Past Events

September 11, 2015  Wall, South Dakota  SS2015

COORDINATOR: Karen Minard 661-301-7253  Dan Rodwill 909-228-1757

ACTIVITY IDEAS: 

Wall Drug Store; Minute Man historical missile site; National Grasslands Visitor Center; Wounded Knee Museum; Lakota Ways-Pine Ridge Indian Reservation tour.

 PARKING LOCATION:

Call for information.  Typically we park in the large lot near Wall Drug at 510 Main Street, Wall, South Dakota 57790

DIRECTIONS & OTHER INFORMATION:

I-90, exit 110, North on Glenn to 6th Street, left end of street, park on left.

GPS:  N43.993122, W102.241493


Salt Springs Rec Area, FL EHWGToo

December 14, 2015 to December 20, 2015
Coordinators

Rick Paul (253) 227-2709

Activity Ideas

Ocala National Forest, Historic Kerr City, Fort Gates Ferry, Black Bear Scenic Byway

Parking Location

Salt Springs Rec Area, 13851 Florida 19, Salt Springs, FL 32134, (352) 685-2048

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N29.35667, W81.73222Click on link to see Google Map

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Jacksonville, FL EHWGToo

December 6, 2015 to December 9, 2015
Coordinators

Frosty Mara Culp – 276/698-5564

Activity Ideas

Kingsley Plantation, Little Talbot Island State Park (hiking), Florida theatre, Riverside Arts Market, The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Timucuan Ecological & Historical Preserve, Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park, Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail (bicycle); American Beach & other beaches.

Parking Location

Mandarin Moose Lodge #42; 4450 Losco Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32257

Directions and Other Information

Entering the property take the left fork to parking. Park in grassy area
$5 dry camping, $15 with Electric (limited Electric sites available) Dump, water. Swimming pool. Taking applications for membership.

GPS Coordinates

N30.17198, W081.598041Click on link to see Google Map

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Savannah, GA EHWGToo

December 1, 2015 to December 6, 2015
Coordinators

Phil Cafferty (515) 290-0723 Registrar: Randy Dolan

Activity Ideas

Savannah Historical District, Historic Savannah Theatre, Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Forsyth Park, Old Ft Jackson.

Parking Location

Keller Flea Market 5901 Ogeechee Rd, Savannah, GA 31419, (912) 927-4848

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N31.99513, W81.24746Click on link to see Google Map

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Charleston, SC EHWGToo

November 25, 2015 to December 1, 2015
Coordinators

Randy Dolan (303) 349-0747 Registrar: Jan Marone

Activity Ideas

Morris Island Lighthouse, Fort Sumter Visitor Center

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 1113 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407, (843) 556-0048

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N32.82521, W79.98935Click on link to see Google Map

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Myrtle Beach, SC 29759 EHWGToo

November 18, 2015 to November 25, 2015
Coordinators

Jan Marone (928) 210-8122 Registrar: Arthur Bode

Activity Ideas

Myrthe Beach Skywheel, Springmaid Pier, Boardwalk and Promenade, Welcome Center,

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 479 Burcale Rd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 (843) 236-2990

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N33.72257, W78.94437Click on link to see Google Map

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Wilmington, NC EHWGToo

November 13, 2015 to November 18, 2015
Coordinators

Arthur Bode (949) 494-7459 Registrar: Diane Boor

Activity Ideas

Battleship North Carolina, Historic District, Riverwalk, Bellamy Mansion, Sea Turtle Camp, Cape Fear Museum, Flytrap Brewing, Henrietta III (Cruise), Comedy Club.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 4610 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412, (910) 392-4200

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N34.157346, W77.910798Click on link to see Google Map

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St Augustine, FL 32805 EHWG

December 1, 2015 to December 6, 2015
Coordinators

Tom Voyles 254-220-3703 tvoyles46@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

St Augustine Wild Reserve, St Augustine Distillery, Castillo de San Marcos, Lighthouse and Museum, Fort Matanzas National Monument, Painting With a Twist, St Augustine Pirate & treasure Museum, Basilica Cathedral, Colonial Quarter.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 1420 A-1-A South, St. Augustine, FL 904-471-2829

Directions and Other Information

I-95 S / GA-405 S / Tom Coleman Hwy towards Jacksonville, FL, At exit 362A, take ramp right for I-295 toward JAX Beaches, 23.4 mi Keep left onto SR-9B S, 3.5 mi Turn left onto US-1 S / SR-5 S / Philips Hwy, 20.4 mi Turn left onto W Castillo Dr., 0.3 mi Turn right onto SR-A1A / S Castillo Dr0.5 mi, Turn left to stay on SR-A1A / Bridge of Lions, 2.4 mi Arrive at Elks Lodge, 1420 A1a S, St Augustine, FL

GPS Coordinates

N29.87344, W81.28292Click on link to see Google Map

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Savannah, GA EHWG

November 24, 2015 to November 30, 2015
Coordinators

Louise Turner

Activity Ideas

Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Savannah Historical District, Bonaventure Cemetery, Historic Savannah Theatre, Mickve Israel Temple, Old Fort Jackson, Juliette Gordon Low’s Birthplace, River Street, City Market

Parking Location

Elks, 183 Wilshire Blvd, Savannah, GA, 31419, 912-927-2183

Directions and Other Information

Use street address or GPS coordinates

GPS Coordinates

N31.98420, W81.13698Click on link to see Google Map

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Charleston, SC EHWG

November 17, 2015 to November 24, 2015
Coordinators

Tom Voyles 254-220-3703 tvoyles46@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Charleston Waterfront Park, Arthur Ravenel Jr Bridge, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Morris Island Lighthouse, Old City Market, Rainbow Row, Old Slave Mart Museum, Boneyard Beach, Breweries and Distillers.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 1113 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407 (843) 556-0048

Directions and Other Information

Take US-17 South toward Surfside Beach / Georgetown, 92.7 mi. Take ramp right for I-26 toward Columbia / North Charleston, 4.1 mi Take ramp right, 0.2 mi Bear right onto SC-7 1.3 mi, Turn left onto Poston Rd, 95 ft. Turn right onto Sam Rittenberg Blvd, 0.2 mi Arrive at Elks Lodge, 1113 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC

GPS Coordinates

N32.82521, W79.98935Click on link to see Google Map

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Myrtle Beach, SC 29759 EHWG

November 10, 2015 to November 17, 2015
Coordinators

Tom Voyles 254-220-3703 tvoyles46@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Broadway at the Beach, the Market Common, Springmaid Pier, Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Palace Theatre, Dinner Theaters, Wheels of Yesteryear, Grand Strand.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 479 Burcale Rd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 (843) 236-2990

Directions and Other Information

Take SC-31 South toward Georgetown / Myrtle Beach, 19.7 mi Take ramp left for Dick Scobee Rd / Forestbrook Rd toward Myrtle Beach 1.2 mi Turn right onto Forestbrook Rd, 0.2 mi Turn left onto Fantasy Harbour Blvd, 0.5 mi Turn right onto Burcale Rd, 0.5 mi, Arrive at Moose Lodge, 479 Burcale Rd, Myrtle beach, SC

GPS Coordinates

N33.72257, W78.94437Click on link to see Google Map

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Wilmington, NC EHWG

November 4, 2015 to November 10, 2015
Coordinators

Tom Voyles 254-220-3703 tvoyles46@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, Historic District, Riverwalk, Bellamy Mansion, Sea Turtle Camp, Cape Fear Museum, Flytrap Brewing, Henrietta III (Cruise), Comedy Club.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 4610 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412 (910) 392-4200

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates.

GPS Coordinates

N34.157346, W77.910798Click on link to see Google Map

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Winterville, NC EHWG

November 1, 2015 to November 4, 2015
Coordinators

Tom Voyles 254-220-3703 tvoyles46@gmail.com

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

GPS Coordinates

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

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Hampton, VA 23666-2713 EHWG NOTE: DATE CHANGE

October 20, 2015 to October 26, 2015
Coordinators

Tom Voyles 254-220-3703 tvoyles46@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Fort Monroe’s Casemate Museum, Fort Monroe National Monument, Virginia Air & Space Center, St. George Brewing Company, Air Power Park

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 95 Tide Mill Ln. Hampton, VA 23666-2713 (757) 838-7366

Directions and Other Information

Take I-64 East toward Suffolk, 2.0 mi At exit 299B, take ramp left for I-664 toward Richmond / Newport News / Suffolk, 20.6 mi At exit 1A, take ramp left for I-64 West toward NN/WMSBG Airport / Richmond / Williamsburg, 1.1 mi At exit 263B, take ramp right for VA-134 South / US-258 North toward Hampton Coliseum, 1.1 mi Turn left onto N Armistead Ave, 0.7 mi Turn right onto Tide Mill Ln 0.7 mi Arrive at elks Lodge, 95 Tide Mill Ln, Hampton, VA

GPS Coordinates

N37.059271, W76.366899Click on link to see Google Map

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CALL FOR DATE    Mitchell, SD     SS2015

COORDINATOR: Karen Minard 661-301-7253  Dan Rodwill 909-228-1757

ACTIVITY IDEAS: 

Corn Palace; Valtiroty Shiloh’s; Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village; Dakota Discovery Museum; George & Eleanor McGovern Library.

 PARKING LOCATION:

Cabela   601 Cabela Drive, Mitchell SD

 DIRECTIONS & OTHER INFORMATION:

I-90, Cabela on right, get off.

GPS:   N43.689737, W98.017751  Click on coordinates to link to Google Maps

 


CALL FOR DATE  Murdo, South Dakota SS2015

COORDINATOR: Karen Minard 661-301-7253  Dan Rodwill 909-228-1757

 ACTIVITY IDEAS: 

SD Original 1880 Town; Pioneer Auto Museum

PARKING LOCATION: 

Across from museum is a Pilot Travel Center fuel center.  601 E. Fifth St., Murdo, South Dakota 57559

DIRECTIONS & OTHER INFORMATION:

I-90 North to Murdo, get off at exit for Pilot Fuel station.

GPS: N43.886011, W100.704674  Click on coordinates for link to Google Maps

 


September 11, 2015  Wall, South Dakota SS2015

COORDINATOR: Karen Minard 661-301-7253  Dan Rodwill 909-228-1757

 ACTIVITY IDEAS: 

Wall Drug Store; Minute Man historical missile site; National Grasslands Visitor Center; Wounded  Knee Museum; Lakota Ways-Pine Ridge Indian Reservation tour.

PARKING LOCATION:

Call for information.  Typically we park in the large lot near Wall Drug at 510 Main Street, Wall, South Dakota 57790

 DIRECTIONS & OTHER INFORMATION:

I-90, exit 110, North on Glenn to 6th Street, left end of street, park on left.

GPS:  N43.993122, W102.241493  Click on coordinates to link to Google Maps


Gillette, Wyoming SS2015

Date and Place:  After Cody, WY:  Gillette, Wyoming

Coordinator & Ph #:  

Karen  661-301-7253 BE SURE TO CALL TO MAKE SURE NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE BEFORE YOU COME.

 Activity Ideas:  Decide when we get there.

 Parking Location:  Elks Lodge 4054 Boxelder Rd., Gillette, WY

 Directions & Other Info:  

Near Complex Event Center. Use GPS as we don’t know what direction you will be coming from.

GPS: N44.276590 W105.446899    Click on coordinates to link to google maps.

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Cody, WY SS2015

August 23, 2015
Coordinators

Karen 661-301-7253 BE SURE TO CALL TO MAKE SURE NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE BEFORE YOU COME.

Activity Ideas

Decide when we get there

Parking Location

Buffalo Bill State Park, North Fork Campground, Cody, WY 82414 307-587-9227

Directions and Other Information

Use GPS as we don’t now where you are coming from. $17.00 Daily.Dump and water available

GPS Coordinates

N44.486526, W109.333642Click on link to see Google Map

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CHESAPEAKE, VA 23323 EHWG NOTE; DATE CHANGE

October 26, 2015 to November 1, 2015
Coordinators

Tom Voyles 254-220-3703 tvoyles46@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Chesapeake Arboretum, Big Woody’s-Great Bride, Clarke farms market, Whalers Wharf, Norfolks Naval Yard, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Mariners Museum, USS Monitor Center, US Army Transportation Museum, Victory Arch

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 1400 George Washington Hwy N, Chesapeake, VA 23323 (757) 487-1221

Directions and Other Information

Take US Hwy 13 to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and thenTake I-64 East toward Downtown Norfolk / Suffolk / Chesapeake, 1.8 mi At exit 284A, take ramp right for I-264 West toward Norfolk, 5.9 mi At exit 8, take ramp right for I-464 South toward Chesapeake, 1.7 mi At exit 4, take ramp right for VA337toward Poindexter St, 0.3miBear left onto Truxton St, 0.1 mi Turn right onto VA-337 / Poindexter St / South Norfolk Jordan Bridge, Toll Road,1.3 mi Turn left onto VA-239 / Victory Blvd, 1.8 mi Turn left onto US-17 / George Washington Hwy, 0.4 mi Arrive at Moose Lodge, 1400 George Washington Hwy N, Chesapeake, VA 23323

GPS Coordinates

N36.79139, W76.33260Click on link to see Google Map

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BERLIN, MD EHWG

October 15, 2015 to October 20, 2015
Coordinators

Tom Voyles 254-220-3703 tvoyles46@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Tour the Island and Visitors Center, Enjoy the quiet away from the city. Don’t pet the horses

Parking Location

Assateague National Seashore, 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin, MD 21811 (410) 641-1441 Need to talk to Tom about making reservations 254-220-3703

Directions and Other Information

Take US-50 East toward Ocean City,18.6 mi Take ramp right for US-113 South toward Pocomoke City / Snow Hill,1.5 mi Turn left onto MD-376 / Bay St, 4.1 mi Turn right onto MD-611 / Stephen Decatur Hwy, 2.4 mi Keep left to stay on MD-611 / Stephen Decatur Hwy,0.8 mi Turn right onto National Seashore Lane, 211 ft Arrive at Visitors Center, 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin, MD, leave Visitors Center and go across bridge and turn right, Rangers Station/ Campground registration office is ahead on left.

GPS Coordinates

N38.19796, W75.15546Click on link to see Google Map

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Helena, MT SS2015

August 20, 2015
Coordinators

Karen 661-301-7253 BE SURE TO CALL TO MAKE SURE NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE BEFORE YOU COME.

Activity Ideas

St. Helena Cathedral, Montana State Capitol, Sightseeing Tours , The Montana Historical Society, Mount Helena, Great Northern Carousel, Blue Jewel Mine, Lewis & Clark Brewing Company, See Area Information Link below for more activity ideas.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 330 Lola St., Helena, MT

Directions and Other Information

US 90 East from Missoula.
Hwy 12 to Helena,
Hwy 12 to Lola St., turn to Elks

GPS Coordinates

N46.587956 W111.971860Click on link to see Google Map

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HANOVER, PA EHWG

October 1, 2015 to October 8, 2015
Coordinators

Tom Voyles 254-220-3703 tvoyles46@gmail.com

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

Elks Lodge, 47 N Forney Ave, Hanover, PA 17331 (717) 637-9135

Directions and Other Information

Take US-30 West toward Gettysburg, 10.8 mi take exit
to the roundabout, take 3rd exit ontoPA-194 / S Queen St, 6.7 mi turn left onto PA-194 / N Forney Ave 327 ft Arrive at Elks Lodge, 47 N Forney Ave, Hanover, PA 17331

GPS Coordinates

N39.79762, W76.98925Click on link to see Google Map

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Yellowstone River, MT MBSCS

August 8, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Coordinators

Coordinator: Kurt Glassell 928-210-7505 thedesertraven@hotmail.com

Activity Ideas

Kayak, explore

Parking Location

Big Timber, Pelican Island, Greycleff (1 week each) Within 2-12 Miles of Big Timber, MT

Directions and Other Information

Call or Email Kurt for directions to parking location. Small towns nearby for supplies and food

GPS Coordinates

Click on link to see Google Map


Canyon Ferry Lake MBSC

August 1, 2015 to August 8, 2015
Coordinators

Kurt Glassell 928-210-7505 thedesertraven@hotmail.com

Activity Ideas

Swim, kayak on lake, Helena Historic District, 4 saloons with happy hours, White Sulphur Springs for hot baths & lunch, plenty of wood for fires.

Parking Location

Silos Campground, circle 2

Directions and Other Information

6 miles north of previous stop to Silas Road, then east to lake, right to 2nd circle. $5 with Senior Pass. Water available at campground. Dump available ½ mile before campground at KOA.

GPS Coordinates

N46.408984, W111.573344Click on link to see Google Map


August unknown-??     Puyallup WA           SS2015  

COORDINATOR:  Karen Minard 661-301-7253

BE SURE TO CALL TO MAKE SURE NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE BEFORE YOU COME.

ACTIVITY IDEAS: 

Visit the whole area, walk beach, visit Seattle, Boeing Plant, Pikes Market, farmers markets, bowling, Meeker mansion, fish hatchery, cinemas, LeMay car museum, Chihuly Bridge and Museum of Glass.

PARKING LOCATION: 

Elks Lodge, 314 27th St.,Puyallup, WA.  98372

 DIRECTIONS & OTHER INFORMATION: 

101 South.

 GPS  N47.194378, W122.259193


August unknown-??      Shelton WA            SS2015    

COORDINATOR:  Karen Minard 661-301-7253

BE SURE TO CALL TO MAKE SURE NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE BEFORE YOU COME.

 ACTIVITY IDEAS: 

Visit the whole area, walk beach, visit Olympia, possibly Tacoma, drive through Capitol State Forest.

 PARKING LOCATION: 

Elks Lodge,  741 SE Craig Rd, Shelton, WA.  98584  360-426-2322

 DIRECTIONS & OTHER INFORMATION: 

101 South

GPS  N47.174276, W123.094217

 


August unknown-?? Port Townsend, WA SS2015

 COORDINATOR:  Karen Minard 661-301-7253

BE SURE TO CALL TO MAKE SURE NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE BEFORE YOU COME.

 ACTIVITY IDEAS: 

Visit the whole area, walk beach, Fort Warden, Marine science center, Farmers market, Light museum, County museum, Maritime Center, Aero Museum, Port Townsend Brewing, shops, galleries, hike, bike, etc.

 PARKING LOCATION: 

Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St, Port Townsend, WA.  98368 360-385-0317

 

DIRECTIONS & OTHER INFORMATION: 

101 East, at Discovery Bay go North on 20 to Port Townsend or 101 North then North on 20 to Port Townsend.

GPS:  N48.080050, W122.814186

 

 


Townsend, MT MBSCS

July 25, 2015 to August 1, 2015
Coordinators

Kurt Glassell 928 210-7505 thedesertraven@hotmail.com

Activity Ideas

Kayak Missouri River Headwaters, Ghost Towns, evening fires.

Parking Location

Indian Road Campground BLM

Directions and Other Information

Northeast corner of Centerville Rd. and Hwy 287 on Missouri River. Free.

GPS Coordinates

N46.332503, W111.529533Click on link to see Google Map

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Sequim, WA SS2015

July 27, 2015
Coordinators

Karen Minard 661-301-7253 BE SURE TO CALL TO MAKE SURE NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE BEFORE YOU COME.

Activity Ideas

Visit the whole area, walk beach, Naval Museum in Bremerton, Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, Purple Haze Lavender Farm, Olympic Game Farm, Dungeness Lighthouse, Graysmarsh berry farm, 7 Cedars Casino, Museum.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge ELKS, 143 Port Williams Rd. Sequim WA. 98382 360-683-2763

Directions and Other Information

101 West to Sequim or 101 North then East into Sequim.

GPS Coordinates

N48.095206 W123.098883Click on link to see Google Map

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Forks WA SS2015

July 25, 2015
Coordinators

Karen Minard 661-301-7253 BE SURE TO CALL TO MAKE SURE NO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE BEFORE YOU COME.

Activity Ideas

Visit the whole area, walk beach, Waterfall trail, Hoh rain forest, kayak, biking, museum, Rialto beach, La Push beach, Cape Flattery, Neah Bay, Clallam Bay.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge 941 Merchant Rd. Forks, WA. 98331 360-374-2524

Directions and Other Information

Hwy101 North into Forks or 101 West then South into Forks. Turn East (left from hwy 101 north, right from hwy 101 south) on Callawah Way. Turn left on Merchants Rd.

GPS Coordinates

N47.961838 W124.372775Click on link to see Google Map

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Lake Havasu City, AZ

January 25, 2016 to January 31, 2016
Coordinators

Joanne Jones 248-765-1411, Ted Mazurowski 520-405-4379

Activity Ideas

London Bridge and visitor center, kayak the Colorado River through “The Needles”, take a ferry ride across the lake to Havasu Landing Casino.Saturday markets and dancing in town

Parking Location

Prospector RV Park, 4750 London Bridge Rd. Lake Havasu City, AZ

Directions and Other Information

Use Address or GPS Coordinates. Hot tub, swimming pool, recreation room, showers, laundry room. $10.00 dry camping,

GPS Coordinates

N34.560491, W114.370697Click on link to see Google Map

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Quartzsite, AZ

January 11, 2016 to January 24, 2016
Coordinators

Carol Petty and Friends

Activity Ideas

The QUARTZSITE RENDEZVOUS is one of the WIN’s largest gatherings with sometimes as many as 150 members. Big tent event is January 16-24 this year. There is dancing at QIA, the Yacht Club, Silly Al’s and some other locations around town. Don’t forget the Solo’s usually host a dance also. Silly Al’s unbeatable pizza and many other places to eat. Vendors everywhere with every variety of merchandise to sell imaginable. RV STUFF all over!!! Repair places available and RV dealers. Blyth Blue Grass festival on Jan 15-17. At the WIN camp there are pot lucks, ice cream socials for all singles clubs, evening fires, workshops and seminars. Our 2 weeks here are very full and busy. Of course you can hike, bike and 4-wheel!!!

THOSE GOING ON THE PUERTO PENASCO CARAVAN WILL LEAVE 1 DAY EARLY AND MEET AT THE BLM AREA IN YUMA BEHIND THE VFW ON HWY. 95 ON JANUARY 24.

Parking Location

BLM land, AZ-95 Plomosa Rd

Directions and Other Information

North of Quartzsite on AZ-95 (6 miles) turn right on Plomosa Rd. and go approx. 2 miles. Watch for mile marker 2 and WIN signs on the right for turn-in spot. Free boondocking for 2 weeks-register at corner of US-95 and Plomosa Rd on right. Dump and water at Pit Stop and at several RV parks for $. Propane available around town. Pay showers at Main Street Laundromat.

THOSE GOING ON THE PUERTO PENASCO CARAVAN WILL LEAVE 1 DAY EARLY AND MEET AT THE BLM AREA IN YUMA BEHIND THE VFW ON HWY. 95 ON JANUARY 24.

GPS Coordinates

N33.757615, W114.180600Click on link to see Google Map

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Martinez Lake

January 4, 2016 to January 10, 2016
Coordinators

Chuck Bothwell chuckayak@yahoo.com 253-278-0450

Activity Ideas

Kayak on lake and river, watch beautiful sunsets on the lake, bonfires at night, bird watching, 4-wheeling, hiking, dancing. Eat at local restaurants.

Parking Location

Fisherman’s Landing Resort, Martinez Lake Rd.

Directions and Other Information

Go north on US-95 about 15 miles (past turnoff to the Yuma Proving Grounds). Turn left on Martinez Lake Rd. and go approx. 10 miles. The boondocking area is on the right, across the street from the commercial RV park. The RV park is where you can dump for $. Free water is available from the Fire Dept. next to the RV park. Shower at RV park. Fee for dry camping is $5 a night.

GPS Coordinates

N32.972278, W114.460772Click on link to see Google Map

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Yuma, AZ

December 21, 2015 to January 3, 2016
Coordinators

Barb Russell 575-574-2838 rvbarv1949@yahoo.com

Activity Ideas

Christmas festivities include tree (bush) decorating, gift exchange on Christmas morning ($10 limit NO white elephant gifts) and Christmas Day dinner at the VFW.
New Year’s Eve there is a dance someplace and finger food brunch on New Year’s morning. Dance every day at the VFW or one of the local RV parks or Roadrunner Ballroom. Visit Old Town Yuma or the Territorial Prison. Great shopping, dining and repair opportunities in Yuma. Go to Los Algodones, Mexico for dental work, eye exams, fish tacos or margaritas. 4-wheeling and biking.

Parking Location

BLM land behind VFW on US 95 just north of Yuma.

Directions and Other Information

Off I-8 take exit 12 (Fortuna Rd). Go north on Fortuna to US 95-turn right. Follow 95 to the VFW (on right side of road shortly after curve. Turn in at VFW sign and go behind building. You will see a fenced area with a gate and a camp host. Parking is free-limit of 14 days-check in as soon as you park. Dumps and water available in Yuma. Use Sanidump App to locate.

GPS Coordinates

N32.727981, W114.422685Click on link to see Google Map

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Wellton, AZ WWC2015/16

December 15, 2015 to December 20, 2015
Coordinators

Kurt Glassell 928 210-7505 thedesertraven@hotmail.com

Activity Ideas

Wellton VFW has karaoke, fish fries and some breakfasts. 4-wheeling and hiking. Free on BLM land

Parking Location

BLM land, Avenue 29E

Directions and Other Information

From Yuma take I-8 east to Exit 30. Turn right onto Avenue 29E for 1.4 miles. Just before canal turn left onto BLM land.

GPS Coordinates

N32.638722, W114.13955Click on link to see Google Map


Palo Verde,CA WWC2015/16

December 9, 2015 to December 14, 2015
Activity Ideas

Oxbow Lake for kayaking, Colorado river access, peaceful and beautiful scenery. Lots of wildlife.

Parking Location

Palo Verde Roadside Park, CA

Directions and Other Information

Park is 2.5 miles south of Palo Verde on CA 78. It is about 84 miles from Niland. You’ll see the restroom on the side of the road. Parking by the highway or down by the lagoon. No dump or water.

GPS Coordinates

N33.399439, W114.724439Click on link to see Google Map


Niland, CA WWC2015/16

December 3, 2015 to December 8, 2015
Coordinators

Barbara Russell 575 574-2838

Activity Ideas

Music available several evenings-with talent night, food and dancing at the Range on Saturday evening at dark. Join the locals for breakfast on Sunday morning at the Oasis or Wednesday dinner. Outdoor chef Jim Tangen will be doing a spaghetti dinner one evening. There is a natural mud hot springs close by-clothing optional. Visit Salvation Mtn. and East Jesus where the art is always expanding and changing. Almost unlimited 4-wheeling opportunities and biking.
Best weather anywhere this time of year and clear starry nights.

Parking Location

Slab City-Right on Low Rd To Edith Lane Rd

Directions and Other Information

Travel on CA 111 to Niland, CA and turn east on Main St. After you cross the tracks the road will become Beal Rd.. Continue approx. 4 miles to Low Rd-turn right. Take another right on Edith Lane Rd.- approx. 3 blocks- and look for WIN signs. Water and dump available sometimes at Niland Chamber of Commerce or 2 miles south of Calipatria (8 miles s of Niland) at the state rest area.

GPS Coordinates

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

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WINTERVILLE, NC EHWGToo

November 8, 2015 to November 13, 2015
Coordinators

Diane Boor (303) 681-4792

Activity Ideas

South Tar River Greenway (Greenville), St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (Washington), Riverwalk Gallery (Washington), Walking tour (Wilson), Wilson Botanical Gardens,

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

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

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Indio, CA WWC2015/16

November 30, 2015 to December 2, 2015
Activity Ideas

Play or dine in the casino, great shopping and theaters in nearby Palm Springs. Indian Canyon, General Patton Museum, 1000 Palms, Desert Museum.

Parking Location

Fantasy Springs Casino

Directions and Other Information

I-10 to Golf Center Parkway exit.

GPS Coordinates

N33.724224, W116.196189Click on link to see Google Map

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Borrego Springs, CA WWC2015/16

November 23, 2015 to November 29, 2015
Coordinators

Paul Aakervik 775 722-8830, Adelle Adams 208 830-9076, Mel Wick 253 530-6815

Activity Ideas

Celebrate our 20th Thanksgiving Anniversary here. Turkey, ham, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry
sauce, rolls and pumpkin pie will be purchased with funds from the gathering fee. There will be a sign-up sheet for you to bring something else to share. We will enjoy leftovers for dinner the Friday after Thanksgiving and any remaining will be offered with soup on Saturday. Sunday an ice cream social will be provided, finances permitting.
Please let us know if you will be arriving after the 23rd (Monday) and plan to join us for dinner so that we may plan enough for everyone.
Please bring firewood if you can.
Take a trip to nearby Julian for apple pie. Tour Borrego Springs and view the many metal sculptures scattered around. Hiking, biking, 4-wheeling, games and birding aplenty.

Parking Location

Pegleg Smith boondock area on CA22 between MM25 &26 on the north side of the road.

Directions and Other Information

From Borrego Springs go 4 miles east on CA22 and turn left on Henderson Canyon Rd. Go 100 yards to the parking area on the right. Look for WIN signs.
Water and dump are available at the state park in Borrego Springs for $.

GPS Coordinates

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

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Ocean Shores, WA SS2015

July 18, 2015
Coordinators

Karen Minard, rnskareon4u@yahoo.com

Activity Ideas

Play in Casino, walk/run on beach, rent a scooter and explore. Sunset supper and breakfast specials in the casino. Visit the Elks for dances and dinners. Several museums in nearby Aberdeen.

Parking Location

Quinalt Casino, 78 Washington 115, Ocean Shores, WA 98569 From north of south on 101 go west on Hwy 109. Mostly level, large gravel lot in southwest corner of paved parking lot (follow RV signs). Free during week , $10 a day on weekend. Register at main desk.

Directions and Other Information

Between Ocean City and Ocean Shores on west side of SR-115 going south to Ocean Shores. Beautiful ocean view and soft surf sounds. No RV parking in main paved lot or along seawall. Water and dump available at state park just south of casino for reasonable fee. Please call ahead for details and/or changes.

GPS Coordinates

N47.0400972, W124.1704778Click on link to see Google Map

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Montesano, WA SS2015

July 14, 2015 to July 18, 2015
Coordinators

Karen Minard, rnskareon4u@yahoo.com

Activity Ideas

Mt. Saint Helens, Boeing Air Museum, Pikes market, Keyport Naval Museum, Abandoned nuclear power plant, other activities.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 3 Monte Elms Rd. Montesano, WA 98563

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N46.980585, W123.585667Click on link to see Google Map

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Hopewell, VA EHWGToo

November 4, 2015 to November 8, 2015
Coordinators

Bertie Wehr (602) 793-7155 Bertie@att.net

Activity Ideas

Petersburg National Battlefield, plantations, coal mine, Colonial National Historical Park, Blandford church.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 4701 Western Street, Hopewell, VA 804 458-1755

Directions and Other Information

Use street address or GPS coordinates

GPS Coordinates

N37.265807, W77.325591Click on link to see Google Map

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RICHMOND, VA EHWGToo

October 31, 2015 to November 4, 2015
Coordinators

Donna Backus (743) 476-3788

Activity Ideas

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Hollywood Cemetary

Parking Location

Lakeside Moose Lodge #1714, 1207 Hillard Road

Directions and Other Information

See Parking Location or GPS Coordinates

GPS Coordinates

N37.61733, W77.45836Click on link to see Google Map

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