Past Events

WINNIE, TX

March 14, 2022 to March 16, 2022
Activity Ideas

Museums, trip to beach

Parking Location

Winnie County Stowell Park, 335 Park St., Winnie, TX, Phone 409.267.2644

Directions and Other Information

Make a right off I10 at TX124 (Gulfway Drive), turn left on Le Blanc RD, turn right on Park Street. Requires: Camping permit required from the County Commissioner’s Office at 211 Broadway St. Winnie, TX 77665. Free – 3 day limit
Note: stop at Baytown, TX at Flying J’s, 1876 East Freeway, Baytown, TX 77521 for dump, water and propane.

GPS Coordinates

N29.8118,W94.3803Click on link to see Google Map


SAN ANTONIO, TX

March 7, 2022 to March 14, 2022
Activity Ideas

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, visit the Alamo, do the San Antonio River Walk. Lots to see and do.

Parking Location

San Antonio Elks Lodge, 15650 Market Hill, San Antonio, TX

Directions and Other Information

The Lodge is just off the 1604 Freeway W off of I-10. Dry camping on grass covered field. Donation $. Also, five hook-ups available. Water and dump on site.

GPS Coordinates

N29.590749,W98.621768Click on link to see Google Map


FREDERICKSBURG, TX

February 23, 2022 to March 7, 2022
Activity Ideas

Fredericksburg, Texas is home to museums and historical sites. Other activities: Willow City Loop, Enchanted Rock, Wine Trail, Luckenbach, and L. B. Johnson State Park.

Parking Location

Gillespie County Fair Grounds, RV sites, 530 Fair Drive, Fredericksburg, TX

Directions and Other Information

Phone (830) 997-2359 call for rates and information. Follow I-10 to US-290, take exit 477 off of I-10, follow US-290 to Fair Dr. 530 Fair Drive. 20 spaces with water and electric ($25 per day per space). Dry camping $10 per night.

GPS Coordinates

N30.2480532,W98.90330660Click on link to see Google Map


SONORA, TX

February 22, 2022 to February 23, 2022
Activity Ideas

Caverns of Sonora, Crystal Palace Tour, Eaton Nature Center and Preserve, Miers Home Museum, Old Sonora Icehouse Ranch Museum, stroll thru downtown historical district.

Parking Location

Sutton County Fair Grounds and Park and Arena, 1700 North Crockett Avenue, Sonora, Texas 76950. First come, first service, no reservations. Big paved Parking Lot, no hookups but dump and water are located in the Sutton County Fair Grounds and Park and Arena, Sonora, TX Propane: Roadrunner, 601 Highway 277 N, Phone 815.860.0016

Directions and Other Information

Dirt parking area. I-10 East towards San Antonio, exit 399 toward SH-467 loop toward Sonora, Merge onto S Service Road, 1700 N Crocket Ave.

GPS Coordinates

N30.575968,W100.652947Click on link to see Google Map


VAN HORN, TX

February 21, 2022 to February 22, 2022
Activity Ideas

Overnight stop only.

Parking Location

McDonalds, graveled parking

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

N31.033435,W104.855458Click on link to see Google Map


LAS CRUCES, NM

February 14, 2022 to February 21, 2022
Activity Ideas

Museums Branigan Cultural Center, Dona Ana County Historical Museum of Lawmen, Fort Selden Historical Site, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces. Railroad Museum, Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science, New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum; White Sands Missile Range Museum and Missile Park; Hiking. Mesilla (Little Tableland) historical Community, walking tour, Gadsden Museum, (appointment only), La Morena walking tour, Basilica of San Albino, Las Cruces Museum of Natural History, Lake Valley Historic Town Site. Hiking and driving Dripping Springs Natural Area, Soledad Canyon, Tortugas Mountain Trail

Parking Location

Dona Ana County Fair Grounds: 12125 Robert Lawson Blvd, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Directions and Other Information

West of Las Cruces, off of I-10. Contact Person: Ray 575-525-6186. Water and Electric: $15.00 per night

GPS Coordinates

N32.26492,W106.97935Click on link to see Google Map


DEMING, NM

February 9, 2022 to February 14, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit City of Rocks State Park, Gila Caves, Rockhound State Park, Florida Mountain Range, Cooke Mountains, Historical Columbus and walking tours of Deming and Silver City. A visit to Pink Store in Palomas, Mexico on Tuesday, (Need Passport). Additional attractions include Gila National Forest, Gila cliff dwellings and historical down town.

Parking Location

Low-Hi Ranch, 1795 OKelly Road SE, Deming, NM. 88030

Directions and Other Information

I-10 East, exit 85, Pine Street, turn left onto Country Club Rd. Right onto Kellys Road. Call 575-546-5048 for Reservations. Dry camping – $8 a night, full hook ups – $36

GPS Coordinates

N32.2120749,W107.73564Click on link to see Google Map


WILCOX, AZ

February 6, 2022 to February 9, 2022
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. $20 for water and electric hookups, $10 for dry camping.

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


TUCSON, AZ

January 30, 2022 to February 6, 2022
Activity Ideas

Catalina State Park is close by with great hiking, star gazing and bike trails. Peak Observatory (need reservations for night tour), U of A Mirror Lab (need reservations), Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Saguaro National Park West Visitor Center with ranger talks, Tucson shopping, movies, etc. Casino activities. Old Tucson Movie Studio. Oro Valley Heirloom Farmers Market, Tohono Chul Park, Sabino Canyon Recreation, Pima Air and Space Museum and Biosphere 2.

Parking Location

Snyder Hill BLM off of Az-86 to San Joaquin Rd. Turn right

Directions and Other Information

AZ-86 S

GPS Coordinates

N32.161546,W111.102710Click on link to see Google Map


Waltz Across Texas And Blues Trails

January 30, 2022 to April 18, 2022
Activity Ideas

Circuit Leader – Minnie Bedrick, 940-231-3169, minniebedrick@gmail.com
This circuit will be limited to 20 rigs due to limited parking in many of the places. If you are interested in joining this circuit, contact Minnie to put your name on the list. If there are more people that want to travel on this circuit, a second group can follow a week behind, subject to having a volunteer to lead it.
The circuit will begin in Tucson, AZ and end in Robinsonville, MS. It will proceed to Wilcox, AZ, across New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, and into Mississippi. Some of the highlights will be the Chiricahua National Monument, City of Rocks in Deming, Las Cruces, White Sands Missile Range, Caverns of Sonora, Luckenbach, San Antonio River Walk, Natchez Trace Parkway and the Blues Trail. There will be opportunities to hike, bike, and explore many museums along the way.
Please note this circuit will continue to be under construction as things are constantly changing. Places that are closed now are trying to open up but things can always change. It will also be limited in size to the number of rigs approximately 20 max. Depending on the parking. If you have interest in this circuit, please contact Minnie Bedrick, minniebedrick@gmail.com, for additional information or to put yourself on the list to go.

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

Click on link to see Google Map


EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, FL

January 9, 2022 to January 13, 2022
Activity Ideas

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

GPS Coordinates

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


FORT MYERS, FL

January 3, 2022 to January 9, 2022
Activity Ideas

Fleamaster flea market, Edison-Ford Museum, Manatee Park, Sanibel Island and 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 20, 2021 to January 3, 2022
Activity Ideas

Lots of activities and shopping here with Fort Myers, Punta Gorda, and Port Charlotte close by.
Fort Myers: Fleamaster flea market, Edison-Ford Museum, Manatee Park, Sanibel Island and Darling Wildlife Refuge (drive or bike). Punta Gorda: Gilchrist Park music jamming, Tuesday and Thursday starting about 5:30-8:30 bluegrass and oldies, dance; lots of biking along waterfront. Also, free shooting range at Webb WMA.

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 and Wildlife Recreation Permit, available from sporting goods stores and Wal-Mart (hunting and fishing counter) for $27. It’s good for one year. Even though there is not a charge for the camp site, RESERVATIONS NEED TO BE MADE ASAP AT https:/myfwc.com/recreation/lead/babcockwebb/things-to-do/camping/

No fees, but you will get an email with a form that is to be displayed in your RV.

GPS Coordinates

N26.857972,W81.962444Click on link to see Google Map


BRANDON, FL

December 13, 2021 to December 20, 2021
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 6, 2021 to December 13, 2021
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. Boondocking only. No facilities.

GPS Coordinates

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


LECANTO, FL

November 20, 2021 to December 6, 2021
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 and Silver Springs. 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

N28.860068,W82.426034Click on link to see Google Map


FANNING SPRINGS, FL

November 15, 2021 to November 20, 2021
Activity Ideas

Visit Fanning Springs State Park for snorkeling, swimming and/or a walk to take in nature and wildlife. Visit nearby Cedar Key. Lots of opportunities for kayaking.

Parking Location

Moose Lodge #325, 8231 NW 167yh Place, Fanning Springs, FL 32693

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. 8 RV Spaces, limited electric and water. Dry camping available. No dump or sewer.

GPS Coordinates

N29.57327,W82.91078Click on link to see Google Map


LAKE CITY, FL

November 9, 2021 to November 15, 2021
Activity Ideas

Tube or kayak at the Itchetucknee Springs State Park and visit OLeno State Park, built in by the CCC in the mid 1930s. OLena is also part of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. There is a bike trail that connects these 2 state parks. Kayak on the Sante Fe River which has several springs, there are a couple of places where part of the river falls and travels underground until it rises. The Olustee Battlefield State Park, the site of Floridas largest Civil War battle is also nearby.

Parking Location

Moose Center #624, 624 NE Williams St, Lake City, FL Phone (386) 755-4830

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. 23 sites with electric 30 amps and water, dump on site. Parking on grass, fairly level. !15/night. Fanning Springs Moose Lodge could serve as an alternate location.

GPS Coordinates

N30.19246,W82.60326Click on link to see Google Map


TALLAHASSEE, FL

November 8, 2021 to November 9, 2021
Activity Ideas

One night only

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

Use the address or GPS coordinates. 6 sites with electric 30 amps & water plus large area for boondocking, first come, first serve, can handle our group.

GPS Coordinates

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


PENSACOLA, FL

November 2, 2021 to November 8, 2021
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 and W, 35′ length max, dump, $15/night. Some dry camping available.

GPS Coordinates

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


21-22 Florida Winter Circuit

This circuit will start in Pensacola, FL early in early November and will continue down the Gulf Coast side of Florida. After spending Christmas and New Years Eve in Punta Gorda, the circuit will continue to the Everglades, after a stop near Miami, the circuit will continue up 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 around 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 as such. A circuit leader has not yet been identified. Until one is named, please call Arlene Teague at 828 443-0279 or send an email to arlene.teague@gmail.com to indicate your interest in the circuit.


Travel days, CA

September 28, 2021 to September 29, 2021
Activity Ideas

2 days to travel to Petaluma on your own.

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

Click on link to see Google Map


PUERTO PENASCO, MX

February 10, 2022 to March 10, 2022
Activity Ideas

Shop Malecon and Shacks 5th Avenue, walk beach at low tide, possible fishing trip, side trip to Biosphere, campfires on beach, sunset cruise. Take a boat ride to Bird Island, including kayaking and snorkeling. Hermit crab races, kite flying and building sandcastles on the beach, hiking, dancing and karaoke just to name some of the fun stuff we do.
Get bodywork, painting, cabinetry, and/or upholstery work done on your RV. You can also get your RV washed and waxed at the campground.

Parking Location

Concha del Mar Campground, Puerto Peasco, Mexico

Directions and Other Information

South on Mex 8 (becomes Benito Juarez at Puerto Peasco) 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 $.24 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

February 7, 2022 to February 10, 2022
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 highly recommended via www.recreation.gov. Use this as an opportunity to purchase insurance for your time in Mexico and obtain your FMM card. You can easily run down to the border and back to obtain your insurance and FMM card.

GPS Coordinates

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


2022 Mexico Circuit

March 7, 2022 to March 10, 2022
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

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.
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 but cost a lot more. This is required if staying more than 7 days.
5. Vehicle Registration
6. You must be a WIN member to get the special rate at Concha del Mar.

Parking Location
Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

Click on link to see Google Map


WILLCOX, AZ

March 22, 2022 to March 28, 2022
Activity Ideas

Chiricahua National Monument with hiking trails, 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.

Directions and Other Information

Going East on I-10, 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


TOMBSTONE, AZ

March 21, 2022 to March 24, 2022
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 Cage Theatre. Outlaws are among the local townsfolk buried at the 1878 Boothill Cemetery. 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


PATAGONIA, AZ

March 17, 2022 to March 22, 2022
Hosts

Pat Chacon – 719-231-7354 patchacon4567@msn.com

Activity Ideas

Kayaking and birding at state park, Mrs. Patton’s hummingbird garden, eat at Velvet Elvis’s, cute specialty shops to explore. Visit Tombstone, Patagonia Lake, Titan Missile Museum and Tumacacori National Monument.
Limited group size to the first 10 that sign up.

Parking Location

Town Park of Patagonia just before the bathrooms on the side of the Caboose as you enter town. Back in or forward and keep close together, limited room. $5 per night requested donation to requested donation to the town. Money will be collected the first day.

Directions and Other Information

I-19 South, exit 12 for Ruby Rd. Toward Nogales Ranger Station, Right on Via Frontera, Left onto S. River Rd., Left onto AZ-82 E, Right on 4th right on McKeown. Look for Win Flag. May not come early or stay longer

GPS Coordinates

N31.538699,W110.756207Click on link to see Google Map


TUBAC, AZ

March 13, 2022 to March 17, 2022
Activity Ideas

Limited group size, please sign up with Host

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). $10 night, (This is a WIN special price, regular $30 a night) plus $3-5 to dump depending on the size of the rig.

Parking Location

Flying W RV Ranch, 132 Bridge Rd, Tubac, AZ 520-398-9148, Jennifer. Limited to 12-15 rigs. Text Jennifer at the above number with your name and rig size and let her know you are with the wins. Do not call, only text.

Directions and Other Information

From I-19 going South, 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 (Sunflower Campground) is on the left. Park on the large level field to the left of the house. Water, electric, dump, laundry and WIFI available for extra. Showers $5 each. Drive very slowly in park as not to raise any dust. Follow Directions for Sunflower Campground. GPS may not work correctly,

GPS Coordinates

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


TUCSON, AZ

March 3, 2022 to March 13, 2022
Hosts

Debra Peters, 541-990-0384, gammi_@yahoo.com Kim Slack, 607-368-6859, kimslack@yahoo.com

Activity Ideas

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Saguaro National Park West Visitor Center with ranger talks, Tucson shopping, movies, etc. Casino activities. Old Tucson Movie Studio.

Parking Location

Old Ajo Road BLM land

Directions and Other Information

West Old Ajo Road BLM Just North of Snyder Hill. Flat and lots of space.

GPS Coordinates

N32.161546,W111.102710Click on link to see Google Map


GILA BEND, AZ

March 1, 2022 to March 6, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit the 9/11 Memorial Park featuring a 4K-lb steel beam once part of the Twin Towers. Gatlin Archaeological Park was excavated in 1959, a major Hohokam trade route. Visit the Gila Bend Museum and the Gillespie Dam Bridge, built in 1927 and on the Natl Register of Historic Places. Tour the Painted Rock Petroglyph site and the Sonoran Desert Natl Monument.

Parking Location

Painted Rock Petroglyph Campground, 46101 Rocky Point Road. Approximately 12.5 miles west of Gila Bend. Picnic tables, grill, fire rings and a vault toilet. No potable water. $8 a nite or $4 with senior pass.

Directions and Other Information

From Wickenburg, US 60 east to AZ 303 loop S ramp then turn right to I-10 towards Los Angeles. Take exit 112 to AZ-85, take I-8 towards Yuma. Exit I-8 at painted Rock Dam Rd/exit 102, north on Painted Rocks Dam Rd. 10.7 miles to Rocky Point Rd.

GPS Coordinates

N33.022819,W113.050420Click on link to see Google Map


WICKENBURG, AZ

February 20, 2022 to March 3, 2022
Hosts

Debra Peters, 541-990-0384, gammi_1@yahoo.com Kim Slack, 607-368-6859, kimslack@yahoo.com

Activity Ideas

Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Hassayampa River Preserve, tour Vulture Mine, 4-wheeling and hiking.

Parking Location

Trust Land. $16 permit for year each rig

Directions and Other Information

From highway 60 on west side of town, turn south on Vulture Mine Road and follow approximately 3.6 miles. Watch for WIN signs.

GPS Coordinates

N33.918778,W112.794312Click on link to see Google Map


KINGMAN, AZ

February 20, 2022 to February 24, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit the Route 66 Visitors Center, the Powerhouse Visitor Center, and the Mohave Museum of History and Arts.Take Route 66 to the Town of Oatman. Dont forget the Desert Diamond Distillery, Kingman Railroad Museum and Locomotive Park.There is lots of hiking near the campsite.

Parking Location

Cerbat Foothills Recreation Area (BLM) (928) 757-7919, off US-93, north of Kingman, AZ

Directions and Other Information

From Laughlin take the AZ-68E to the US 93S ramp to Kingman for approximately 2 miles. The turn off to the campground will be on your right, watch for signs.

GPS Coordinates

N35.205741,W114.096583Click on link to see Google Map


LAUGHLIN, NV

February 13, 2022 to February 20, 2022
Activity Ideas

Visit Don Laughlins Classic Car Collection, visit the many casinos, travel by water taxi, stroll along River Walk or take your bike, kayak, whitewater raft on the Colorado River, visit the Laughlin Labryinths.

Parking Location

Don Laughlins Riverside Resort Casino, 1650 S Casino Dr, Laughlin, NV 89029.Call in January with approximate size of group to make sure we can still park there. 702-298-2535

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Free dry camping in area south between Riverside and Aquarius for 14 nights with registration and permit.

GPS Coordinates

N35.166693,W114.573501Click on link to see Google Map


LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ

January 31, 2022 to February 13, 2022
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, biking, movies, ferry rides, casinos, boat tours, London Bridge. Visit Lake Havasu State Park, Sara Park and museum of history.

Parking Location

Lone Tree BLM land, about 4 miles north past the Walmart

Directions and Other Information

AZ-95 N, Go 4 miles past Walmart, WIN sign is on the right.

GPS Coordinates

N34.62654,W114.32752Click on link to see Google Map


PARKER, AZ

January 31, 2022 to February 7, 2022
Activity Ideas

Casino, golfing, movies, kayaking, 4-wheeling, Desert Bar. Visit Buckskin Mountain Park, Parker Dam, see the Swansea Ghost Town, Colorado River Indian Tribe Museum and maybe even a hot air balloon. Pub crawl.

Parking Location

Shea Road BLM land, Free

Directions and Other Information

Coming from Quartzite gathering, head southwest on Plomosa, toward AZ 95 N, turn right onto AZ 95 N. Turn left to stay on AZ-95, turn right on Shea Rd. The first 3 1/2 miles are a bit bumpy with no camping signs. Then it turns into a new paved road with welcome campers about 7 1/2 miles in.

GPS Coordinates

N34.12952,W114.16874Click on link to see Google Map


QUARTZSITE, AZ

January 16, 2022 to January 31, 2022
Activity Ideas

Biggest Annual WIN Gathering! Ice cream social, gem show, all RV repairs/alterations available, 4-wheeling, desert golf, RV show, restaurants. Big Tent Event Jan 22 30th. Desert Bar is open on weekends as usual. Silly Als for pizza. Catch up with all your WIN friends as well as those in other RV groups such as the SOLOS, ESCAPEES and LOWS. Join in their activities and invite them to ours.

Parking Location

BLM area on Plomosa Road.

Directions and Other Information

Take US-95 north to Quartzsite. Continue straight 6 miles past the signal at the main street in Quartzsite to Plomosa Road and turn right. Register with camp host on corner. Proceed to 2 mile marker where you will see WIN signs on right side of road. NOTE: The entrance to where we are parking, is deeply rutted and difficult to pull in there. Enter at Government Marker 812, and then proceed very carefully and slowly to the original coordinates where we park. Watch for deep ruts. Signs will be posted.
Water and dump available at Pit Stop In Quartzsite for $, depending on the size of the rig. Showers available at laundry in town for $.

GPS Coordinates

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


IMPERIAL DAM, CA

January 9, 2022 to January 16, 2022
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 nearby South Mesa. There is a lot of additional parking available within the Imperial Dam Recreation area under long term visitor use. The host can determine a different area if the group is too large for TK Jones Campground.

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 US 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


MARTINEZ LAKE, AZ

January 2, 2022 to January 9, 2022
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, see wild burros, dancing, birdwatching, evening fires, beautiful sunsets over the water, 4-wheeling, hiking and Thanksgiving. This would be a great time to do a pot luck/burn your own.

Parking Location

Large area by Fishermans Landing Resort, Lake Martinez Road.

Directions and Other Information

Take US-95 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. Host to post signs and verify price.

GPS Coordinates

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


YUMA, AZ

December 19, 2021 to January 2, 2022
Activity Ideas

ANNUAL WIN HOLIDAY CELEBRATION. Spend the holidays with your WIN friends. Dinner at VFW, New Years Eve Dance, kayaking, walking, biking, hiking and many local attractions. Cross the border to Los Algodones for dental work, shopping and dining VFW is open and they will probably have a holiday and New Years party and pot luck.

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

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

GPS Coordinates

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


HOLTVILLE, CA

December 12, 2021 to December 19, 2021
Activity Ideas

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

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

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

GPS Coordinates

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


ANZA-BORREGO, CA

November 28, 2021 to December 12, 2021
Activity Ideas

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

Parking Location

American Legion Post 853, 4515 Borrego Springs Rd., CA. 92004. Dump and water on site. Hookups available on a first come first serve basis. The bar should be open most evenings with bar food. There are showers there. $5 a night for dry camping. Host should contact the American Legion with approximate numbers and to make sure they are still open. ALPost853@gmail.com, 760-767-4001.

Directions and Other Information

Highway 86 to 78 West coming from Indio. Turn onto Borrego Springs Road.

GPS Coordinates

N33.21139079109,W116.33348002449515Click on link to see Google Map


JOJOBA HILLS ESCAPEE PARK – AGUANGA, CA

November 20, 2021 to November 28, 2021
Hosts

Joanne Jones – 248-765-1411

Activity Ideas

Jojoba is a very active RV park with a full roster of activities, with a pool, hot pool, happy hours, dances and so much more. There is hiking, wineries, Old Town Temecula as well as San Diego to visit in the area. The grounds are very pretty and lovely to walk/hike, dog walk, etc. Thanksgiving TBD, LOOK FOR UPDATES. The Ranch house may be used for meetings. Parking will be limited to the first 24 spaces in boon docking and 2 with hookups.

Parking Location

Jojoba Hills SKP Resort, 45120 Hwy 79, Aguanga, CA 92536-9706. Please do not arrive early as you can then be asked to leave and not allowed back. You also need to be an Escapee member to stay there.

Directions and Other Information

If you want to attend, please call the host to sign up. There are a limited number of spots; 26 in total, 2 that have hookups and the remaining are dry camping at $7.50 a night and $35 for hookups. Please keep the host informed if you change your mind or are not able to attend so that someone else can take your place.

GPS Coordinates

N33.447055,W116.873301Click on link to see Google Map


INDIO, CA

November 17, 2021 to November 20, 2021
Activity Ideas

Great shopping and entertainment area in nearby La Quinta, Cathedral City and Palm Springs. General Patton Museum, date farms, thrift shops and casino activities. Great area to stock up on supplies.

Parking Location

Fantasy Springs Casino, Golf Center Parkway, Indio, CA

Directions and Other Information

Take the Park Center Parkway exit from I-10 and go east. Casino on right. Very large parking area to left of Casino. Free. No time limit.

GPS Coordinates

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


JOSHUA TREE NAT’L PARK, CA

November 10, 2021 to November 17, 2021
Activity Ideas

Hiking, Stargazing, Nature Trails, Geology Motor Trail, 4-wheeling adventures, orchids and lots more.

Parking Location

Yucca Valley Elks #2314, 55946 Yucca Trail, Yucca Valley, CA 92284

Directions and Other Information

At Indio, take I-10 West, at Exit 117, take CA-62 toward 29 Palms/Yucca Valley for 20 miles. Turn Left onto Cherokee Trail, then right onto Yucca Trail. 20 hookup sites for $20, dry camping $10. We can dry camp in electrical sites once all the dry camping sites are taken BUT we must leave two sites for other Elks.
Water and dump free for campers and $5 or others.

GPS Coordinates

N34.1210892,W116.4436787Click on link to see Google Map


WIN DANCE RALLY – NILAND, CA

October 28, 2021 to November 5, 2021
Hosts

Maynard Magee 303-522-7661 email winrvsingles@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Come and enjoy the SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL AT THE CASINO ROYALE BIG SHINDIG WITH YOUR DRESS TO KILL APPAREL AT THE WIN DANCE RALLY at the Fountain of Youth (FOY) Spa and RV Park. Valon Bishop has again out done herself creating an outstanding CASINO ROYALE. Come prepared with your best dress up outfits. (Tux, slinky dresses, cigarette holders, etc.) You are only limited by your imagination. We may even have an impromptu concert from our very own Paul Martin, singer/songwriter plus jam sessions for those interested.
You can also enjoy many of the resorts amenities such as Bocce Ball, Pickle-ball, Shuffleboard, ping pong, pool tables, two swimming pools, spas etc. It will be a great time to hang with both old and new friends while enjoying gorgeous sunsets. Between dips in the pools, hit the bike and hiking trails, a craft class, 4 wheeling, or visit Waggin Tails Dog Park with your 4-legged family members. Dont miss this fun event! A great place to meet new friends.
You can come 5 days early and leave 5 days late for the same discounted price Oct 23, 2021 Nov 10, 2021
You do not have to be a member to participate in this gathering. All singles are welcome.

Parking Location

Fountain of Youth Resort and Spa, 1500 Spa Road, Niland, CA.

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS coordinates. Propane, water and dump available in park for boondockers. Call 888-800-0772 or 760-354-1340 for a reservation and say you are with the WIN GATHERING to get your discounted campsite and be parked with the group. DO NOTuse the FOY website to make your camping reservation.NO CAMPSITE DISCOUNTif you register using FOY website. You must call!
If this is your first time camping at FOY, your price will be:
$12.95 per night for full hook ups, otherwise our great price is $24 a night for full hook ups.
NOTE:You must be camping at Fountain of Youth to attend the GATHERING.
Register online for the Dance Rally for only $35 for all the activities.

GPS Coordinates

N33.397959,W115.662632Click on link to see Google Map


2021/22 EASY GOING WESTERN WINTER CIRCUIT

October 28, 2021 to March 28, 2022
 

Contact Adrienne Leibowitz at 805-458-2206 or adriennelulu@gmail.com to volunteer to lead this circuit or to host a stop.

The 2020/21Western Winter Circuit begins with the WIN All Singles Dance Rally at the Fountain of Youth (FOY) Spa and RV Resort in Niland, CA. The circuit will include our annual visits to Yuma for the Holidays and Quartzsite for the Big Tent RV Show in the last half of January. It will continue through Arizona, ending in Wilcox where additional circuits will be available. Hosts are needed for the gatherings/stops, please email or call Adrienne Leibowitz to provide any feedback and to indicate where you would like to host.

Contact information for Adrienne is adriennelulu@gmail.com or by phone/text 805-458-2206.

Circuit leaders: Debra Peters – 541-990-0384, email- gammi_1@yahoo.com, Co-Leader – Kim Slack – 607-368-6859, email – kimslack@yahoo.com


ODANAH, WI

August 7, 2021 to August 10, 2021
Activity Ideas

Continue to explore Apostle Islands.

Parking Location

Bad River Casino, 73370 US Hwy 2, Ashland, WI

Directions and Other Information

Use GPS Coordinates or address. On the northside of Hwy 2 $30/night for E/W, $15 for dry camping. Register in the smoke and gift shop.

GPS Coordinates

N46.59155,W90.64662Click on link to see Google Map


RANDLE/MOUNT RAINIER, WA

July 21, 2021 to July 26, 2021
Hosts

Adrienne Leibowitz – 805-458-2206, adriennelulu@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

Easily visit Mount Rainier and Mount Saint Helens with all of their activities. Activities are here are endless with bird watching biking, boating, fishing, geocatching, hang gliding, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, off roading, picking and gathering, rock climbing, etc.

Parking Location

Cascades Peaks Family Campground, 11519 US Route 12, Randle, Washington. 360-494-9202. We have a special rate of $13 per night in the meadow for dry camping, no generators are allowed in that area. If you need to run a generator, please make a reservation for hook ups. The weather looks good in the mid 70s to 80S so we can get by without air conditioning. If you want hook ups, either call to just come into the office when you get there. They never fill up during the week and have plenty of spaces. Let them know you are a WIN. Hookups run $33 on up. You may come in early, but please stop by the office to let them know you are with the WIN group.

Directions and Other Information

The campground is located on the Cowitz river on the White Pass Scenic Byway. They have 2 swimming pools, volleyball, basketball, horseshoes and a children’s zip line those that are kids at heart. Showers and laundromat area also available. Dump and water included

GPS Coordinates

N46.534021,W121.777765Click on link to see Google Map


PUERTO PENASCO, MX

November 15, 2021 to December 12, 2021
Hosts

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 online and print out, or get it 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
6. Plenty of cash – We pay for camping in cash, no checks or credit cards.
Activities:
Shop the Malecon and Shacks Fifth Avenue, visit the Biosphere, take a fishing trip, enjoy a sunset cruise and whale watching trip. Take a boat ride to Bird Island, including kayaking and snorkeling. Enjoy walks on the beach, kite flying, hiking, dancing, sand castle building and so much more. We may also have our famous Hermit crab races. This is also a good place to get work on your rig/vehicles. They do great work on the inside or outside of your vehicles along with some very creative painting. Whatever you need done, ask Edgar. He will also have your vehicles washed and waxed at a very reasonable cost.
Best of all we will be doing Thanksgiving down there so come up with your best recipes for a very different Thanksgiving.

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 $.23 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