Past Events

Quartzsite, AZ

January 16, 2017 to January 31, 2017
Hosts

Maynard Magee and friends

Activity Ideas

Biggest Annual WIN event!!! Ice cream social, dancing, gem show, all RV repairs/alterations available, 4-wheeling, desert golf, RV show, gem
shows, restaurants. Big Tent Event 21 thru 29 . Desert Bar on weekends. Blythe Bluegrass Festival Jan 20-22.

Parking Location

BLM area on Plomosa Rd.

Directions and Other Information

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

GPS Coordinates

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

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Martinez Lake, AZ

January 4, 2017 to January 16, 2017
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, dancing at 2 restaurant/bars, bird watching, evening fires, beautiful sunsets, see wild burros, 4-wheeling, hiking.

Parking Location

Fisherman’s Landing Resort, Lake Martinez Rd.

Directions and Other Information

Take AZ-95 north to Martinez Lake turnoff. Turn right across from fire station and right into dirt parking area. You will see WIN
signs. Water and dump available just past fire station on left for $5. Camping fee $5 in the past.

GPS Coordinates

N32.97335, W114.46036 - Click on link to see Google Map


Yuma, AZ

December 20, 2016 to January 4, 2017
Activity Ideas

Annual WIN Christmas Camp; New Years gathering and celebration. Lots of WIN holiday activity in addition to many dancing opportunities, kayaking, walks, too many local attractions to list.

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

Take I-10 west to Fortuna Rd., go right to AZ-95. Go right for 4-5 miles to VFW. Turn in and go behind VFW to the right and you will see the parking area.

GPS Coordinates

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

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Wellton, AZ

December 14, 2016 to December 20, 2016
Activity Ideas

Wellton VFW has karaoke, fish fries and some breakfasts. 4-wheeling, hiking.

Parking Location

BLM land, Avenue 29E

Directions and Other Information

Take AZ-95 south to Fortuna Rd., left, to I-10 east to exit 30. Go right-travel 1.4 miles and make a left just before the canal. Free.

GPS Coordinates

N32.637359, W114.141496 - Click on link to see Google Map


Yuma, AZ NEW LOCATION

December 12, 2016 to December 14, 2016
Activity Ideas

Short stop to dump/fill, etc.

Parking Location

Paradise Casino, 450 Quechan Rd., Yuma, AZ

Directions and Other Information

Take I-8 to California exit 171, turn towards Winterhaven. Turn on Picacho Rd (4-way stop). Follow the signs to the Paradise Casino.

GPS Coordinates

N32.734267, W114.613383 - Click on link to see Google Map


Niland, CA (Slab City)

December 5, 2016 to December 12, 2016
Activity Ideas

Visit Salvation Mtn., East Jesus, The Library. Enjoy local musicians on Saturday evenings at The Range. Have morning coffee at the
Oasis, evening fires. Music in various locations during weekdays.

Parking Location

South end of Edith Lane Rd., behind LOW camp.

Directions and Other Information

Head south on CA-111 to Niland. Turn left on Main St. and go across RR tracks (road name turns to Beal Rd.). Approx. 4 miles down take a right on Low Rd. and another right on Edith Lane Rd. approx. ½ mile down. Park anywhere past the Low camp.

GPS Coordinates

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

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Indio,CA

November 28, 2016 to December 5, 2016
Activity Ideas

Activity Ideas: General Patton Museum, 1000 Palms, date farms, movies,music restaurants in nearby areas of La Quinta, Cathedral City and Palm Springs. Great thrift shops and all other shopping. Casino activities.

Parking Location

Fantasy Springs Casino, Golf Center Parkway.

Directions and Other Information

Take CA-86 north to I-10 west to Golf Center Parkway-go right. Casino on right. Large gravel parking area to left of Casino. Free.

GPS Coordinates

N33.72424, W116.196189 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Anza-Borrego, CA

November 20, 2016 to November 28, 2016
Hosts

Mark Cotter 818-468-3968 msctrader@hotmail.com and Christy Young 817-975-7820 cyoungenterprizes@hotmail.com

Activity Ideas

Annual WIN Thanksgiving Celebration. 4-wheeling, wonderful hiking, Borrego Springs metal sculptures, Julian apple pie. We will have our wonderful Thanksgiving dinner and leftovers the next day. Celebrate the holiday with your fellow WINs.

Parking Location

Peg Leg Smith boondocking area.

Directions and Other Information

Take CA-111 south to CA-86 west to S-22 west (at Salton City area. Take a right on Henderson Canyon Rd. WIN signs will be on right about 100 feet. Water and dump available at State Park in Borrego Springs for $.

GPS Coordinates

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

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Niland, CA (Fountain of Youth Spa)

November 2, 2016 to November 20, 2016
Hosts

Donna Baccus 734-476-3788 donnab5568@yahoo.com and Paul Tracy 518-852-2445 paul.tracy38@ahoo.com

Activity Ideas

This is a wonderful resort with great facilities available for our use, visit Bombay Beach, the Slabs. Make your reservations at Fountain of Youth ahead of time at foyspa.com. Ask about first time stay special rate if you have not been there before. Special WIN rate is $20 for full hookups and $10 for boondocking. Lots of dancing and activities-see dance rally flyer in WIN newsletter. Don’t miss this fun event!!!

Parking Location

Fountain of Youth Spa RV Resort, 1500 Spa Road, Niland, CA

Directions and Other Information

From I-10, take CA-111 south. Just past Bombay Beach turn left by Fountain of Youth sign. Turn right on Spa Road. FOY on left. Propane, water and dump available in park for boondockers. Also, dog wash, motorhome wash area as well as a myriad of other facilities.

• Even if you are not attending the dance rally the spa is a wonderful place to spend some time. Other options in the area are the casinos around Indio or the Slabs (15 miles south).

GPS Coordinates

N33.399538, W115.66258 - Click on link to see Google Map


Nathrop, CO

July 28, 2016 to August 7, 2016
Hosts

Linda Dean

Activity Ideas

Hiking, fishing. Hot springs and rafting (with outfitters) nearby. Community pool with hot springs and showers in Salida, along with a river walk and cute shops.

Parking Location

Dispersed dry camping in the pines south of Buena Vista (and Nathop) on US-285.

Directions and Other Information

On US-285 heading south from Buena Vista (and Nathop) turn west onto County Road 270 for 2.8 miles. (Turns into CR-272 at gravel). WATCH FOR CATTLE GUARDS-GO VERY SLOWLY, ESPECIALLY OVER 2ND ONE. Watch for WIN sign.
Hi group, please call Mary Bierbaum at 720-425-0417 to check on parking availability.

GPS Coordinates

N38.69427, W106.14230 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Fountain of Youth Spa RV Resort (Dance Rally)

November 8, 2016 to November 15, 2016
Hosts

DONNA BACKUS donnab5568@gmail.com 734-476-3788 // PAUL TRACY paul.tracy38@yahoo.com 518-852-2445

Activity Ideas

THIS ACTIVITY IS OPEN TO ALL SINGLES.
Planned Activities for 2016 Dance Rally, “Dancing on the Dunes”

There will be dancing every night and day. There will be dance lessons for country dancing, line dancing, a barn dance and jitterbug/swing. There will be two bands playing two nights each plus a DJ for one night. One night we will share a dance with the residents of FOY. There will be seven hot breakfasts, two potlucks and one lasagna dinner. Each person who attends the potluck is asked to bring a dish one night that will serve at least four people, so you bring food one night and eat two. There are two dress-up nights. One is wearing red, white, and blue for the Patriotic Dance we share with FOY. The other is dress up as the mood strikes you.

CORRECTION ON CAMPING RATES

1. If you have never camped at the Fountain of Youth Spa RV Resort, you will get a special first-time rate:
For full hook-ups or boondocking the price is $9.95 per night.

2. If you have camped at Fountain of Youth Spa RV Resort before and this is not your first time:
For full hook-ups the price is $20 per night and boondocking is $9.95 per night.

3. You can also camp five days before the rally and/or stay five days after the rally at these prices.

Parking Location

Fountain of Youth Spa RV Resort, 1500 Spa Rd, Niland, CA 92257

Directions and Other Information

From highway CA 111 turn on Hot Mineral Spa Rd.(approx 14 3/4 miles North of Niland) There is a large sign for the Fountain of Youth. Turn 1 3/4 miles right on Spa Rd. The Fountain of Youth Spa RV Resort is 1 1/4 miles on the left.

REGISTRATION FORM

ALL SINGLES DANCE RALLY
November 8 – 15, 2016
Fountain of Youth (FOY) Spa RV Resort foyspa.com
1500 Spa Road, Niland, CA 92257, 888-800-0772, N33.400511, W115.661808

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: WIN Dance Rally
MAIL CHECKS TO: Paul Tracy, 514 America's Way #6091., Box Elder, South Dakota 57719

Name ____________________________________________________________________________

Mailing Address ____________________________________________________________________

Phone Number _________________ E-Mail _____________________________________________

Emergency contact person: _________________________________ Phone # ___________________
Parking Rates
First time visitor to FOY: $9.95 a night for full hookups or for boondocking.
Stayed at FOY before: $20 a night for full hookups; $9.95 a night for boondocking.
*You must make your parking reservation by calling the Fountain of Youth Spa RV Resort, 888-800-0772.
*To be assured of a site with our group, call for a reservation ASAP and identify yourself as a rally participant.
*The above rates are effective for five days before the rally and for five days after the rally.
Shirts
I would like ____ (#) rally t-shirt(s). Mark size below.
Women’s $11.00 S __ M __ L__ XL __
$13.25 XXL __ XXXL __

Men's $11.00 S __ M __ L__ XL __
$13.25 XXL __ XXXL __
Payment
Registration before Oct. 15, 2016 $45 per person $__________
Registration after Oct. 15, 2016 $55 per person $__________
T-shirt(s) $__________
Total payment $__________

GPS Coordinates

N33.400511, W115.661808 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Chaco Culture Canyon National Historical Park, NM

June 8, 2017 to June 11, 2017
Activity Ideas

Visitor center for five major Archeological Pueblo Sites, Pueblo Bonito, Ranger Program, nine mile loop road, hiking.
Parking:

Parking Location

Ruby Ranch (call Micky if you can not locate when you are close to the Chaco Canyon NHP 505-979-0614) We will park in an open field near his home. Roads into and around park are dirt and may be rough. No dump or water available

Directions and Other Information

Take Hwy 371 North to Hwy 9, go East to Hwy 14/57 (Choco Canyon Rd) follow 14/57 North (toward Seven Lakes) for 3 miles to Ruby Ranch (signage for either road #) entering the park from the South. Ruby Ranch will be on the left.

GPS Coordinates

N35.82731, W107.907608 - Click on link to see Google Map

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM

May 20, 2016 to May 24, 2016
Hosts

Karen Minard 661-301-7253 rnskareon4u@yahoo.com

Activity Ideas

Activities same as and more as for Albuquerque because we will be in the area longer since Mountanaire and Datel had to be cancell

Parking Location

Moose Lodge 12825 Skyline Rd. NE Albuquerque NM 505-298-4668.

Directions and Other Information

From Santa Rosa I-40 west toward Albuquerque. Exit 166 to Juan Tabor Blvd NE. Turn left on Skyline Rd NE. Moose is approx 1/4 mile on the left.

GPS Coordinates

N35.072065, W106.506278 - Click on link to see Google Map

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM

May 24, 2017 to June 4, 2017
Activity Ideas

Sandia Peak Tramway, Science Center, ABQ BioPark Zoo, Biological Park, National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Pueblo Cultural Center, Balloon rides.

Parking Location

Sandia Resort and Casino, 30 Rainbow Road, Albuquerque, NM

Directions and Other Information

From Datil take Hwy 60 east to US 25 north through Albuquerque. Continue to exit 234 Tramway Road, turn right on Tramway. Casino in on the left. We are to park in Lot D which is the upper lot.

GPS Coordinates

N35.203436, W106.56798 - Click on link to see Google Map


Florence, OR

September 22, 2016 to September 25, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Heceta Head Lighthouse, Sea Lion Caves, Hobbit Trail, Darlingtonia State Natural Site, Three Rivers Casino, Shopping Old Town Waterfront.

Parking Location

Three Rivers Casino

Directions and Other Information

Go south on US 101. Turn east on SR 126. Proceed about 3/4 mile. Turn left into casino. Parking is on the left.

GPS Coordinates

N43.978878, W124.086936 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Carlos, MN 56319

June 11, 2016 to June 18, 2016
Hosts

Tom Wiering 320-304-2533 cawbouy1@hotmail.com

Activity Ideas

Vacation area on a "Chain of Lakes" with 55miles of biking and hiking trails. Places to go kayaking or tubing, speedway races on Saturday nights, free park concerts on Thursday nights, winery and distillery tours, Maritime Museum and Runestone Museum of Viking fame. Campfires every night! Come and enjoy the heartland.

Parking Location

3259 Buckskin Rd. NE, Carlos, MN (Tom's 30 acre homesite)

Directions and Other Information

Please RSVP to Tom by phone call or text at 320-304-2533.

GPS Coordinates

N46.077686, W95.3332608 - Click on link to see Google Map

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KANAB, UT

May 3, 2016 to May 14, 2016
Activity Ideas

Zion National Park hikes, Best Friends Sanctuary for homeless animals, biking. Dance Hall Cave, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park.
Amazing Earthfest-7days of free events that include hikes and bike trips, environmental films and lectures. More info on their
website. http://amazingearthfest.com/

Parking Location

Gravel storage area

Directions and Other Information

½ mile south of the intersection of Hwy 9 and Hwy 89 (Mt Carmel Junction) gravel storage area is on right. Hwy 9 is the east entrance to Zion National Park.

GPS Coordinates

N37.217633, W112.683262 - Click on link to see Google Map

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PAGE, AZ

April 26, 2016 to May 3, 2016
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, Antelope Canyon (reservations), Glen Canyon Dam, John Wesley Powell Museum.

Parking Location

Lone Rock

Directions and Other Information

From Page go approx. 8+ miles NW on Hwy 89. Turn right on Lone Rock Rd. and go to beach area parking. W/dump.

GPS Coordinates

N37.015964, W111.540393 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Telluride, CO

August 16, 2016 to August 19, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Parking Location

Lizard Head Pass Dispersed Campground, Telluride, CO

Directions and Other Information

East side of Lizard Pass, 10 miles south of the town of Telluride on CO-145.

GPS Coordinates

N37.81150, W107.90572 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Pagosa Springs, CO NEW LOCATION

August 30, 2016 to September 6, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Hot Springs, fishing, hiking, kayaking.

Parking Location

Road 629 off Piedra Blvd. outside of Pagosa Springs. It is a grass field on Dept of forestry land.

Directions and Other Information

New location is road 629 off Piedra Blvd. outside of Pagosa Springs. It is a grass field on Dept of forestry land. GPS: N37.328632, W107.141454. Call Mary Bierbaum for further info. at 720-425-0417.

GPS Coordinates

N37.328632, W107.141454 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Durango, CO

August 24, 2016 to August 30, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Historic mining town, narrow gauge train ride to Silverton-very scenic.

Parking Location

La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main St., Durango, CO.

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N37.291024, W107.874058 - Click on link to see Google Map


Mancos, CO

August 19, 2016 to August 24, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Mesa Verde

Parking Location

Target Tree Campground, 1551 US160, Hesperus, CO 81326 970-247-4874/970-882-7296/970-882-6880

Directions and Other Information

8 miles east of Mancos on US160. $8.50 per day with senior pass.

GPS Coordinates

N37.339969, W108.189566 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Montrose, CO

August 14, 2016 to August 16, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 801 S. Hillcrest Dr., Montrose, CO

Directions and Other Information

Parking $5 a night

GPS Coordinates

N38.47964, W107.85778 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Blue Mesa, CO

August 7, 2016 to August 14, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Visit Blac Canyon of the Gunnison Nat. Park.

Parking Location

Elk Creek Campground on the Curecanti National Recreation Area.

Directions and Other Information

16 miles west of Gunnison on US-50. Dump and water at campground.

GPS Coordinates

N38.46840, W107.17233 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Leadville, CO

July 19, 2016 to July 26, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Fishing, hiking, kayaking, very historic town to explore, many museums and period homes, Tabor Opera House, mine tours, exceptional pizza parlor.

Parking Location

Forestry campground

Directions and Other Information

Hwy I-70 to State Highway91 south. SH91 becomes US 24. Go thru town to County Road 4 (McWethy Dr.) and turn right. About 5 miles where road forks at Sugar Loafin RV and golf course. Take dirt road (Rd48) in the center of the fork. The campground approx. ¼ mile on left. Free. Water and dump available on corner of CO-91 and SR-300 for $5.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The group going to Leadville, Co July 19-26 will fill the currently listed parking location, so if you are planning to join them there and have not already informed Mary Bierbaum, please call her at 720-425-0417. You will need to be prepared to locate additional parking locations such as some areas further down the road or in Turquoise Lake camping areas. If you have committed to being there and cannot make it, please call Mary so that space will be available to others.

GPS Coordinates

N39.247758, W106.358992 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Stillwater Pass, CO LOCATION CHANGE

July 12, 2016 to July 19, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum 720 425-0417 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Back side of Rocky Mtn. Nat. Park. Hot Sulphur Springs, visit Granby or Grand Lake. Fishing on Colorado River, hiking and kayaking.

Parking Location

Williams Fork Reservoir

Directions and Other Information

Directions from Granby, CO on CO-40: just west on Granby take Hwy. 34 north approx. 15 miles to County Rd. 4 (on left). Travel 4 1/2 miles to a big open field. Look for WIN signs.

GPS Coordinates

N 40.22732, W105.91049 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Walden, CO

July 6, 2016 to July 12, 2016
Hosts

Garth Bacon 408-207-2492 gartgbacon@aol.com.

Activity Ideas

Museum, hiking, fishing, kayaking, day trips.

Parking Location

Cowdrey Lake, north of Walden, CO on Hwy 125.

Directions and Other Information

Approx. 7 miles after crossing the bridge just north of downtown Walden. Turn left. This is before mile marker 61 on County road 39. Watch for WIN signs. Free. If you arrive at the community of Cowdrey you have missed the turn.

GPS Coordinates

N40.839033, W106.312338 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Cheyenne, WY

June 29, 2016 to July 6, 2016
Hosts

Mary Lou Jorns 406-431-6306

Activity Ideas

Fourth of July activities in town.

Parking Location

VFW 2816 7th St., Cheyenne, WY

Directions and Other Information

Take College off I-80 (exit 364). Go north on WY-212 to the first stop light and left on 12th St. (it turns into Nationway). Take 7th st.-lodge on left.

GPS Coordinates

N41.131833, W104.782383 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Longmont, CO

June 20, 2016 to June 29, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum 720 425-0417 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com/ (co-host)Phil Cafferty-720-425-0417/515-290-0723.

Activity Ideas

Day trip to Boulder, Rocky Mtn. Nat. Park, Estes Park. Micro breweries, Budwiser brewery. Celestial Seasonings tour. Leaning Tree Western Art Museum. Lots to do.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 2210 Pratt St., Longmont, CO

Directions and Other Information

$5 a day.

GPS Coordinates

N40.197617, W105.106948 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Denver Area

June 13, 2016 to June 20, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum 720 425-0417 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Red Rock Amphitheater, Georgetown railroad, too many activities to list

Parking Location

Bear Creek Lake Park Campground, 15600 Morrison West Morrison Rd, Lakewood, Colorado 80226.5696 ft elevation. Please make your own reservations early for June 13-17. 303-697-6159.

Directions and Other Information

From CO-470 use the Hwy 8 (Morison Rd.) exit for the main entrance. The after hours only entrance is off the W. Hampden Ave exit to the south. 47 electric only sites, grill tables, water, toilets, showers, dump, firewood, pet friendly extra rules, playground, beach, trail hike, boat launch.

GPS Coordinates

N39.64254, W105.15899 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Fountain, CO

June 8, 2016 to June 13, 2016
Hosts

Mary Bierbaum, (720) 425-0417. 1023rvmaryb@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Garden of the Gods, the Royal Gorge,Airforce Academy, mining towns of Cripple Creek and Victor, Pike’s Peak Cog Railroad, Manitou Springs.

Parking Location

American Legion, 6685 SouthMoor Dr., Fountain, CO 80817 Gravel Parking lot. 5690 ft. elevation.

Directions and Other Information

From Colorado Springs travel south on I-25 approx 4.8 miles to Exit 135 (Academy Blvd.-also Ft. Carson exit). At bottom of exit turn left onto Academy Blvd., then travel approx. 0.9 miles to CO-85 (Fountain)-turn right. Continue on CO-85 south for approx. 1.4 miles to Main St. (1st red light. 580 feet further turn right onto Southmoor Dr. As you turn right, on your immediate left is Albertaco’s Mexican Food. Follow Southmoor Dr. 1.1 miles to American Legion-on left. Boondocking $$ night.

GPS Coordinates

N38.734725, W104.732451 - Click on link to see Google Map


Waldport, OR

September 17, 2016 to September 22, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

The Aquarium in Newport. Visit WSU Hatfield Marine Science Center, Yaquina Bay Lighthouse. Beautiful coast. Kayak Beaver Creek Wetland area, Rogue Brewery tour. Crusin’ for Crabs festival-Moose Lodge hosting a Crab feed on Sept 24th for $12. Chinook salmon run happening on the Alsea.

Parking Location

Large meadow on the Alsea River

Directions and Other Information

Head south on US101 from Tillamook. Go east on OR 34 for 7 miles. Turn right on Canal Creek Road. About 300 feet on the left you will see a dirt turn off into the field. DO NOT MISS THIS TURN into the field as you will have to drive 5 miles down the road to turn around.

GPS Coordinates

N44.404936, W123.944733 - Click on link to see Google Map


Tillamook, OR

September 11, 2016 to September 17, 2016
Hosts

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

Activity Ideas

Tillamook Cheese Factory, Blue Heron Cheese Factory, train ride to Bay City, scenic tour of lighthouses, Air Museum, kayak Nestucca River, farmers market in town, dancing and food at local bars, textile museum, Munsen Creek Water Falls, Forest Vendor, Ulalele lessons

Parking Location

Elks RV Park, 9105 Hwy. 101, Tillamook, OR

Directions and Other Information

$10 dry, $25 full H/U. $10 dump. Showers and bathrooms available. Useable rec hall.

GPS Coordinates

N45.39034, W123.80297 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Menlo, WA

September 6, 2016 to September 11, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Carriage Museum, pacific Heritage Museum, long Beach Peninsula, hiking, close to South Beach and the ocean.

Parking Location

Pacific County Fairgrounds, 5 Lane Rd., Menlo, WA 360-942-3713

Directions and Other Information

6 miles east of Raymond, WA on State Route 6 in Menlo. $10 boon docking.
Dumps in area $5.

GPS Coordinates

N46.62285, W123.64864 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Ocean Shores, WA

August 29, 2016 to September 6, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Rent scooters in town and ride on beach, wonderful walking paths and beaches, sunset supper and breakfast specials in Casino dining room, often music in Casino bar, dances and meals at local Elks in town (check schedule upon arrival)

Parking Location

Quinault Casino on SR-115.

Directions and Other Information

Go south on I-5 to Aberdeen, then right onto WA-109 for 18 miles. Then turn left onto SR-115. Casino entrance on right approx. 1 mile. When you reach Casino, go to very back of parking lot to left side-there is an entrance to the RV area. Last year’s price was free during week and $10 on weekends. Check in at Casino office.

GPS Coordinates

N47.040097, W124.170478 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Forks, WA

August 23, 2016 to August 29, 2016
Hosts

Lyn Alweis 303-809-0324 lyninden@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Take a day trip to Cape Flattery, the most northwestern point in the contiguous US, or the Hoh Rain Forest. Beaches near La Push great for walking.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Rd., Forks, WA

Directions and Other Information

From the north on Hwy 101, turn left on Calawah Blvd. Turn left on Merchant Rd. Boondock in large grassy field nest to Lodge. $10 dry camp, $20 with hookups. Water and dump available at lodge.

GPS Coordinates

N47.9617306, W124.3727972 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Sequim, WA

August 15, 2016 to August 23, 2016
Hosts

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

Activity Ideas

Explore Olympic Nat. Park, visit Lavender Gardens, Port Angeles, Salt Creek Rec. Area, tidal pools and Strait of Juan de Fuca. Take a day trip on ferry to Victoria, BC. Dancing Sunday the 21stat Grange.

Parking Location

Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Rd., Sequim, WA

Directions and Other Information

From Hwy 101 west of Sequim, turn right on Carlsborg Rd. Proceed north approx. 1 ¾ miles, turn right on Old Olympic Hwy. Approx. ¼ mile highway turns left. Proceed ¼ mile then turn on Macleay Rd. Sequim Prairie Grange is approx. ¼ mile on right. $5 per night dry camp.

GPS Coordinates

N48.108944, W123.1736194 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Randle, WA

July 30, 2016 to August 8, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Visit Mt. Rainer, Mt. St. Helen, fishing, hiking, biking, golf and horseback riding.

Parking Location

Cascade Peaks RV, 11519 U.S.-12, Randle, WA.

Directions and Other Information

This is a Coast to Coast park, but membership is waived for this stay. $12 a day boondocking. 2 outdoor pools, horseshoe pits, laundry, showers, water, dump and trash available.

GPS Coordinates

N46.536110, W121.776940 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Gig Harbor, WA

August 8, 2016 to August 15, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Parking Location

Mel Wick’s private property, 5402 18th St. NW, Gig Harbor, OR 253-530-6815

Directions and Other Information

Call ahead for directions and gate code.

GPS Coordinates

N47.273704, W122.611489 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Mineral, WA

July 25, 2016 to July 30, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Visit Mt. Rainier, Clear Lake, Gifford National Forest. Fishing, hiking, kayaking.

Parking Location

Lion’s Den Campground, 113 Front St., Mineral WA

Directions and Other Information

From I-5 take exit 68 (OR-12) approx. 31 miles to Morton. Turn left on OR-7 (Morton Rd.). Proceed north to Mineral Rd. on right approx. 11 ½ miles. At Front St. E turn right approx. 1½ miles. Lion’s Den Campground will be on the left. $50.00 for 4 days WIN rate.

GPS Coordinates

N46.7170667, W122.1779389 - Click on link to see Google Map


Boring, OR

July 9, 2016 to July 25, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Visit Portland or Museum of Science and Industry. Microbrew area, International Rose Test Garden, Portland Japanese Gardens, Oregon Zoo.

Parking Location

30425 SE Haley Rd, Boring OR 97009 503-663-6123

Directions and Other Information

From Government Camp, take OR 26 west to Sandy, OR. Continue on OR 26 approx. 4 miles west of Sandy. At the Caution light at the intersection of OR 26 and Haley Rd., turn right. Travel ½ mile to a gravel driveway and turn left thru Blueberry Field.

GPS Coordinates

N45.447362, W122.350052 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Government Camp, OR

June 30, 2016 to July 9, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Parking Location

Mt Hood Snow Bunny Sno-Park

Directions and Other Information

From Bend go north on US 97 toward Madras. Continue thru Madras and keep to the left at the junction of US 97 and OR 26 on the north end of town. Go approx. 60 miles on OR 26 to the Sno-Park on the right (approx. ½ mile past the junction of SR 35.

GPS Coordinates

N45.287354, W121.728446 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Bend, OR area LOCATION CHANGE

June 23, 2016 to June 30, 2016
Hosts

Diana Tolerico (602)206-2441 dianatolerico@yahoo.com

Activity Ideas

Hiking, Kayaking, mountain road trips, ATV activity, golf, concerts, theatre, farmers market , artsy restaurants, dancing, white water rafting and area fishing. Bazaars and bakeries. Beautiful area to explore.

Parking Location

Kapka Butte Snow Park, Bend, OR

Directions and Other Information

Camp at Wanoga Snow Park/Mt. Bachelor. From Hwy 97 in Bend take exit #138. Travel west all the way following signs towards Mt Bachelor. Road starts out at Colorado Ave, then becomes Century Dr at the 2nd roundabout and finally Cascade Lake Hwy (46). It is 13 miles from Hwy 97 to Wanoga after the 3rd roundabout. Access to Wanoga SnoPark is identified with a roadside sign at the entrance. No fees/no services/no fires/paved parking. Bring Golden Age pass. Elev 5500 ft. Cool days/cooler nights. Get water, dump, propane, fuel at Gordy’s Truck Plaza on Hwy 97 north of La Pine just north of railroad track crossing. Observe posted speed in central Oregon.
ADDITIONAL DIRECTIONS: Starting from the Wanoga Snow Park our original circuit stop on highway 372,
the Cascades Lake National Scenic Byway.
Go towards Mount Bachelor for about 4 miles.
Turn left on Sun River - Lapine exit.
Turn left on Kapa Butte Snow Park.

GPS Coordinates

N 43.97920, W 121.61159 - Click on link to see Google Map

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La Pine, OR

June 19, 2016 to June 23, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Hiking, Biking Kayaking, lava bed, wild life museum.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 52510 Drafter Rd., La Pine, OR.

Directions and Other Information

Go north on 97 to LaPine turn right just past Gordys Truck Stop. At the Moose E/W 30amp $10/night, some boondocking available, alternate parking across the street at Gordys Truck Stop.

GPS Coordinates

N43.707660, W121.471960 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Chiloquin, OR

June 16, 2016 to June 19, 2016
Hosts

Carol Petty (509) 521-1242, cakacl@aol.com

Activity Ideas

Hiking, driving around Crater Lake or take a boat ride. Experience a ride on the TTRM miniature train or a trip to the fish hatchery.

Parking Location

Kla-MO-YA Casino.

Directions and Other Information

Go north on US 97 approx. 91 miles. Casino is at Junction of US-90 and OR-62. Park at bottom of parking lot. Free.

GPS Coordinates

N42.535438, W121.885146 - Click on link to see Google Map

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Weed, CA

June 11, 2016 to June 16, 2016
Hosts

Cheryl Davis (714)269-0344 prairiegal425@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Kayaking, hiking, 10 miles to town, living memorial sculpture garden.

Parking Location

Lake Shastina Public Campground, off Dwinnell Way.

Directions and Other Information

From US 97 turn left onto CR-A29 (Big Springs Rd., signed Shastina Lake. Go 1.6 miles, turn left onto Jackson Ranch Rd. (sign says Public Access). Go 1 mile ( slowly) to Dwinnell Way-turn right. Go west to end of campground entrance. Large RVs follow paved road to open area on lakeshore. Free, 14 day limit Apr 1-Oct 1, Tables, grills pit toilets, any size RV. Paved access roads, interior gravel roads, police patrolled. Water available

GPS Coordinates

N41.5045528, W122.3908917 - Click on link to see Google Map

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PREWITT, NM (between Gallup and Grants)

July 25, 2017 to August 4, 2017
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, hiking, trip to Gallup for museums and Indian Art/Jewelry/History. Railroad historical town.

Parking Location

Bluewater Lake State Park, 30 Bluewater State Park Road, Prewitt, NM 505-876-2391

Directions and Other Information

Go south on I-25 to I-40 west. After about 35 miles veer right onto Hwy 47 to I-2. Head north to Hwy 6. At I-40 go west. Prewitt is approx. 25 miles past Grants. Watch for brown sign announcing state park. Exit 63. Approx. 7 miles into park. FROM HERE ON THIS BECOMES A SUNDOWNER. Still lots to see in New Mexico and enjoy your annual camping pass. Or head north to Colorado or west to Arizona….

GPS Coordinates

N35.283749, W108.083578 - Click on link to see Google Map


RATON, NM

July 5, 2017 to July 11, 2017
Activity Ideas

Capulin Volcano NM, Raton Museum, NRA Whittington Visitor Center, Folsom Point (caveman cave), town of Trinidad.

Parking Location

Lake Alice CG at Sugarite Canyon SP, NM.211 Hwy 586, Raton, NM Phone: 575-445-5607

Directions and Other Information

From Eagle Next take Hwy 64 NE to US 25 N. Exit 452 onto Hwy 72 E. Approx. 3.8 miles to Hwy 562 N. Watch for signs to Sugarite Canyon SP. Lake Alice CG is past the lake.

GPS Coordinates

N36.959211, W104.386303 - Click on link to see Google Map

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