity Ideas

Ft. Huachuca Museums, Tombstone, Bisbee Mine tour and historic town, Coronado National Memorial.

Parking Location

1 Elk Lane, Sierra Vista, AZ

Directions and Other Information

Take I-10 east to Benson. At Benson take AZ-90 27.5 miles south to Sierra Vista.Go straight at light when AZ-90 turns to the left. You will now be on Buffalo Soldier Trail. Turn left on Wilcox Drive. Lodge is on the right. Enter on east side of lodge. 14 sites have W & E.

GPS Coordinates

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

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Tucson, AZ

February 7, 2017 to February 14, 2017
Activity Ideas

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Saquaro National Park, Air and Space Museum and boneyard, Kitt Peak Observatory (reservations are needed for night tours), U of A Mirror Lab (reservations needed).

Parking Location

Casino Del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia, Tucson, AZ

Directions and Other Information

Take AZ 95 south to Parker. Stay on AZ 95 to Quartzite and get on I -10. Take I-10E to Hwy 89 at Buckeye. Go south to I-8 and go east to join I-10 again to Tucson. At Tucson go south on I-19 toward Nogales.
Take Valencia west off I-19 for 6+ mi to Casino del Sol. Turn left just before the gas station and then second right into parking area. Free.

GPS Coordinates

N32.128902, W111.082460 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Puerto Penasco, Mexico (Departure date flexible)

February 5, 2017 to February 21, 2017
Hosts

Paul Aakervick 775-722-8830

Activity Ideas

Departure date flexible-return to border when ready.

Shop Malecon and Shack’s 5th Avenue, walk beach at low tide, possible fishing trip, side trip to Biosphere, campfires on beach, sunset cruise. Get bodywork, painting or upholstery work done.

Parking Location

Concha del Mar Campground, Puerto Penasco, Mexico

Directions and Other Information

South on Mex 8 (becomes Benito Juarez at Puerto Penasco)to pedestrian overpass, then turn right (west) 6 blocks to sign for Playa Bonita. Turn right (north) 6 blocks to stop sign, then turn left (west) 3 blocks and go thru gate at Concha del Mar. +/- $10 per night. Water and dump available for $. Laundry and showers on site. (Last year reverse osmosis water was $.20 a gallon, dump free)

GPS Coordinates

N31.3162, W113.5525 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ (Puerto Penasco Circuit)

February 1, 2017 to February 5, 2017
Hosts

Paul Aakervick 775-722-8830

Activity Ideas

Ranger led talks, hikes and and van tours. Evening amphitheater presentations, wild flower desert drives and educational presentations at visitors center.

Parking Location

Twin Peaks campground, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Directions and Other Information

PUERTO PENASCO CARAVAN WILL LEAVE FROM HERE.

South on US 95 from Quartzsite to I-8 east in Yuma to Gila Bend. Then south on AZ-85 to Organ Pipe. Sign at visitors center for Twin Peaks campground. $8 per night w/senior pass. No hookups. Dump water and solar showers available.

GPS Coordinates

N31.942941, W112.811202 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Hesperia, CA NEW LOCATION

October 29, 2016 to November 4, 2016
Hosts

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

Activity Ideas

New Location for Oct. 29th to Nov 4th...

Here is the information Joanne sent to me, not sure what group/gathering/circuit this is anymore... Call her for more info.

Gps. 34.43643
-117.28919
Next stop Niland Ca. to stay at the Slabs till the dance rally or head straight to the Fountain of Youth.

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GPS:

Parking Location

Moose center #1808 10230 E Ave, Hesperia, CA

Directions and Other Information

$5 dry camping

GPS Coordinates

N34.43643, W117.28919 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Van Buren, MO

June 11, 2017 to June 17, 2017
Hosts

Randy Smischny randy@smischny.us

Activity Ideas

Visit Big Springs and CCC museum, kayak Current River, hike, bike and fish.

Parking Location

Big Springs Campground

Directions and Other Information

From Poplar Bluff, MO go west about 43 miles to Van Buren (Van Buren is 29 miles east of Winona). Go south 4 miles on Hwy. 103 to Big Spring campground. There are 26 first come/first served dry sites. Sites with W/E can be reserved at 877-444-6777 or online at recreation.gov. Dry $8 with senior pass, W/E $9.50 with senior pass. Water and dump in campground.

GPS Coordinates

N36.96448, W90.98170 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Mt. View, AR

May 24, 2017 to May 30, 2017
Activity Ideas

Folk music at town square, visit Ozark Folk Center, kayak White River, tour Blanchard Caverns, hike, bike and fish.

Parking Location

Sylamore Creek Campgrouund (RV Park)

Directions and Other Information

Travel 6 miles north of Mt. View on Hwy. 9/14 to Allison, then west on Hwy. 14 about .1 mile to campground. This is Memorial Day weekend-make reservations by calling 877-475-4223 or email scc@mv.tel.net . W/E sites $20, full h/u $25, dry camp $10. Cable TV $3.

GPS Coordinates

N35.94062, W92.11840 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Yellville, AR

May 18, 2017 to May 24, 2017
Activity Ideas

Kayak Buffalo River, hike, bike and fish.

Parking Location

Buffalo Point Campground

Directions and Other Information

From Harrison, AR go east 28 miles on Hwy. 62 to Yellville, then south 14 miles on Hwy. 14 to Hwy. 268 east to campground. 30 first come/first served sites and remaining sites can be reserved by calling 877-444-6777 or online at recreation.gov. $9.50 with senior pass. No dry camping-all sites are W/E. Water and Dump in campground.

GPS Coordinates

N36.07306, W92.55694 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Silver Hill, AR

May 11, 2017 to May 18, 2017
Hosts

Marvin Beatty 405-204-3221

Activity Ideas

Kayak Buffalo River, eat at Gilbert (population 33), hike, bike and fish.

Parking Location

Tyler Bend Campground

Directions and Other Information

From Harrison, AR go south on Hwy. 65 about 32 miles, cross the Buffalo River and turn right to visitors center and campground. Boondock $8 with senior pass. 28 dry sites, first come/first served. Water and dump in campground.

GPS Coordinates

N35.98667, W92.76389 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Bishop, CA

October 23, 2016 to October 28, 2016
Hosts

Maynard Magee (303-522-7661

Parking Location

Paiute Palace Casino, Bishop, CA

Directions and Other Information

Fron the Junction of highway 6 and 395 turn left on 395. Proceed to casino on the left. Turn left on N Pa Ha Ln (after gas station). RV parking on the left. Fee. When you check in at the players club and pay fee. You used get credit for a meal (equivalent to parking fee).

GPS Coordinates

N37.37480, W118.42769 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Yerington, NV NEW PARKING LOCATION

October 18, 2016 to October 23, 2016
Hosts

Joanne Jones (248)765-1411 or Ted Mazurowski (520) 405-4379

Activity Ideas

Local attractions, tour Carson City, tour Virginia City, Ft Churchill State Park, visit local fish hatchery. Kayaking on wildlife refuge ponds, target shooting.

Parking Location

Mason Valley Gun Club 470 Pete Henrichs Rd, Yerington, NV

Directions and Other Information

Proceed on hwy 95Alt East of Yerington. Proceed 5.3 miles from 4 way stop (McDonalds) to Falcon Way turn left (at Copper Hills Bible Church on left). Mason Valley Gun Club at end of Falcon Way.
Water/elec. $15. Dry camp $5.
Two (2) free dump stations in town. 1. Rest area N38.989128, W119.182111. 2. Turn left at 4 way stop, go one block (Nevin Way) turn right, turn at first right before ball field N38.994732, W119.161058.

One (1) free dump station in Hawthorne, NV (on the way to Bishop)N38.525426,W118.622348

GPS Coordinates

N39.02710, W119.07234 - Click on link to see Google Map