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


JOJOBA HILLS ESCAPEE PARK, AGUANGA, CA (OPTIONAL)

December 2, 2019 to December 15, 2019
Hosts

Joanne Jones (248) 765-1411; co-host Judy Carren (480) 815-7665

Activity Ideas

Jojoba is a very active RV park with a full roster of activities at the resort. There will be a dance and a craft/yard sale

Parking Location

Jojoba Hills SKP Resort, 45120 Hwy 79, Aguanga, CA 92536-9706

Directions and Other Information

If you want to attend, please call the host to sign up. There are a limited number of spots; 24 in total, 3 that have hookups and the remaining are dry camping. $7.50 for dry camping and $35 for hookups. Please keep the host informed if you change your mind, due to the limited number of spots

GPS Coordinates

N33.447071,W116.873316Click on link to see Google Map


YUMA, AZ

December 20, 2019 to January 3, 2020
Hosts

Adrienne Leibowitz 805 458-2206 and Jill Buck 425 891-6293

Activity Ideas

ANNUAL WIN HOLIDAY CELEBRATION. Spend the holidays with your WIN friends. Dinner at VFW, New Year’s Eve Dance, kayaking, walking and too many local attractions to list. Cross the border to Los Algodones for dental work, shopping, dining, and dancing.

Parking Location

BLM land behind VFW on AZ-95 just north of Yuma foothills area.

Directions and Other Information

Turn into VFW parking lot from AZ-95, go behind VFW building and thru gate to the parking area. Registration is required, but no camping fees.

GPS Coordinates

N32.728665, W114.422870Click on link to see Google Map


QUARTZSITE AZ (Additional/Optional Gathering)

December 13, 2019 to December 20, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Dining and dancing at Silly Al’s. Hiking and biking in the desert. Visit the Desert Bar during the weekend.

Parking Location

BLM area on Plomosa Road.

Directions and Other Information

Take AZ-95 north to Quartzsite. Continue 6 miles past signal Quartzsite to Plomosa Road-turn right. Register with camp host on corner. Proceed to the 2-mile marker where you will see WIN signs on the right side of the road. Water and dump available at Pit Stop In Quartzsite for $. Showers available at a laundry in town for $.

GPS Coordinates

N33.75700, W114.17976Click on link to see Google Map


HOLTVILLE, CA

December 13, 2019 to December 20, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

BLM Hot Springs across the road from LTVA entrance – soaking pools, shower, scenic pond, trash barrels – all free. Los Algodones is only 40 miles away.

Parking Location

Long Term Visitor Area (LTVA) ($40 fee) or Free BLM

Directions and Other Information

CA, HOLTVILLE: (1) Long Term Visitor Area Parking $40 for 2 weeks or (2) you can stay on the nearby free BLM area for up to 14 days. From I-8 take exit 131 (Vanderlinden Rd), go N, after crossing under I-8, turn right on Evan Hewes Hwy. In about a mile you will cross over the Highline Canal. (1) If you want to stay at the Long-term Visitor Area, look for it on the left shortly after crossing the canal. (2) If you want to stay on the free BLM land, after you have crossed the canal, make an immediate right on Holdridge Road. Go under the I-8 overpass. Continue on paved road for 1.8 miles (road becomes graded dirt) to BLM sign on left “14-day camping”. GPS Coordinates are to the Long-term Visitor Area

GPS Coordinates

N32.768612, W115.269856Click on link to see Google Map


INDIO, CA

December 6, 2019 to December 13, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

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

Fantasy Springs Casino, Golf Center Parkway, Indio, CA

Directions and Other Information

Take CA-111 north to I-10 west to Golf Center Parkway-go right. Casino on right. Very large parking area to left of Casino. Free. No time limit.

GPS Coordinates

N33.719444,W116.190930Click on link to see Google Map


NILAND (SLAB CITY), CA

December 2, 2019 to December 6, 2019
Hosts

Bob Moser 619 836-4451

Activity Ideas

Visit local attractions The Library, Salvation Mtn, East Jesus, and others. Saturday night local musicians play at The Range. Morning coffee at the Oasis or Travel’n Pals, evening fires. Many music gatherings at night in various locations.

Parking Location

South end of Edith Lane Rd, behind LOW camp

Directions and Other Information

From CA-86 go east to CA-111 south to Niland. Turn left on Main St, which will turn into Beale Rd when you cross the railroad tracks. Approx. 4 miles to Low Rd-turn right and another right on Edith Lane Rd-approx ½ mile down. Park anywhere past the Low camp.

GPS Coordinates

N33.257366, W115.462743Click on link to see Google Map


ANZA-BORREGO, CA

November 17, 2019 to December 2, 2019
Hosts

Paul Tracy 518-852-2445 paul.tracy38@yahoo.com Andy Heal 217-273-0066 andyheal@yahoo.com

Activity Ideas

ANNUAL WIN THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION. Scenic drive to Julian to eat apple pie, enjoy 4-wheeling, biking, hiking, and visiting Borrego metal sculptures.

Celebrate Thanksgiving dinner this year with all your WIN friends.

We won’t be buying the turkey dinners this year. Instead we are going to have two potluck dinners, one before Thanksgiving and one for Thanksgiving day. So bring the makings for your two best potluck dishes for this gathering. Your dish should be enough to serve 8 people.

Parking Location

Peg Leg Smith boondocking area.

Directions and Other Information

Take I-10 east to CA-86 west to S-22 west (at Salton Sea area). Take a right on Henderson Canyon Road. WIN signs will be on right about 100 feet in. Water and dump available at State Park in Borrego Springs for $

GPS Coordinates

N33.294816, W116.29825Click on link to see Google Map


JOSHUA TREE NAT’L PARK, CA

November 10, 2019 to November 17, 2019
Hosts

Hosts 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

Parking Update!! Location has MOVED to Belle Campground, Joshua Tree National Monument

Directions and Other Information

Note new location: Belle Campground, Joshua Tree National Monument
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Elks Lodge: 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.

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 full 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.

Alternative Parking for Joshua Tree
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

GPS Coordinates

34.0021, -116.021Click 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


Everglades National Park, FL

January 3, 2020 to January 10, 2020
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Anhinga Trail, Shark Valley, Royal Palm Visitors Center, Ernest F Coe Visitors Center, Flamingo Visitors Center, Loop Road, Long Pine Key, Pa-hay-okee Trail

Parking Location

Flamingo Campground, Homestead, Florida 33034 (239)695-0124

Directions and Other Information

At end of Hwy 9336 at Flamingo Visitor Center. The campground is 40 mi SW of park entrance. Reservations need to be made ahead of time at recreation.gov.

GPS Coordinates

N25.13731, W80.93870Click on link to see Google Map


Homestead, FL

December 20, 2019 to January 3, 2020
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Biscayne National Park, Everglades, Coral Castle, and airboat rides. Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Homestead.

Parking Location

Homestead Moose Lodge, 15490 SW 288th St., Homestead, FL

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N25.49926, W80.44194Click on link to see Google Map


Melbourne, FL

December 13, 2019 to December 20, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Manatee Cove Observation Park, Turkey Creek Nature Trail, Melbourne Beach Pier, Sea Turtle Preservation, Rossetter House Museum, Brevard County movie in the park, Lagoon House, Foosaner Art Museum

Parking Location

Melbourne Elks Lodge, 211 Nieman Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32901

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. $10/day, donation for boondocking

GPS Coordinates

N28.10482, W80.62493Click on link to see Google Map


Merritt Island, FL

December 6, 2019 to December 13, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Black Point Wildlife Drive, Brevard Veterans Military Museum & Military Museum, Kennedy Space Center (Space Shuttle Atlantis), US Air Force Space and Missile Museum, Exploration Tower.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 3150 N Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953 (321) 452-9061

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Electric and water sites available, dump on site. Laundry is available. Requested donation $20/night. First come/first served.

GPS Coordinates

N28.41447, W80.70484Click on link to see Google Map


Savannah, GA

November 30, 2019 to December 6, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Take either a trolley tour or free walking tour of the historic downtown area. Eat lunch at several restaurants in the downtown area such as Mrs. Wiley’s. Spend the day on the beach at Tybee Island and climb the steps to the top of the lighthouse. Tour Fort Pulaski National Monument and Bonaventure Cemetery. Kayaking and bike trails are also available.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 183 Wilshire Blvd, Savannah, GA

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N31.98386, W81.13718Click on link to see Google Map


West Columbia, SC

November 26, 2019 to November 30, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Tour the State Capital Building and the SC State Museum, visit the Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens, visit other museums and Historic Columbia. Bike or walk the West Columbia Riverwalk. Tube down the Saluda River. Celebrate Thanksgiving Day on 11/28 with the WINs.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 1541 Old Dunbar Rd, West Columbia, SC 29169 (803) 955-0810

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N33.92623, W81.11221Click on link to see Google Map


Charleston, SC

November 23, 2019 to November 26, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Start with a trip to the Visitors Center for a movie on Charleston and pickup event brochures, then continue to the City Market. Take a tour of the Tea Plantation and visit the Angel Oak tree, estimated to be 500 years old and stands 66 ft tall and 28 ft in circumference. Take a self-guided walking tour of the Battery District of Old Charleston, including Saint Michael’s Church (built 1752-1761), the Old Post Office (1896) and the seawall with a view of Fort Sumter at the mouth of the bay. Board the ferry at Patriots Point for a tour around the harbor on the way to the Fort Sumter, where the first shots were fired starting the Civil War.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 1113 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N32.82459, W79.98999Click on link to see Google Map


Murrells Inlet, SC

November 20, 2019 to November 23, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Murrells Inlet is a short drive from Myrtle Beach where you can take a stroll on the boardwalk and beach and have lunch at Duffy’s – where the house band for several years was Alabama. There is plenty of great shopping and activities at Broadway at the Beach, Tanger Outlets and the Malls. Visit the Huntington Beach State Park and the nearby Brookgreen Gardens, a unique combination of botanical gardens with outdoor sculptures and exhibits of wild animals. Dinner and dancing are available at the American Legion. Take a boat tour or kayak the intercostal waterways or salt marsh.

Parking Location

The Beaver Bar, 3534 US-17 BUS, Murrell’s Inlet, SC

Directions and Other Information

From US-17N, turn right onto Carson Ave, go .3mi turn right onto US-17 BUS S, arrive at Beaver bar on the right. This is private property, please do not arrive early or plan to stay after the gathering ends.

GPS Coordinates

N33.57151, W79.02675Click on link to see Google Map


Wilmington, NC

November 13, 2019 to November 20, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Take a trolley ride through the downtown Historic District, then explore the river walk along the Cape Fear River and the Saturday Market and the vibrant shopping streets. Visit the battleship USS North Carolina, a huge floating relic of World War II. Take a tour of Bellamy Mansion, built-in 1861, a most spectacular example of antebellum architecture, and Poplar Grove, one of the country’s oldest peanut plantations. A boat tour of Cape Fear River offers a view of the city. Visit Fort Fisher and the pier at Carolina Beach.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 4610 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N34.15726, W77.91154Click 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