The 2019/2020 Western Winter Circuit is now suspended due to the COVID-19 virus. Currently, some members are located at the Elks Lodge in Willcox, AZ. The group is following social distancing guidelines. Any WIN interested in joining the group will be asked to isolate from the group for the recommended 14 days. Please contact Dave Bloom at (805) 708-4870 before making plans to join the group in Willcox.
Due to the guidelines to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, all circuits are being temporarily suspended. We will be following the developments and any new guidance issued and will resume the circuits as soon as it is safe to do so. Please contact the circuit leader or the future events planners before making plans to join any of the circuits to confirm the status.
Dancing, hot tubs, Chiricahua National Monument with hiking trail, Fort Bowie, Cochise Stronghold, Rex Allen Museum.
Elks Lodge, 247 E Stewart St. 520-384-2131
Take 1st Wilcox exit and go straight. Will become Railroad Ave. Turn right onto Stewart Ave. Lodge on left 1 block down. The host should call ahead to arrange for joining the Elks at this location.
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Take a drive on the Black Hills National Back Country Byway to Gila Box area, visit the Morenci Discovery Park, drive and hike Mount Graham, and visit the nearby hot springs
From Safford, take Highway 70 east approximately 2-3 miles and turn right on Haekel Road for approximately 1 mile. The BLM parking will be on the right.
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Kayaking, hiking, Tonto National Monument, dancing, fish dinners, drive Apache Trail to Tortilla Flats.
Windy Hill Campground, Jackrabbit Loop
From Globe, AZ go west on Hwy 60 to Hwy 188. Take Hwy 188 north to Windy Hill CG. Go into the campground and pay the fee at the machine for the number of days you are staying, currently $10 per day Golden Age or Senior Pass. Get covered table, bathrooms, and shower. Scenic area. Possible wildflowers and cactus blooms. No RV’s over Hwy 88 (Apache Trail).
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Hiking, fishing, Elks activities, biking and boating at Green Valley Lake. Take a day trip along the top edge of Mogollon Rim on Control Road 64 and travel east to Tonto Village and then back to Payson.
Elks Lodge, 1206 N Beeline Hwy, Payson, AZ
From Roosevelt Lake take Hwy 188 and Beeline Hwy north into Payson. Stay on Beeline Hwy and at the north end of town turn left on W Airport Rd. Elks Lodge on left. Call Camp Host prior to arrival to advise of dates, etc.
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Margaret Murray (970) 214-4943
Get your RV serviced with parts at a 10% discount. There will be kayaking at Watson Lake and lots of hiking. We will visit the historic Prescott town square and old bars and buildings in the area. Little Dealer will give us seminars on RV maintenance or financing, and many other perks of parking here. There will be karaoke and dancing, and events at the Embry Riddle Planetarium if scheduled.
Little Dealer Little Prices RV, 2757 N. Truwood Dr, Prescott Valley, AZ
Use address or GPS coordinates. Water and dump available. Free parking, meeting room available. No hookups. Get your mail at either the Dewey post office or the Prescott post office.
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Walk or bike in Flagstaff, stop and see the Historic Railroad Depot. Visit and hike in Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, Northern Arizona Museum, Wupatki National Monument, Walnut Canyon National Monument, and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument.
Boondocking near Cinder Hills
Drive northeast of Flagstaff on US 89 about 7miles north of Flagstaff Mall. Turn east (right) onto FR776. Many nice parking spots. Stay to the east side of the road. Do not head towards Sunset Crater.
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Kayaking, Antelope Canyon (need reservations), Glen Canyon Dam, John Wesley Powell Museum. Possible stay on a houseboat.
Lone Rock Campground
Take Hwy 89 north and east. When it splits to 89A, stay on 89 to Page. Utah is one hour ahead of Arizona.
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Zion National Park, Bryce National Park, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Dance Hall Cave, Coral Pink Sand Dunes National Park, hiking, biking. Wave (lottery) and White Pocket (reservations needed).
Paradise RV Park, 2153 US-89, Panguich, UT, 435.676.8348.
Use address or coordinates. The nightly fee is $10 for dry camping, $15.95 for 30 amp and $17.95 for 50 amp. Dump and water fee is $3.00. Credit cards are not accepted. The host should confirm rates and availability at least a week in advance.
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