Past Events

Tok, AK

June 13, 2019 to June 15, 2019
Activity Ideas

Stop by the Mainstreet Visitor’s Center, 1314 Alaska Highway,(907) 883-5775, to find out how Tok really got its name and to get lots of information, including a flyer titled “The Last Great Road Trip” which offers a 10c/gallon discount at Young’s Chevron across the street. Try your hand at panning for gold. Take a walk or ride your bike on the many nature trails and paved bike paths. Relax and get ready for the next leg of this journey.

Parking Location

Young’s Chevron Service, (907) 883-5835, Alaska Highway and East 4th Street, off AK2. 25 spaces, dump station, propane, travel store, water and dump free with fill up. N63 20.0796 W142 59.1292. Park behind station. Plenty of room for large rigs. Verizon service is marginal. Car/RV wash $3/10 minutes. This is a good place to get your RV serviced and your oil changed. Northern Energy Tesoro, boon docking, water, dump, and do-it-yourself car/RV wash all free with fill-up. No stay limit. West of junction SR-1 & SR-2. Small parking lot. Propane available. Good ATT. Laundry & showers at Tundra RV Park next door.

Directions and Other Information

Free Wi-Fi and coffee at All Alaska Gifts and Crafts (turn right at main junction after Visitor Center, go 1 block, on left). Free coffee at Three Bears Market (south side of road, before junction). Verizon 3G.

GPS Coordinates

63.33492, -142.98645Click on link to see Google Map


Chicken, AK

June 12, 2019 to June 13, 2019
Activity Ideas

Pan for Gold, hike the Mosquito Fork Dredge Overlook Trail, and check out the Pedro Gold Dredge.

Parking Location

Chicken Gold Camp and Outpost (520) 413-1480, Electric, Wi-Fi, Coin Showers, free fresh water, dump station ($6/black), $20/night dry camping, $ /electric, discount to SKPs for dry camping only. Reservations for hookups only.

Directions and Other Information

From SR-5/Taylor Hwy MM 66.3, turn South at airport sign, go past “Downtown Chicken” on right, turn left into Gold Camp. Easy in/out. Any size RV. Plenty of room. Level, clean, gift store, good coffee, free gold panning, and free Wi-Fi for campers (time and bandwidth may be limited and slow).

GPS Coordinates

64.069546, -141.941187Click on link to see Google Map


Dawson City, YT (Border Crossing)

June 9, 2019 to June 12, 2019
Activity Ideas

Visit the SS Keno, a preserved steamship with exhibits. Visit the Jack London Museum and the Dawson City Museum, as well as the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture. Drive to the top of Dome Road to take in a view of the city and the confluence of the Yukon and Klondike Rivers.

Parking Location

Gold Rush Campground, (867) 993-5247, 1207 5th Ave – downtown Dawson City. $22.88 US for dry camping; $35.63 US for 15 amp and water; free dump. Reserve your spot ASAP by emailing goldrushcampground@shaw.ca.

Directions and Other Information

Canadian and US Customs offices open 9 am to 9 pm (pacific time) when ferry is in operation (see above note). The best time to catch the ferry is mid morning. Time Zone change – Time Zone change – Alaska is one hour earlier.

GPS Coordinates

64.0633980, -139.42693Click on link to see Google Map


Whitehorse, YT (If there is a problem going on the northern route take the southern route from here to Tok, AK. Check road conditions at www.511yukon.ca or call (867) 993-5566) (Note: If you take the Northern route through Dawson City you will need to ferry (free) across the Yukon River. It is about a 10 minute ride, and lines are long in the morning. The ferry is closed Friday mornings from 5 am to 7 am for maintenance. The ferry accommodates the largest RVs including vehicles being towed. You might have to wait a little longer depending on the size, but be patient and they will get you on board.)

June 5, 2019 to June 9, 2019
Activity Ideas

Visit the SS Klondike National Historic Site, a vintage sternwheeler ship on the Yukon River. Kayak or hike the Miles Canyon Basalts. Visit the MacBride Museum of Yukon History. Soak in the Takhini Hot Springs. View the wildlife at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve. Visit the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre.

Parking Location

Wolf Creek Campground, Whitehorse, YT, water, restroom, free firewood, $12/night, several pull thrus, shady.

Directions and Other Information

Dump stations at Shell, Quartz Rd and Chilkoot Way; and Yukon Tire (867) 667-6110, 107 Industrial Rd. Walmart #3191, (867) 667-2652, 9021 Quartz Rd.

GPS Coordinates

60.607163, -134.944185Click on link to see Google Map


Watson Lake, YT

June 4, 2019 to June 5, 2019
Hosts

No hosts needed for this site, just a stop to hook up and clean up.

Activity Ideas

Visit the Sign Post Forest which was started in 1942 by a homesick GI who was working on the Alaska Highway, and the Northern Lights Centre.Visit the Sign Post Forest which was started in 1942 by a homesick GI who was working on the Alaska Highway, and the Northern Lights Centre.

Parking Location

Baby Nugget RV Park, (867) 536-2307, Watson Lake, Yukon

Directions and Other Information

Water, electric, 50 and 30 amp, sewer, Wi-Fi(?), laundry, showers, dump station, RV wash, $$/night – BUT – if you don’t need to hook up or clean up there is free dry camping near the airport with room for 6-15 rigs.

GPS Coordinates

60.027820, -129.078827Click on link to see Google Map


Meziadin Provincial Park, BC

May 31, 2019 to June 3, 2019
Hosts

Linda Scott (414) 331-1749

Activity Ideas

Day trip to Stewart, BC and Hyder, AK

Parking Location

Meziadin Provincial Park Campground, Meziadin Junction, BC (866) 500-7302

Directions and Other Information

$27/night w/electric; $22/night dry. 66 gravel dry sites. Water at rear of office building. 2 loops, one to left has sites along water. Some sites are 60′. Beautiful lake.

GPS Coordinates

N56.08971 W129.3039Click on link to see Google Map


Smithers, BC

May 30, 2019 to May 31, 2019
Hosts

No hosts needed as this is just an overnight stop.

Activity Ideas

Hiking, swimming, nature viewing

Parking Location

Faith Reformed Church of Telkwa, 1170 Hwy 16, Smithers, BC

Directions and Other Information

Donation

GPS Coordinates

54.709132, -127.059515Click on link to see Google Map


Prince George, BC

May 27, 2019 to May 30, 2019
Hosts

Cheryl Moore, (559) 593-2457

Activity Ideas

Take a walk through the Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park. Visit the Prince George Railway Museum and The Exploration Place Museum and Science Center. Check out the Huble Homestead Heritage Site, open from May to October for guided tours, lunch and shopping in the General Store. Hike, bike or paddle in Eskers Provincial Park. And after you have done all that, stop for a refreshing drink at one of the local breweries or wineries.

Parking Location

See Directions & Other Information

Directions and Other Information

Walmart #3651, (250) 906-3203, 6565 Southridge Ave., Prince George, BC (allows overnight parking)
53.864677, -122.785368 (Walmart)

Moose Center 928, (250) 563-3060, 663 Douglas Street, Prince George, BC
53.9189870, -122.77084 (Moose Lodge)

Prince George Municipal Public RV Dump Station, 18th Avenue & Quinn Street South
Flying J Fuel Stop #0801, (250) 563-1677, Showers, Dump Station, 4869 Continental Way

GPS Coordinates

See Directions & Other InformationClick on link to see Google Map


Williams Lake, BC

May 24, 2019 to May 27, 2019
Activity Ideas

Nature trail, kayaking, fishing, hiking, and swimming.

Parking Location

Walmart parking lot, 1205 Prosperity Way, Williams Lake, BC V2G0A5 (250) 305-6868

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

52.112365,-122.1248361Click on link to see Google Map


Skihist Provincial Park, BC

May 21, 2019 to May 24, 2019
Activity Ideas

Kayaking, rafting, cycling fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing. Queen Victoria Day is celebrated on May 20, 2019

Parking Location

Skihist Provincial Park, water, toilets, dump station $5, dry camping $23/night

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

50.252971, -121.508419Click on link to see Google Map


Border Crossing, Abbottsford, BC

May 21, 2019 to May 21, 2019
Activity Ideas

This is the border crossing only and should not require an overnight stay.

Parking Location

Cole Rd Recreation Area

Directions and Other Information

Overnight Okay. Dump, potable water. East of Abbotsford on TC-1, approximately 2 km E of Whatcom Rd, EB side. Can enter at #3 Road exit to Parallel Road to access from east. Telus free WiFi is available.

GPS Coordinates

49.05581, -122.17881Click on link to see Google Map


Bellingham, WA (meet up location)

May 15, 2019 to May 21, 2019
Activity Ideas

Hiking and kayaking in Larrabee State Park, hiking in gardens and along streams in Whatcom Falls Park or kayak in Lake Whatcom, visit Lummi Island – a rural island with an old-fashioned vibe, hiking in the Chuckanut Mountains, beach access at Boulevard Park. Victoria Day is celebrated in Canada on May 20.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge #194 Campground, 710 Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98229-2904, (360) 733-3333 or 3334

Directions and Other Information

No hookups at the Elks Lodge, but they allow dry RV parking in parking lots.

GPS Coordinates

48.727345, -122.471920Click on link to see Google Map


SONORA, TX

March 28, 2019 to April 2, 2019
Hosts

Robert Stewart (407) 244-4423, co-host: Diane Nelson (612) 220-9648

Activity Ideas

Tour the small but very unique Caverns of Sonora, hike and view birds at the Eastern Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Downtown walking tour, Miers Home Museum, Old County Jail, Old Santa Fe Depot, The Devils River State Natural Area.

Parking Location

Sutton County Park and Arena TX, SONORA

Directions and Other Information

: Dirt pkg area. No signs restrict O/N pkg. I-10 exit 400, go S 1/2 blk, on R behind “The Bank and Trust” & next to Alco. Lg RV OK. located on N. Crockett Ave. (Hwy 467)

GPS Coordinates

30.577382, -100.653523Click on link to see Google Map


CARLSBAD, NM

March 23, 2019 to March 28, 2019
Hosts

Jill Buck, (425) 891-6293

Activity Ideas

Carlsbad Caverns self-guided tour free with Senior Pass. Book online to one of the other caves, space is limited so plan ahead. These tours are 50% off with Senior Pass. Hike Sitting Bull Falls in the Lincoln National Forest; fee $5 per car to park. Visit Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, admission $5 per person. View art at Artesia, and try out the Pecos Diamond Steakhouse.

Parking Location

Escapee’s, The Ranch, 30 SKP Ranch Road, Lakewood, NM Call the Manager (Jan) when we know how many (575) 457-2303 You do not need to be an Escapee to stay.

Directions and Other Information

From US-285 south turn east onto Eddy County Rd between MM 55 & 56. The Ranch entrance is on the left. Dry camp fee $5. Water & dump.

GPS Coordinates

N32.636411, W104.382008Click on link to see Google Map


ALAMOGORDO, NM

March 18, 2019 to March 23, 2019
Hosts

Andy Heal, (217) 273-0066

Parking Location

Moose Lodge, 26 S. Florida, Alamogordo, NM

Directions and Other Information

Rent a sand saucer and slide down a sand dune at White Sands National Monument. Tour McGinn’s Pistachio Tree Ranch and sample pistachios &wine after tour. Hike at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park. Visit International Space Hall of Fame and Museum and the New Horizon Dome Theater and Planetarium. Dinner, dancing and karaoke in the evening at the Moose Lodge; Friday night tacos and Saturday breakfast.

GPS Coordinates

32.8689122, -105.9486981Click on link to see Google Map


DEMING, NM

March 14, 2019 to April 18, 2019
Hosts

Patricia Aiken 805-550-3677

Activity Ideas

Visit Columba Railroad Museum (Poncho Villa and US/ Mexico border wars), Columbus, NM. Do some rock hounding in Rock Hound State Park. Hiking in the Gila National Forest. Dancing to live cowboy music at Hatch, NM. Travel to the Pink Store in Puerto Palomas, MX for lunch and margaritaLow-Hi Ranch, 1795 O Kelley Road SE, Deming, NM

Parking Location

Low-Hi Ranch, 1795 O Kelley Road SE, Deming, NM

Directions and Other Information

Take I-10 Exit 82A. Go south on NM-11 to O Kelley Road, turn right and continue to park. Dry camp fee $7 or $8, or less. Dump, water, laundry available

GPS Coordinates

N32.210982, W107.735848Click on link to see Google Map


TUCSON, AZ (Part of the 2019 WWC)

March 2, 2019 to March 14, 2019
Hosts

Peter Lestwaard (705) 919-3966

Activity Ideas

Kitt 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, Pima Air & Space museum and boneyard, Tucson shopping, movies, etc. Casino activities.

Parking Location

Casino Del Sol, 5655 West Valencia, Tucson, AZ

Directions and Other Information

Exit I-19 at Valencia and head west 6 miles. Free dump & water at Triple T Truck Stop, 5451 East Benson Hwy, I-10 Exit 268, Tucson.

GPS Coordinates

N32.130874, W111.082133Click on link to see Google Map


Skagway, AK (SEE OTHER INFORMATION)

June 15, 2019 to June 18, 2019
Hosts

Mary Bangham (936) 230-2246

Activity Ideas

Father’s Day is June 16. Visit Jewel Gardens and Garden City Glassblowers. Hike to Yakutania Point and Smuggler’s Cove. Yakutania Point and Smuggler’s Cove are both short, easy hikes that end at a picturesque point perfect for a picnic lunch or some “scenic drinking.” Visit the Gold Rush Cemetery. Watch the Days of ’98 theatrical performance, but watch out you might get included, $20 daytime performance, $22 evening. Tour the city museum and sculpture garden. The Skagway town museum and the sculpture garden are located right next to each other on 8th and Spring. The museum concentrates on the illustrious history of the town, with an emphasis on Soapy Smith, the local con man. The sculpture garden contains nearly 50 different sculptures from local, regional and renowned artisans. Cost: $2 for the museum, $5 for the sculpture garden. Visit the National Park museums and Moore Homestead. Take a ride on the narrow-gauge White Pass & Yukon Route railroad built in 1898

Parking Location

There is free parking at the Skagway Overflow Camping area which is also a brush dump and good for 1-2 nights. However, in order to park at this location all main campgrounds must be full. Contact the Skagway Police Department for a permit, 17th Ave. and State St., if the door is locked use the intercom button or call (907) 983-2232.

Directions and Other Information

Note: Customs are at approximately mile 8 for US and approximately mile 20 for Canada and are closed part of the night. If you boon dock between them you cannot travel east or west until they open.

(FERRY FROM SKAGWAY TO HAINES, ALL VEHICLES OVER 30 FEET LONG OR 8 FEET WIDE ARE CONSIDERED OVERSIZED AND MUST BE BOOKED BY AN AGENT IN A TERMINAL OR AT THE CALL CENTER, (800) 642-0066. THE SMALLER FERRYS REQUIRE YOU TO BACK ONTO THE SHIP, SO ASK WHICH DAYS THE LARGER FERRY RUNS.)

GPS Coordinates

59.4765, -135.2947Click on link to see Google Map


Teslin, YT

June 14, 2019 to June 15, 2019
Hosts

Marsha Phillips (217) 430-7782

Activity Ideas

Check out the Teslin Tlingit Heritage Center to see carved totem poles, ornamental clan regalia and other interpretative displays. Stop in the picturesque village of Carcross on your way to Skagway. The route via the White Pass is beautiful

Parking Location

Teslin Lake Campground, (867) 667-5648, 27 sites, $12/night, non-potable (must be boiled) water, dump station, free firewood, restrooms

Directions and Other Information

2,284’ elevation
There may be a restaurant/truck stop where you could park free, or possibly on either side of the river, and that would be free as well. This information will need to be checked out in advance.

GPS Coordinates

60.23275, -132.91315Click on link to see Google Map


Watson Lake, YT

June 13, 2019 to June 14, 2019
Hosts

Joanne Hansen (970) 376-3012

Activity Ideas

Visit the Sign Post Forest which was started in 1942 by a homesick GI who was working on the Alaska Highway, and the Northern Lights Centre.

Parking Location

Free dry camping by the Watson Lake Airport, 410 Airport Road.

Directions and Other Information

Turn right onto YT-4 West and follow the signs. There is room for 6-15 rigs. Dump station at Wye Lake Park, 8 St. N., Watson Lake, YT. Petro Canada, (867) 536-2515, Hwy 1, 137 Frank Trail, Watson Lake, YT 2,280’ elevation

GPS Coordinates

60.122807, -128.800016Click on link to see Google Map


Liard River Hot Springs, BC

June 11, 2019 to June 13, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

Soak in the hot springs.

Parking Location

Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park, 75100-81198 Alaska Hwy, Northern Rockies, BC, (250) 776-7000, 53 sites, reservations are accepted, but there are also first come first served sites. Make reservations at www.discovercamping.ca. $26/night. If this campground is full there is overflow boondocking across the street for the same price.

Directions and Other Information

Dump station at Wye Lake Park, 8 St. N., Watson Lake, YT. Petro Canada, (867) 536-2515, Hwy 1, 137 Frank Trail, Watson Lake, YT

GPS Coordinates

59.422, -126.097Click on link to see Google Map


Testa River, BC

June 10, 2019 to June 11, 2019
Hosts

No host needed, overnight stop only.

Activity Ideas

Cinnamon Bun Center of Galactic Cluster

Parking Location

Testa River Lodge Campground, Milepost 375, Alaska Highway.

Directions and Other Information

$25/night

GPS Coordinates

58.6520921,-124.2352403Click on link to see Google Map


PATAGONIA, AZ – OPTION 2

March 18, 2019 to March 22, 2019
Hosts

Carolyn Baird (208) 733-2058

Activity Ideas

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

Parking Location

Downtown Patagonia park (west side of park bathrooms)

Directions and Other Information

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

GPS Coordinates

N31.538455, W110.756700Click on link to see Google Map


TUBAC, AZ – OPTION 2

March 14, 2019 to March 18, 2019
Hosts

Carolyn Baird 208-733-2058

Activity Ideas

Artsy town to explore, hike Anza Trail toTumacacori, 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).

Parking Location

Flying W RV Ranch

Directions and Other Information

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

GPS Coordinates

N31.613117, W111.036235Click on link to see Google Map


SAHUARITA, AZ – OPTION 2

March 11, 2019 to March 14, 2019
Hosts

Carolyn Baird (208) 733-2058

Activity Ideas

Visit Arco Copper Mine Tour, Titan Mission Silo, White Elephant 2nd Hand Store, Mission San Xavier

Parking Location

Desert Diamond Casino – 1100 W. Pima Mine Rd., Sahuarita, AZ

Directions and Other Information

Take I-19 to Exit 80

GPS Coordinates

N32.005237, W110.988564Click on link to see Google Map


Apache Junction, Arizona

February 25, 2019 to March 2, 2019
Activity Ideas

Dancing, hiking in the Superstition Mountains, visit Tortilla Flats

Parking Location

Apache Junction Elks Lodge, 2455 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ 85119

Directions and Other Information

From I-60 go north on N. Idaho Rd. (hwy 88). Turn right on N. Apache Trail (hwy 88). The ELKs Lodge will be on the right.

GPS Coordinates

33.438145, -111.518959Click on link to see Google Map


Kingman, Arizona

February 15, 2019 to February 19, 2019
Hosts

Donna Backus (734) 476-3788

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. 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

35.205741, -114.096583Click on link to see Google Map


LAUGHLIN, NV

February 10, 2019 to February 15, 2019
Hosts

Ron Hanson 641-903-1556

Activity Ideas

Visit Don Laughlin’s Classic Car Collection, visit the many casinos, travel by water taxi, walk or bike the Riverwalk, whitewater raft on the Colorado River, visit the Laughlin Labryinths

Parking Location

Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort Casino, 1650 S. Casino Dr., Laughlin, NV 89029

Directions and Other Information

From I-40/US-95N take exit 141 for River Road toward West Broadway, turn left onto Needles Highway/River Road, turn right onto Bruce Woodbury Dr., and then left onto S. Casino Drive. Look for the RV parking lot on the right. South side of Riverside Casino

GPS Coordinates

35.166507, -114.572213Click on link to see Google Map


Dawson Creek, BC

June 8, 2019 to June 9, 2019
Hosts

No host needed, overnight stop only.

Activity Ideas

(ENROUTE TO DAWSON CREEK, STOP IN WEMBLY ON AB43 TO VISIT THE PHILLIP J. CURRIE DINOSAUR MUSEUM, $9)

Take your picture at Mile 0 on the Alaskan Highway, and visit the Alaska Highway House to learn the story of the highway’s construction. Visit the Historic Kiskatinaw River Curved Bridge built in 1942, mile 21 of the Old Alaskan Highway. Dawson Creek Farmers Market on Saturdays from 9-2.

Parking Location

Walmart Dawson Creek #5776, (250) 719-0128, 600 Highway 2, Dawson Creek, BC

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

55.73845, -120.21917Click on link to see Google Map


Grande Cache, AB

June 5, 2019 to June 6, 2019
Hosts

No Host needed, overnight stop only.

Activity Ideas

White water rafting, exploring the Willmore Wilderness Park, kayaking, visit Labyrinth Park, go swimming at the Grande Cache Recreation Center.

Parking Location

Between Grand Cache and Grand Prairie.

Directions and Other Information

There are 6-15 free campsites at this location. The road leads into the area and then splits into three segments. There is a roadside food truck.

GPS Coordinates

54.637373, -118.683261Click on link to see Google Map


Jasper, AB

June 2, 2019 to June 5, 2019
Activity Ideas

Visit Jasper National Park for hiking, white water rafting, wildlife viewing, the Columbia Ice Fields and Athabasca Falls, and get a thrill walking on a glass bottomed platform at the Glacier Skywalk. Ride the Jasper SkyTram for views of the Canadian Rockies like you wouldn’t believe. Take a side trip to Maligne Lake and soak in the Miette Hot Springs.

Parking Location

Wapiti Campground, Jasper National Park, BC, (780) 852-6176. You are responsible for making your own reservation.

Directions and Other Information

This campground is on the shore of the Athabasca River. The cost is $27.40 to $32.30 CAN/night for electric. Reservations can be made starting January 8, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. MST, online at reservation.pc.gc.ca or by phone at 877.737.3783.

GPS Coordinates

52.837, -118.064Click on link to see Google Map


Lake Louise, AB

May 27, 2019 to June 2, 2019
Hosts

Mary Bangham (936) 230-2246

Activity Ideas

Hiking, white water rafting, kayaking, scenery from glaciers to waterfalls, and unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities are what you can expect from Lake Louise in Banff National Park. Take the Icefields Parkway 144 mile driving tour, soak in a hot springs, and ride in a gondola. Take a side trip to the Yoho and Kootenay National Parks.

Parking Location

From junction PH-93 and TCH-1, go 5 mile southeast on TCH-1 to “Overflow Camping” sign on right.

Directions and Other Information

Large level gravel lot (some paved). Boon docking. Pit toilet, trash bin. $10.80/night, self-register/pay kiosk. No posted stay limit. Easy access. Some highway noise at night and noise early am from trucks pulling out. Room for many RVs any size, good solar, good Verizon signal.

You will need to purchase a Canada National Parks Pass for $45 (US) when entering Banff National Park.

GPS Coordinates

51.38692, -116.12957Click on link to see Google Map


Calgary, AB

May 23, 2019 to May 27, 2019
Hosts

Host Needed

Activity Ideas

(ON YOUR WAY TO CALGARY STOP IN NANTON AT THE BOMBER COMMAND MUSEUM, (403) 646-2270, OPEN 10-4 DAILY, $12)

Visit the Calgary Zoo, tickets start at $17. Eat dinner and enjoy the views at the top of the Calgary Tower, view the artworks and learn the local history at the Glenbow Museum, visit the Heritage Park Historical Village $10/general admission, walk the trails at Prince’s Island Park, visit Calgary’s first building at Fort Calgary. Walk or bicycle within the city. Get a group together and see if you can beat the deadline in an Escape Room – lots of fun, approximately $25/per person. Take a side trip to Cochrane to grab an ice cream cone at MacKay’s Ice Cream while meandering along the footpaths that line the Bow River as it passes through town.

Parking Location

Cross Iron Mills Mall parking lot, approximately 10 miles North of Calgary on the PH-2 (QEll) exit 275, go approximately 1/2 mile East on PR-566, turn right on Cross Iron Dr. Mall is on the right.

Directions and Other Information

Free. No official stay limit. Park anywhere along the perimeter of the mall, the east side is the quietest. There is a special fenced gravel area for RVs to park overnight on the side of the mall beside Bass Pro Shop, and near Costco. Slides are okay but no chairs or BBQs. Check in with Mall Security inside the Food Court entrance. There are 200 stores, 100 outlets, and a cinema. There is free WiFi in the mall, and satellite and cell coverage is good. (403) 984-6800, crossironmills.com.

GPS Coordinates

51.20542, -113.98922Click on link to see Google Map


Lethbridge, AB

May 19, 2019 to May 22, 2019
Activity Ideas

Visit Fort Whoop-Up a replica of an original fur trading fort built in the late 1800s, where you can explore the history, cultures, and traditions of the communities that lived in the region in the time the original Fort Whoop-Up was built and operated. Get a small group (6) together and see if you can beat an Escape Room, there are several to choose from in Lethbridge. Take a side trip to Fort Macleod, the fort museum of the North West Mounted Police. And just 18 km north of Lethbridge you will find the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that interprets 6,000 years of buffalo-hunting practices of the Plains People.

Parking Location

Lethbridge Casino, free parking, 3756 2 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB

Directions and Other Information

The casino has a mostly level parking lot. You need to check in at the Security desk with your vehicle license number, type of RV, phone number and how long you plan to stay. There is ample paved parking in the East lot, big rig friendly and pull through. Verizon signal is good here. There is a FasGas service station and convenience store at a nearby Tim Horton’s.

From Hwy 4 turn North on 43 Street, then left on 4th Ave. From Hwy 3 turn South on 43rd St, then right on 4th Ave.

GPS Coordinates

N49.69678 W112.78428.Click on link to see Google Map


Border Crossing into Alberta, Canada at Carway, AB

May 19, 2019
Activity Ideas

Check restrictions on what you can and cannot take across the Canadian border – kayaks will be inspected.

Parking Location

Milk River, AB Rest Area and Interpretive Center

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

49.142403, -112.079909Click on link to see Google Map


Glacier National Park, MT

May 15, 2019 to May 19, 2019
Hosts

Joanne Hansen (970) 376-3012

Activity Ideas

This is the meet up site.

Enjoy Glacier National Park, hike, scenic drives, lots of wildlife to view.

Parking Location

St. Mary Campground, Glacier National Park, MT

Directions and Other Information

First come, first served. No facilities. $10/night, Senior Pass applies.

Victoria Day is celebrated on May 20, 2019.

GPS Coordinates

48.7532455, -113.4436034Click on link to see Google Map


Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, AZ

January 29, 2019 to February 4, 2019
Hosts

Paul Aakervik paulfromreno@gbis.com 775-722-8830 Linda Dean linvia1@hotmail.com 623-256-5989

Activity Ideas

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, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. (SEE PARK ALERT BELOW)

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. $8 per night w/senior pass. No hookups. Dump, water, and solar showers available.

PARK ALERT PARK ALERT PARK ALERT PARK ALERT
Twin Peaks Campground will be moving to a reservation system.
Reservations will be required January through March 2019 at: Recreation.gov
Campsites available first come first serve April through December.

GPS Coordinates

N31.942941, W112.811202Click on link to see Google Map


(Optional) Organ Pipe Nat’l Monument (SEE PARK ALERT BELOW)

January 29, 2019 to February 4, 2019
Hosts

Paul Aakervik paulfromreno@gbis.com 775-722-8830 Linda Dean linvia1@hotmail.com 623-256-5989

Activity Ideas

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, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

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. $8 per night w/senior pass. No hookups. Dump, water, and solar showers available.

PARK ALERT PARK ALERT PARK ALERT PARK ALERT
Twin Peaks Campground will be moving to a reservation system.
Reservations will be required January through March 2019 at: Recreation.gov
Campsites available first come first serve April through December.

GPS Coordinates

N31.942941, W112.811202Click on link to see Google Map


(Optional) Puerta Penasco

February 4, 2019 to February 25, 2019
Hosts

Paul Aakervik paulfromreno@gbis.com 775-722-8830 Linda Dean linvia1@hotmail.com 623-256-5989

Activity Ideas

You will need:
1- Passport
2- Current rabies vaccination certificate for pets.
If you do not have insurance you will be able to obtain it at the border.
Shop Malecon and Shack’s 5th Avenue, walk beach at low tide, possible fishing trip, side trip to Biosphere, campfires on beach, sunset cruise. Get bodywork, painting or upholstery work done on your RV.

Parking Location

Concha del Mar Campground, Puerto Peñasco, Mexico

Directions and Other Information

South on Mex 8 (becomes Benito Juarez at Puerto Peñasco) 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. +/- $8 per night. Water and dump available for $. Laundry and showers on site. (Last year reverse osmosis water was $.20 a gallon, dump free)

GPS Coordinates

31.3174957, -113.5512908Click on link to see Google Map


ALL SINGLES DANCE RALLY

October 28, 2018 to November 5, 2018
Hosts

Maynard Magee 303 522-7661 email – winrvsingles@gmail.com co-host: Charlie Savoir 562-221-2000 email- esavoir9@gmail.com

Activity Ideas

WIN ALL SINGLES DANCE RALLY and all the Fountain of Youth Activities. Dance lessons and dances along with lots of social activities. You can also enjoy all that the Resort has to offerl a brand new, state-of-the-art fitness center and individual mineral water baths are the latest resort additions. Between dips in the pools and spas, hit the bike and hiking trails, a craft class, pickleball courts, or visit Waggin’ Tails Dog Park with your 4-legged family members. Hang with friends around the outdoor fire pits or enjoy beautiful sunsets, peace and quiet from atop the resort property. Don’t miss this fun event!

Parking Location

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

Directions and Other Information

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. Call 888-800-0772 for a reservation and say you are with the WIN Dance Rally to get your discount campsite and be parked with the group. DO NOT use the (FOY) website to make your camping reservation. NO CAMPSITE DISCOUNT if you register using (FOY) website, you must call.
FOY FIRST TIME CAMPER FEE: $12.95 Full hookup $12.95 Dry camp.
FOY RETURN CAMPER FEE: $17.00 Dry camp. $24.00 Full hookup.

ATTENTION!!: If you book and pay Fountain of Youth (FOY) for express check-in on or before September 30th you will receive an ADDITIONAL 10% DISCOUNT on your campsite.

The discounted camp fee is available 5 days before the dance rally starts and 5 days after it ends.

NOTE: You must be camping at Fountain of Youth to attend the Dance Rally and you must be registered with WIN Dance Rally to get the camping discount prices.

Link to Rally Application: https://rvsingles.org/dance-rally/rally-information/application/

GPS Coordinates

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


ROSWELL, NM

June 11, 2018 to June 14, 2018
Activity Ideas

Tour the International UFO Museum and Research Center. Bird Watch at the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Take a walking tour of downtown Roswell and take your picture with an alien. Kayak the Bottomless Lake; hike the many trails, wildlife viewing and bird watching.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge, #969, 1720 N. Montana Ave., Roswell, (575) 622-1560

Directions and Other Information

$20 night donations

GPS Coordinates

33.414378, -104.540955Click on link to see Google Map


ASTORIA, OR (Parking Location and Date Change)

August 13, 2018 to August 20, 2018
Hosts

Randy Ryberg (520)450-8947  randy@graballjaw.com  / Diana Jeanne  (970)231-9721  dianaflyfishing@msm.com

Activity Ideas

Fort Clatsop National Park offers guided kayak trips on the river, call (503) 861-4425 to make reservations and for more information. There are also interpretative events at the Fort; movies; a guided river walk; visitors center; and, surrounding area to learn how The Corps of Discovery lived in 1805-6. Fort Stevens: wreck of the Peter Iredale, beach walks, wild life viewing, WWII military installation, views of the mouth of the Columbia. Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center has the only items from The Corps of Discovery in this area; view of the mouth of the Columbia from the Washington side; north of Cape Disappointment is North Head Lighthouse open to public for tours; ship wreck. Seaside and Return of the Salt Makers: first person reenactment of the production of salt for The Corps of Discovery return trip. Astoria: farmers market on Sunday; Astoria Column; Columbia River Maritime Museum; Liberty Theater; Flavel House.

Parking Location

Clatsop County Fair and Expo, 92937 Walluski Loop, Astoria, Oregon Phone: (503) 325-4600 Fax: (503) 325-5658 fair@co.clatsop.or.us

Directions and Other Information

From OR-202 go East on Walluski Loop, arrive at the Fairgrounds in .3 miles.  The campground is reserved for 7 days from August 13th until August 20th. It will be $200 for the week, which includes water and electric. Any additional days are $35 per day.  There is a small bathroom with showers. There is no dump. You must make your own reservation and prepay by August 1st by filling out the online form – http://www.clatsopcofairexpo.com/p/fair/313   or printing the form and mailing it to them. Also, you MUST put down in the “Message Us” box that you are with the WINS. If you do not, your reservation will NOT BE HONORED as the WINS are the only ones able to make reservations before August 1. Be sure and give them your email address so they can send you a confirmation. If you pay by using the online form there is a 3% bank credit card fee. It’s first come first served as far as where you will park. We have 13-15 people committed to going and there is room for 25

GPS Coordinates

46.149856, -123.79232Click on link to see Google Map


MT HOOD/TRILLIUM SNO PARK, OR (REPLACES RUFUS, OR)

July 25, 2018 to August 1, 2018
Hosts

Mike Flanagan 309-428-9821 and Barb Soumis 715-460-2981

Activity Ideas

Hike Mirror Lake Trail, Drive to Timberline Lodge, short hike to Little Zig Zag Falls, Mt.Hood Scenic Byway, Karaoke and dancing at site, Alpine Slide, hike, kayak at Trillium lake

Parking Location

Parking at Snow bunny Snow Park, Watch for WIN signs

Directions and Other Information

On US Highway 26 1/2 mile west of intersection highways 26 and 35. No facilities.

GPS Coordinates

45.287365,-121.729232Click on link to see Google Map


HWY 12 to LEWISTON, IDAHO

July 9, 2018 to July 10, 2018
Activity Ideas

The two lane road between Lolo Pass and Lewiston is 173 miles and should be driven slowly to enjoy. It includes a 71-mile stretch of constant curves alongside the Lochsa, Selway and Clearwater Rivers. This drive may include a stop in Kamiah, ID where Jeanne Walters lives. Information will be updated as soon as possible.

Parking Location

Stop at any of the many Rest Stops on Hwy 12 to make the trip easier.

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

Click on link to see Google Map


LEWISTON, ID (Parking Location & Date Change)

July 9, 2018 to July 18, 2018
Hosts
Activity Ideas

Nez Perce Visitors Center, hike Hells Gate State Park, tour the Discovery Center, hike the pathways along the Snake River, take a walking tour of the amazing artworks in downtown Lewiston, and along the Snake and Clearwater Rivers, kayak the Clearwater River, take a Hells Canyon jet boat ride-RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

Parking Location

Elks Lodge 3444 Country Club Dr, Lewiston, ID 83501

Directions and Other Information

US-12 W. Take Dike Bypass and Snake River Ave to Country Club Dr

GPS Coordinates

46.382104, -117.041910  Click on link to see Google Map

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RATON, NM

June 25, 2018 to June 28, 2018

Activity Ideas

Catch a production at Shuler Theater; visit the Raton Museum; watch a movie at the El Raton Theatre; drive up Mt. Capulin for a view of the volcanic plains and hike to the volcanic cone.

Parking Location

Sugarite Canyon State Park (575) 445-5607, State Road 526

Directions and Other Information

From US 84 turn left onto I-40 W, take exit 256 for US 84 N, then take I-25 N and get off at exit 452 for NM 72, turn right onto NM 72 E (E. Cook Ave), continue straight onto NM 526.

GPS Coordinates

36.941282,-104.379726  click on link to see Google Maps


LOLO PASS, MT (Adding Stop)

July 6, 2018 to July 9, 2018

Host

Activity Ideas

Soak in the Lolo Hot Springs.

Parking Location

The Jack Saloon, 7000 Graves Creek Road, Lolo, MT (406) 273-6264

Directions and Other Information

Come full/empty. Dump, water, propane at Centex gas station in Missoula about 2 blocks south of Exit 101 on I-90 (Reserve St./Hwy 93). Then you can continue south on Reserve for a couple miles, turn right on Brooks, and continue to town of Lolo. Take Highway 12 at Lolo and drive west (toward Idaho) to MM 15+. Turn right (north) onto Graves Creek Rd. This is a narrow, dirt road and from Lolo you will be turning right onto it, so go slow. The Jack Saloon is 2.1 miles up this road.

GPS Coordinates

N46.802899, W114.405398


LAS CRUCES, NM

June 4, 2018
Parking Location

Leasburg Dam State Park, 12712 State Park Road, Radium Springs, NM.

Directions and Other Information

The beginning of the New Mexico/Colorado Circuit.

GPS Coordinates

32.49422,-106.91891Click on link to see Google Map

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SOCORRO, NM

June 3, 2018 to June 4, 2018
Parking Location

Walmart, 700 6th St. N, (575) 838-1415

Directions and Other Information
GPS Coordinates

34.065023, -106.891037Click on link to see Google Map

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