Past Events

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

April 9, 2021 to April 15, 2021
Activity Ideas

Pinnacle Mt State Park for paddling and hiking. Hot Springs national Park. Biking along River Front Park . Walk Junction Bridge. Explore downtown shops and restaurants

Parking Location

Burns Park RV Park and Campground, 4101 Arlene Laman Dr, North Little Rock, AR 72118

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS Coordinates. Reservations are needed, call (501) 771-0702. Rates $30 to 35/night.

GPS Coordinates

N34.79704,W92.31401Click on link to see Google Map


MEMPHIS, TN

April 8, 2021 to April 9, 2021
Activity Ideas

Explore downtown Memphis via Trolley and bike along the river in downtown.

Parking Location

Bass Pro Shop at the Pyramid, 1 Bass Pro Drive, Memphis, TN 38105

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates.

GPS Coordinates

N35.15539,W90.05212Click on link to see Google Map


MEMPHIS, TN

April 7, 2021 to April 8, 2021
Activity Ideas

Overnight Stop

Parking Location

Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis, TN 38120

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Reservations needed, call (901) 757-7777. $30/night.

GPS Coordinates

N35.12988,W89.80251Click on link to see Google Map


ANNISTON, AL

April 3, 2021 to April 7, 2021
Activity Ideas

Bike the Chief Ladiga Trail through Alabama to the Silver Comet Trail in Georgia.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 270 Moose Lodge Rd, Anniston, AL 36206

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Parking by the pool area, be careful of low hanging wires. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N33.7492,W85.76398Click on link to see Google Map


MONTGOMERY, AL

April 2, 2021 to April 3, 2021
Activity Ideas

Overnight Stop

Parking Location

Wind Creek Casino, 1801 Eddie L Tullis Rd, Montgomery, AL 36117

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Security indicated RV parking is in the back lot

GPS Coordinates

N32.4254,W86.13942Click on link to see Google Map


DOTHAN, AL

April 1, 2021 to April 2, 2021
Activity Ideas

Overnight Stop

Parking Location

The Dothan Elks Lodge, 3041 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36301

Directions and Other Information

Use street address or GPS coordinates. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N31.22513,W85.43325Click on link to see Google Map


PERRY, FL

March 31, 2021 to April 1, 2021
Activity Ideas

Overnight Stop

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

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

GPS Coordinates

N30.0949441,W83.5834219Click on link to see Google Map


PALATKA, FL

March 10, 2021 to March 15, 2021
Activity Ideas

Hike, kayak, fish and view wildlife in the Ocala National Forest. Bike the Carter Crabtree bike path and visit Flagler Beach.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 3875 Reid St, Palatka, FL

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Boondocking. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N29.66158,W81.68079Click on link to see Google Map


HOMOSASSA, FL

March 7, 2021 to March 10, 2021
Activity Ideas

Kayaking Crystal River, bike the Withlacoochee State Trail and the Suncoast Trail.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 1855 S Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL 34448

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Boondocking. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N28.83508,W82.57771Click on link to see Google Map


HUDSON, FL

February 28, 2021 to March 7, 2021
Activity Ideas

Bike and kayak in the surrounding areas of Tarpon Springs to Dunedin, and Honey Moon Island.

Parking Location

Hudson Elks Lodge, 9135 Denton Ave, Hudson, FL 34667

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Boondocking. Donation.

GPS Coordinates

N28.38982,W82.66318Click on link to see Google Map


MIAMI, AZ

March 29, 2021 to March 30, 2021
Parking Location

Walmart – 100 South Ragus Rd.. Claypool, AZ 85532

Directions and Other Information

This is just an overnight stop for those that do not want to drive 3 1/2 hours to Apache Junction. This will break up the trip. Park on the garden side.

GPS Coordinates

N33.4134433,W110.8355841Click on link to see Google Map


APACHE JUNCTION, AZ

March 29, 2021 to April 5, 2021
Hosts

Host – Robin Lockwood – 305-304-7777, Co-host: Pat Chacon – 719-231-7354

Activity Ideas

Biking, 4-wheeling,lots of hiking in the Superstition Mountains, drive the Apache Trail and is it some mins along the way, visit Tortilla Flats, check out Canyon Lake, Lost Dutchman Theme Park. Pan for Gold.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge 2349, 2455 N. Hwy 88 and Lost Dutchman Rd. 85219. All dry camping, $10 night. We will be parking close and may need a parking director.

Directions and Other Information

Take I-10 West to AZ-87 North, Turn right onto E. Bartlett Rd., Left onto N. Christensen Ed., Right onto E. Cooledge Ave., Left onto N. Attaway, Right onto West Hunt,Left onto Az – 79, Left onto US 60 towards Phoenix, exit 199 toward Old W. , Right onto S. Goldfield Rd., Left onto E. Lost Dutchman Blvd., Sharpe right onto N. Apache Trail, turn right 250 feet.

GPS Coordinates

N33. 437497,W111.519032Click on link to see Google Map


HENSHAW ROAD/PATAGONIA (Option 2), AZ

March 18, 2021 to March 22, 2021
Activity Ideas

Visit the Titan Missile Museum and the Tumacacori National Monument. Great access to Lake Patgonia, the Arizonia Trail and Paton Center.

Parking Location

Henshaw Road dispersed Camping. Host to check out location in advance. BLM free

Directions and Other Information

Arizona 82 West 47 miles, turn left at Taylor, left at Mc Keown Avs., slight left onto Henshaw Creek Road

GPS Coordinates

N31.50892,W110.68226Click on link to see Google Map


TOMBSTONE (Option 1), AZ

March 14, 2021 to March 18, 2021
Hosts

Minnie Bedrick – 940-231-3169

Activity Ideas

Tombstone is known for its Wild West History. Exhibits at the Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park include a replica gallows. On historic Allen Street, the Ok Corral outdoor theatre re-enacts an 1881cowboy gunfight. Resident ghosts are said to haunt the bullet-riddled Bird Gage Theatre. Outlaws are among the local townsfolk buried at the 1878 Boothill Cemetary. Check out the Good Enough Mine Tour and the Gunfighter Hall of Fame.

Parking Location

Tombstone Dry Camping RV Park, just past the Historical Court House on 3rd street. 365 S. 3rd Street

Directions and Other Information

$10 night dry camp. 50 sites, accepts big rigs, no water or dump

GPS Coordinates

N31.711200,W110.068955Click on link to see Google Map


Savannah, GA

April 6, 2021 to April 13, 2021
Activity Ideas

Take either a trolley tour, or free walking/biking tour of the historical downtown area. Eat lunch at the 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

12 Eli Rd, Pembroke, GA. (This is a private residence)

Directions and Other Information

From I-16W take Exit 137 for GA-119 toward Pembroke/Ft. Stewart. Turn left onto GA-119S. Go 3.7 miles and turn right onto IG Lanier Rd, go 2.5miles and turn left onto Ash Branch Rd, go 1mile and turn left onto Neal Rd, then right onto Eli Road, the road dead ends at the property. Drycamping at a private residence of a WIN, Susan Hutton.

GPS Coordinates

N32.17773,W81.61347Click on link to see Google Map


COTTAGE GROVE, OR

September 13, 2021 to September 20, 2021
Activity Ideas

Cottage Grove is known as the covered bridge capital of Oregon with 6 covered bridges. Hike some of the areas most stunning waterfalls within 5 miles of each other and tour over 20 outdoor murals. Sip wine in the red barn Vineyards or grab a beer at Coast Fork Brewing. Hike behind a waterfall and swim in an aquamarine pool at Brice Creek. It is also a very bike friendly community.

THIS IS THE LAST STOP ON THIS CIRCUIT. THOSE THAT WANT TO CONTINUE CAN:
1. West Coast Circuit (Southern coast of Oregon and Northern coast of California before heading inland to pick up The Pinnacles National Park and ending at FOY

Parking Location

Pine Meadows Campground, 5 miles south of Cottage Grove on I-5 and London Road. NEED RESERVATIONS 1-541-942-5631, Reservations are available 6 months in advance, not before.

Directions and Other Information

This is an Army Corps of Engineers campground and you must make reservations. Tables, grills, water, toilets, showers, dump, beach, fish, boat launch, swimming. $22 per nite, $11 with senior pass.

GPS Coordinates

N43.700427,W123.056298Click on link to see Google Map


MITTRY LAKE, AZ

December 17, 2020 to December 20, 2020
Hosts

No host needed, just a 3 night stop over

Activity Ideas

Kayaking, boating, fishing, 4 wheeling, hiking.

Parking Location

BLM Mittry Lake Wildlife area. There are marked camping spots on the upper level and pull out spots along the lake

Directions and Other Information

AZ-95 S 63 miles, turn right at onto E Imperial Dam Rd. 5.6 miles, turn left onto Mittry Lake Road 5.3 miles

GPS Coordinates

N32.81734,W114.47403Click on link to see Google Map


IMPERIAL DAM/SQUAW LAKE, CA

January 10, 2021 to January 16, 2021
Hosts

Kevin Rummelhart – 319-333-2638

Activity Ideas

Kayaking, walks along the beach, beautiful sunsets, 4 wheeling, fishing, boating, hiking, swimming.

Parking Location

TK Jones Campground, Imperial Dam area. $15 night or $7.50 with senior pass. Annual pass $75 which gives you 14 days in, 14 days out, 14 days in etc. Rest rooms, showers for a fee, Potable water and trash. Dump station at at nearby South Mesa

Directions and Other Information

From Interstate 8, take the 4th Ave. exit to Imperial County Road S 24. Go north approximately 22 miles to Senator Wash Road. Turn left onto Senator Wash Road and follow the signs 4 miles to T.K. Jones Campground at Squaw Lake
From Yuma, travel north on AZ 95. Turn left at Imperial Dam Road at the “Big Guns” Turn right onto Senator Wash Road and follow signs 4 miles to T.K. Jones Campground.

GPS Coordinates

N32.903589,W114.477289Click on link to see Google Map


WELLTON, AZ

January 3, 2021 to January 10, 2021
Hosts

Kurt Glassell 928-210-7505

Activity Ideas

Hiking, 4 wheeling, see old gold mines, visit the new border wall under construction. The dump tour, the farm and manure tour and Muggins Mountains wilderness tour.

Parking Location

BLM land off if I – 8 free

Directions and Other Information

Exit 30, go south 1 1/2 miles. Turn onto BLM land just before canal. Use caution and watch ahead do not get stuck in the sand. Turn left only before the canal. Turning to the right there is a sign that says no overnight camping. Look for Win signs. Come with fresh water full and grey and black tanks empty.

GPS Coordinates

N32.637017,W114.142006Click on link to see Google Map


QUARTZSITE 2, AZ

December 3, 2020 to December 17, 2020
Hosts

Don Thull – 925-437-8857

Activity Ideas

Hiking and Biking, day trips to Parker, Havasu, and Blythe. Have such on the river, shop the vendors in Quartzite as more and more arrive. Craft fair and holiday parade in Quartzite. Games and happy hours

Parking Location

BLM Hi Jolly

Directions and Other Information

Just North of town off of AZ 95 to mile marker 112 and turn right at the Hi Jolly entrance. Look for WIN signs. Water, dump and propane at the Pit Stop in Quartzite. Showers avaiable at the laundry for about $8.

GPS Coordinates

N33.709526,W114.216338Click on link to see Google Map


PAINTED ROCK / GILA BEND, AZ

December 13, 2020 to December 20, 2020
Activity Ideas

View an ancient archaeological site containing hundreds of symbolic and artistic rock etchings, or petroglyphs produced centuries ago by prehistoric peoples. There are also inscriptions made by people who passed through historic times. Several historic trails lie within the campground. The Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic, the Butterfield Overland Stage Route and the Mormon Battalion Trail are three trails that played prominent roles in the history of Arizona and the American West. Visitors can learn about the site and the historic trails through professional interpretive panels located on the site.

Parking Location

Painted Rock Campground. f46101 Rocky Point Rd. Gila Bend AZ. 85337. First come first serve campground with picnic tables, grills, fire rings and a vault toilet. No potable water. $8 a nite or $4 with senior pass

Directions and Other Information

I-10 East to AZ-85 towards I-85 South to I-8 West, exit 102 onto Painted Rock Rd. Turn right onto Citrus Valley Rd/Painted Rock Rd. Travel North on Painted Rocks Dam Rd. 10.7 miles to Rocky Point Rd.

GPS Coordinates

N33.022810,W113.050420Click on link to see Google Map


SADDLE MOUNTAIN / TONOPAH, AZ

December 3, 2020 to December 13, 2020
Activity Ideas

Great hiking and 4 wheeling with fabulous views along with petroglyphs. Saddle Mountain is one of the last places in central Arizonia that offers unbelievable solitude, positioned near metropolitan Phoenix and butting up against the development that fans out from major artery I-10 west. The side canyons that surround and penetrate the two mountain masses that form the saddle provide a remoteness that carries visitors away from the hustle and bustle of city and sprawling suburban centers. Rugged canyons, towering cliffs, and rock spires offer spectacular scenery and a sense of escape from modern life.

Parking Location

Saddle Mountain Dispersed BLM. South off W Courthouse Rd. Between mile marker 12 and 13 across the 50 mph sign, stay to the left to get to the foot of the mountain. Check out the spots at N33.45407,W113.057

Directions and Other Information

Turn off Salome Hwy onto Courthouse Rd. And any gravel road on your left is good for camping up to 14 days. Some roads are rocky and narrow while others large with many level spots about a mile back. Saddle Mountain Ranch (not RV Park) provides dump, potable water and garbage disposal for any RVers in the area for about $15.

GPS Coordinates

N33.460225,W113.055271Click on link to see Google Map


CINDER HILLS/FLAGSTAFF, AZ

October 10, 2020 to October 13, 2020
Hosts

Amy Marshall – 775-537-5511 and Joe Wolf – 314-610-5149

Activity Ideas

Visit Historic Downtown and Railroad District with craft beers and shopping along route 66. Walnut Canyon National Monument and Lowell Observatory are also great places to see plus lots of hiking and 4 wheeling.

Parking Location

Cinder Hills Off Highway OHV area. Dispersed parking, free, 6680 feet elevation, no facilities, primitive.

Directions and Other Information

About 7miles N of Flagstaff Mall. Turn east on FS 776. Many nice spots along 776 beyond this point. Stay on the east side of this road. Do not head towards the Sunset Crater or cross in-between on the land.

GPS Coordinates

N35.331020,W111.517994Click on link to see Google Map


PUERTA PENASCO, MX

February 1, 2021 to February 28, 2021
Hosts

Charlie Savior 562-221-2000 Co-host – Adrienne Leibowitz 805-458-2206

Activity Ideas

You will need:
1- Passport
2- Current rabies vaccination certificate for pets.
3. You will need to purchase minimum liability Insurance. We have found the best rates from www.portugalinsurance.com.mx, 602-445-6182 (US Line) This company provides the best rates for insurance in Mexico. Please arrange your insurance before entering Mexico. Let them know you are with the WINs.
4. Tourist Card (FMM) Forma Migratoria Multiple which you can get on line and print out, or as you cross the border. Highly recommend you take care of this prior to going to Mexico. There are services that will do this for you that cost a lot more, but you can easily get this on line and it is good for 180 days.
5. Vehicle Registration

This year will be different due to Covid as we will be adjusting our activities as necessary to be as safe as possible. This circuit will also be dependent on the border opening up and an evaluation on the situation in Puerto Peñasco.

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 ($2.50 load, or wash and fold service available) and showers on site. (Last year reverse osmosis water was $.22 a gallon, dump free) Propane truck come through about 3 times a week.

GPS Coordinates

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


ORGAN PIPE NATIONAL MONUMENT, AZ

January 29, 2021 to January 31, 2021
Hosts

Lynne Clark 503-860-7227

Activity Ideas

Organ Pipe National Monument preserves the northern-most natural habitat of Organ Pipe as well as amazing examples of desert plants, animals, geology, and human history. Enjoy the beauty in this desert oasis with great trails, scenic drives and star lit nights.  Ranger led talks, hikes and van tours. Evening amphitheater presentations, wild flower desert drives and educational presentations at visitors center.

Parking Location

Twin Peaks Campground Now Open, First come first served until December 31st, January 1st through March 31st 2021 half of the sites will be reservable and Required – recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777. $10 a night with senior pass

Directions and Other Information

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. $20/night; $10/night w/senior pass. No hookups. Dump, water, and solar showers available. Reservations are now recommended via www.recreation.gov. Suggested to reserve between sites 71 to 112. Use this as an opportunity to purchase insurance for your time in Mexico.

GPS Coordinates

N31.942940,W112.811165Click on link to see Google Map


Mexico Circuit 2021

January 31, 2021 to February 28, 2021
Activity Ideas

Once again, the WINs will visit Concha del Mar Campground in Puerto Penasco, Mexico. Time to relax and enjoy seaside fun and views. And if you want to stay busy, there are lots of activities including shopping, walking on the beach, karaoke, kayaking, sightseeing, fishing, kite flying, whale and dolphin watching plus much more. Then there is also our famous Annual Puerto Penasco Hermit Crab Races along with a hat contest and parade for both the men and the women. Yes, there is betting and bidding to name each hermit crab, margaritas and shrimp cocktails for sale with all the proceeds going to buy food for the poor down there.
This year will be different due to Covid as we will be adjusting our activities as necessary to be as safe as possible. This circuit will also be dependent on the border opening up and an evaluation on the situation in Puerto Penasco.

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

Click on link to see Google Map


JACKSONVILLE, FL

March 22, 2021 to March 29, 2021
Activity Ideas

Visit Kingsley Plantation, the oldest(1790s) and best-preserved plantation site in Florida. Bike the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail and walk the Jacksonville Beach Pier. Many hiking options such as the Timucuan Preserve and Talbot Island State Park. Drive to St. Augustine to tour the Castillo De San Marco Fort (built by the Spanish in the 1600s), the lighthouse, and the Fountain of Youth.

Parking Location

Faith United Methodist Church, 4000 Spring Park Rd, Jacksonville, FL

Directions and Other Information

Take Exit 347 form I-95 N. Turn Right onto US-1 Alt N/Emerson St, go .2 mi turn Right onto Spring Park Rd, go .6 mi and arrive at Faith United Methodist Church. Parking here is by special arrangements; therefore no early arrivals are permitted. $20/night for FHU and $10/night for dry camping.

GPS Coordinates

N30.28441,W81.62125Click on link to see Google Map


ST AUGUSTINE, FL

March 15, 2021 to March 22, 2021
Activity Ideas

Enjoy nearby beaches, take a walking or trolley tour of downtown St. Augustine. Visit the Fountain of Youth, Castillo de San Marcos and Fort Mose for a glimpse into the past. Bike the Palatka to St. Augustine Trail.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 1420 A1A S, St. Augustine, FL 904 471-2829

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. 10 RV sites with W/E, No sewer. $30/night. Reservations are required to be made online at elks829.com/rv-parking/

GPS Coordinates

N29.87298,W81.28371Click on link to see Google Map


OCALA NATIONAL FOREST, FL

March 8, 2021 to March 15, 2021
Activity Ideas

Hike, kayak, fish and view wildlife in the Ocala National Forest. Visit the Union Street Downtown Farmers Market in Ocala on Wednesday. See the giant sinkhole, plunging more than 100ft, at Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park. Bike the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway.

Parking Location

Salt Springs Recreation Area, 13851 FL-19, Fort McCoy, FL 32134

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. $34 full-service hookup, $21 for seniors and Access Pass holders. Reservations needed and can be made at Recreation.gov.

GPS Coordinates

N29.356949,W81.732255Click on link to see Google Map


FRUITLAND PARK, FL

February 22, 2021 to February 28, 2021
Activity Ideas

Venetian Gardens Park, Pacquette’s Tractor Museum, Flat Island Preserve, Bourlay Historic Nature Park, Seminole State Forest, dancing in the VILLAGES, golfing, hiking, kayaking, fishing and biking.

Parking Location

Windy Acres, 1350 Miller Blvd. Fruitland Park, FL

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. $10/night dry camping, 20 acres, no campfires, pets are welcome on leash, no dump station

GPS Coordinates

N28.86081,W81.93128Click on link to see Google Map


MELBOURNE, FL

February 15, 2021 to February 22, 2021
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

Melbourne Elks Lodge #1744, 211 Nieman Ave, Melbourne, FL

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Dry Camping. 2 30 AMP sites available. Water is available, no sewer, reservations accepted. Donation. First come/first served. Alternative parking location is the Merritt Island Moose Lodge if available.

GPS Coordinates

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


KENANSVILLE, FL

February 8, 2021 to February 15, 2021
Activity Ideas

Hiking, FL National Scenic Trail, bird watching, boondocking in the woods, playing games, community potlucks, Kissimmee Swamp Tours

Parking Location

Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area

Directions and Other Information

From US 441 at Kenansville, take FL Hwy 523 (Canoe Creek Road) 11 miles NW. Park entrance is on the left (west) – at intersection of FL Hwy 523 & Rd 5B.
If you are a senior AND a resident Florida, you do NOT need a permit. ALL OTHER campers should have a State of Florida Fish & Wildlife Recreation Permit, available from sporting goods stores and Wal-Mart (hunting & fishing counter) for $27. It’s good for one year and officials here have occasionally stopped individuals and demanded to see their permit. Basically, there is no camping time limit, just hunting season restrictions.
Nearest dump and water and propane: 8.5 miles south of Three Lakes WMA is at Lake Marian Paradise Marina & RV Resort 901 Arnold Road, Kenansville, FL 34739;
This is a wide-open field with lots of RVs, about 35 miles south of the Orlando area. It is a very popular spot with nearly unlimited space. No reservations are required.

GPS Coordinates

N27.951648,W81.141586Click on link to see Google Map


LAKE OKEECHOBEE, FL

February 1, 2021 to February 8, 2021
Activity Ideas

Golfing, Seminole Casino, Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail, boat rentals, airboat tours, kayaking, Arnold’s Wildlife and Rehabilitation Center

Parking Location

DuPuis WMA – Horse Park, Canal Point FL 33438

Directions and Other Information

Go 3.8 mi E of intersection of US 98 & Rt 76 on E side of Lake Okeechobee, between Indiantown & Port Mayaca. dump station, water faucet – RV camping is at Gate 3, the Equestrian Center, dogs ARE allowed. some trees that need to be dodged for adequate solar. Lots of room. Laundry & groceries in Indiantown. Special Use License (SUL) Required: Go to https://www.sfwmd.gov/community-residents/recreation/sul a Select Option: RV/Travel Trailer, then click on Search Pick DuPuis, then Add Account. Complete required info etc. and get verify email etc and log back in. Now you can register for up to 8 days camping.

GPS Coordinates

N27.001301,W80.569392Click on link to see Google Map


HOMESTEAD, FL

January 18, 2021 to February 1, 2021
Activity Ideas

Biscayne National Park, Visit Alligator Farm and take an airboat ride. Tour Coral Castle. Take a boat ride in Miami and view the palatial homes on the coast. Kayak at Key Largo, Bike on nearby trails. Visit the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens. Pick up a Senior Discount book in Miami to take advantage of the discounts available.

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Donation. 5 or 6 30AMP sites available.

GPS Coordinates

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


EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, FL

January 11, 2021 to January 18, 2021
Activity Ideas

Hike the Anhinga Trail, Bike Shark Valley, take in a Ranger talk at Royal Palm Visitors Center, Ernest F Coe Visitors Center, or Flamingo Visitors Center. Drive the Loop Road, Long Pine Key, Pa-hay-okee Trail. Other hiking, biking and kayaking opportunities in the park along with boat tours.

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

At end of Hwy 9336 at Flamingo Visitor Center. Campground is 40 mi SW of park entrance. Reservations need to be made ahead of time at https://flamingoeverglades.com/camping/

GPS Coordinates

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


FORT MYERS, FL

January 4, 2021 to January 11, 2021
Activity Ideas

Fleamaster flea market, Edison-Ford Museum, Manatee Park, Sanibel Island & Darling Wildlife Refuge (drive or bike).

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 2163 Twin Brooks Rd, Fort Myers, FL

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS Coordinates. Dry Camping, donation.

GPS Coordinates

N26.69676,W81.85733Click on link to see Google Map


PUNTA GORDA, FL

December 21, 2020 to January 4, 2021
Activity Ideas

Lots of activities and shopping here with Fort Myers, Punta Gorda, and Port Charlotte close by. Punta Gorda: Gilchrist Park music jamming, Tuesday & Thursday starting about 5:30-8:30 bluegrass & oldies, dance; lots of biking along waterfront. Also, free shooting range at Webb WMA. Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Parking Location

Webb/Babcock Wildlife Management Area

Directions and Other Information

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

GPS Coordinates

N26.85755,W81.96686Click on link to see Google Map


BRANDON, FL

December 14, 2020 to December 21, 2020
Activity Ideas

Busch Gardens, Florida Aquarium, Tampa Bay History Center, Tampa Bay Brewing Company, Big Cat Rescue, Adventure Island Water Park, Hillsborough State Park, Historic Ybor City, Henry B. Plant Museum, near Tampa with lots of shopping and other things to do. Bike trails near Tampa and St. Petersburg. Visit Fort DeSoto.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 820 Centennial Lodge Dr, Brandon, FL 33510

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. $20/day with 7th day free for E/W and wifi. Dump on site. Boondocking may be available at a lesser amount.

GPS Coordinates

N27.941783,W82.271072Click on link to see Google Map


HUDSON, FL

December 7, 2020 to December 14, 2020
Activity Ideas

Visit Weeki Wachee State Park to kayak the Springs and visit the manatees at Hospital Hole. Relax and swim at SunWest Park. Bike the Suncoast Trail and the Pinellas Trail. Kayak at Tarpon Springs. Spend the day on the beach at Honeymoon Island State Park.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge #2520, 9135 Denton, Ave, Hudson, FL

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates.

GPS Coordinates

N28.39026,W82.66285Click on link to see Google Map


LECANTO, FL

November 24, 2020 to December 7, 2020
Activity Ideas

Kayaking at its best! Kayak on the beautiful Crystal River to access Three Sisters Spring, home to the largest population of manatees. Other kayak opportunities at Homosassa State Park, and the Rainbow River up to the Rainbow Springs State Park. There are several bike paths, including the Withlacoochee Trail and the Suncoast Trail.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge #2112, 221 S Haid Terr, Lecanto, FL 34461

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. There is also an Elks Lodge and Moose Lodge in Homosassa that could be used for overflow.

GPS Coordinates

N28.85986,W82.42582Click on link to see Google Map


PERRY, FL

November 18, 2020 to November 24, 2020
Activity Ideas

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

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

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

GPS Coordinates

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


TALLAHASSEE, FL

November 15, 2020 to November 23, 2020
Activity Ideas

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

Parking Location

Moose Center #1075 850-575-4226, 1478 Capital Circle NW, Tallahassee, FL 32304.

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. 6 sites with electric 30 amps & water plus large area for boondocking, first come, first serve, can handle our group. Alternative could be the Moose Lodge, Fanning Springs, FL, or overflow at the Elks Lodge in Tallahasee. Moose center does not want large groups to stay here.

GPS Coordinates

N30.46652,W84.36135Click on link to see Google Map


PANAMA CITY, FL

November 6, 2020 to November 16, 2020
Activity Ideas

Visit the pristine white, sandy beaches, take an eco-tour of Camp Helen or St Andrew State Parks. Take a walk and go birding at the Conservation Park. Bike along the beachfront.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 739 E 24th Plz, Panama City, FL 32405 (850) 785-9984

Directions and Other Information

Use street address or GPS coordinates. The lodge is currently closed due to hurricane damage.

GPS Coordinates

N30.19296,W85.64830Click on link to see Google Map


PENSACOLA, FL

November 2, 2020 to November 9, 2020
Activity Ideas

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

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. 10 sites with E 30 Amp & W, 35′ length max, dump, $15/night. Some dry camping available.

GPS Coordinates

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


Winter Florida 2020/21

November 2, 2020 to March 29, 2021
Hosts

Arlene Teague at 828 443-0279

Activity Ideas

This circuit will start in Pensacola, FL early in November and will continue down the Gulf Coast side of Florida. After spending Christmas and New Year’s Eve near Punta Gorda, the circuit will continue around the tip of Florida and up the central area and east coast of Florida. Activities will include hiking, biking, kayaking and of course sightseeing.

The number of participants will need to be limited to 12 due to the size of the locations. It is strongly recommended that you have an Elks and Moose membership as some of the lodges require membership to stay there. There are a few places that require reservations and they are noted. They will need to be made as soon as you confirm with the circuit leader availability to join.

A circuit leader has not yet been identified. Until one is named, please call Arlene Teague at 828 443-0279 to indicate your interest in the circuit.

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

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ROOSEVELT, AZ

April 5, 2021 to April 12, 2021
Hosts

Marci Dickerson – 328-268-9701

Activity Ideas

Kayaking, hiking, Tonto National Monument, dancing, fish dinners, drive Apache Trail to Tortilla Flats.

Parking Location

Windy Hill Campground, Coyote Loop. There are 3 loops in Coyote closer to the water. Reservations can be made for odd numbered sites through Recreation.gov, even numbered sites are first come first serve. $25 single, $50 double, 1/2 off with senior pass on single sites. The Javelina loop is close if the others are filled.

Directions and Other Information

From Globe, AZ go west on Hwy 60 to Hwy 188. Take Hwy 188 north to Windy Hill CG. Go into campground and pay fee at machine for the number of days you are staying, currently $12.50 per day Golden Age or Senior Pass. Double sites is $50 or $25 with pass. Sites have covered tables and fire pits, the bathrooms and showers are closed. Pack it in, pack it out, trash only picked once a week. Dump located across from Cholla Campground, 8 miles north on Hwy 188, (no fee) Scenic area. Possible wildflowers and cactus blooms. No RV’s over Hwy 88 (Apache Trail).

GPS Coordinates

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


SAFFORD, AZ

March 29, 2021 to April 2, 2021
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

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


WILLCOX, AZ

March 22, 2021 to March 29, 2021
Hosts

Dana Alford – 720-308-7407

Activity Ideas

Chiricahua National Monument with hiking trail, Fort Bowie, Cochise Stronghold, Rex Allen Museum.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 247 E Stewart St. 520-384-2131.The Elks is open, $20 for water and electric hook ups and $10 for dry camping. Mad Madness is the week prior for any who are interested.

Directions and Other Information

Take 1st Wilcox exit and go straight. Will become Railroad Ave. Turn right onto Stewart Ave. Lodge on left 1 block down

GPS Coordinates

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


PATAGONIA (Option 1), AZ

March 18, 2021 to March 22, 2021
Hosts

Pat Schumacher – 503-660-5945 Limited to first 14 people to sign up with Pat

Activity Ideas

Kayaking and birding at state park, Mrs. Patton’s hummingbird garden, eat at Velvet Elvis’s, cute specialty shops to explore.

Parking Location

Downtown Patagonia park (west side of park bathrooms)

Directions and Other Information

Going east on Hwy 82 from Nogales as you first enter Patagonia, McKeown Avenue splits off to the right. Veer right onto McKeown Ave. Go approx. 1 block and park on left beside the curb before getting to the park bathrooms.

GPS Coordinates

N31.538455,W110.7567Click on link to see Google Map


TUBAC (Option 2), AZ

March 14, 2021 to March 18, 2021
Hosts

Limited group size, please sign up with Pat Schumacher -503-660-5945

Activity Ideas

Artsy town to explore, hike Anza Trail to Tumacacori, Tumacacori cultural demonstrations, Nogales, kayak Pena Blanca and continue around on back road to Arivaca, birding at Madera Canyon, Whipple Observatory Visitors Center (reservations needed). $8 night, plus $3-5 to dump depending on the size of the rig.

Parking Location

Flying W RV Ranch, 132 Bridge Rd, Tubac, AZ

Directions and Other Information

From I-19 take exit 40, go under freeway and then south on Frontage Rd to Bridge Rd. Turn left (east) onto Bridge Rd. At “T” turn right and go about ½ mile to the bridge. Cross bridge and continue to a gravel road on left. Turn left onto gravel road then right over RR tracks. Continue straight onto the tree lined road, then make a right and then a left turn. The turn into the Flying W Ranch is on the left. Park on the large level field to the left of the house. Water, electric, dump, laundry and WIFI available.

GPS Coordinates

N31.61389,W111.03647Click on link to see Google Map