2019 Rally Schedule

2019 RALLY SCHEDULE, Cuatro Estados                                    Final   10/17/18

2019 Wagonmaster:  Gene Dorsey, gene.dorsey@msn.com, 505-974-1845.

Since we select great rally locations that are in high demand and fill up quickly, it is imperative you start booking immediately, especially the earlier ones. All require minimum 60-day advance reservations, but if you wait that late, you may not get in. Be sure and specify you are with Cuatro Estados, FMCA Chapter.

JANUARY

9-13 — Indio, CA – Western Area Rally – Riverside Fairgrounds (a few of our members go to this each year; lots of fun in warm climate – need a chapter coordinator if want to get together while there). Info in upcoming FMCA’s magazine & their website.

14-21 – Quartzsite, AZ – Dry Camp free at Hi Jolly BLM land just north of town on Highway 95.  Or full hookup site (book NOW!) at Split Rail RV Park, 928-927-5296, north end of town on Hwy 95, and 1.7 mi from Hi Jolly area.  Main attractions/show dates:  16-20 Pow Wow Gem & Mineral Show, 18-27 Sports, Vacation & RV Show (“the big tent”) and Tyson Wells Sell-A-Rama.  Lots of jeep trails, old mines & cabins to explore when you get tired of shopping!  Rallymasters: Diana McVey & Bob Skaug, 951-850-1566, dodiana@verizon.net

FEBRUARY

19-25 – Apache Junction AZ – Budget RV Park, 480-982-5856 (book now!), full hookups, $25.   Great hiking trails, drive Apache Trail & other scenic routes in area, attend Fountain Hills Festival of the Arts (22-24).  Rallymasters: Diana McVey & Bob Skaug, 951-850-1566, dodiana@verizon.net

MARCH  

29-Apr 1 – Patagonia AZ – Patagonia Lake State Park, 877-697-2757, azstateparks.com/patagonia-lake.   Reservable sites with electric/water. Birdwatchers paradise, lovely lake (great fishing, boat rentals), scenic hikes, plenty of places to explore in the region. No-host rally.  Just a great place to gather before the Amado rally, to provide two weeks of adventures!

APRIL

1-7 – Amado AZ – De Anza RV Resort, 888-398-8628, deanzarvresort.com, full hookups, clubhouse/restaurant, pool, rec room for our use. Nearby attractions:  Tubac Art/Galleries, Presidio State Historic Park, Tumacacori Natl Historical Park, Madera Canyon birding location, Scenic Byway to Arivaca & Buenos Aires NWR, Titan Missile Museum, back country drives to ghost towns.  Rallymasters: Bill & Beverly Eckel, 505-205-7344, Bbeckel_2007@yahoo.com, and Bob & Sandy Catalana, 602-989-9060, bob.catalana@gmail.com.

24-29 – Albuquerque, NM – Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post, 800-326-6317, enchantedtrails.com, full hookups, has rec room/kitchen for our exclusive use, Route 66 memorabilia décor, great classic trading post, and vintage trailers to rent. Area offers dozens of things to see, places to go – including scenic drive on original Route 66 out thru the pueblos of NM, ABQ Old Town, tram rides up Sandia Mtns, and more.  Rallymasters: Rae & Dub Phillips, 505-235-5992, raecyp65@gmail.com.

MAY

15-21 – Hurricane UT (north of St George) – Willow Wind RV Park, 435-635-4154, willowwindrvpark.com, full hookups, clubhouse. Located just off the road to Zion Natl Park, it’s also short drive to St George, Temple & historic sites, Snow Canyon State Park, Cedar Breaks Natl Monument, Zion National Park & Kolob Canyons (north Zion), Silver Reef, Cottonwood Forest Wilderness, Children’s Forest at the Kiln, and scenic back country drives in all directions. Rallymasters: Mark & Pat Wilson, 801-597-4799, mrwilson13753@gmail.com.

JUNE

5-10 – Creede, CO – Region 1 RallyMtn Views & Rivers Edge, 719-658-2710, mountainviewsrv.com, full hookups, clubhouse, great scenic trips in all directions, many meals included in rally fee (more info later). Rallymasters: Connie & Jack Jones, 719-499-9740, cljjlj@aol.com. Need a chapter coordinator to arrange chapter gatherings.

12-18 – Montrose, CO – Cedar Creek RV Park, 970-249-3884, cedarcreekrvpark@gmail.com, full & partial hooks, mature trees, cabins for rent, miniature golf on premises. Area offers Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Owl Creek Pass & Silver Jack Reservoir (Scenic Byway), Cimarron Canyon & Railway Museum, Blue Mesa Curecanti NRA, great boat tours of Morrow Lake canyon, Gunnison Gorge. In Montrose, Ute Indian Museum, Farmers Market at “Main in Motion” (downtown open air music & entertainment). Rallymasters: Jim & Joan Glasmann, 303-870-2964, jim_glasmann@msn.com.

JULY

22-26 – Chama, NM – Little Creel RV Park, 855-756-2382, littlecreel.com, full & partial hookups, some riverfront, pavilion & enclosed canopy for groups, big rig friendly.  Great place to be in the heat of summer. Main attraction is Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad – longest & highest narrow gauge all-day trip including lunch. Museums, railyard, quaint shops, great fishing on two rivers.  Laid back community, with quaint shops & restaurants.  Back road scenic drives in all directions.  Rallymasters: Sanna & John Obermiller, 239-841-4084, johnsanna@trailnet.com.

AUGUST

14-17 – Minot, ND – FMCA 100th Intl Convention, some hookups, entertainment, vendors, seminars, & more! Adventures await in the region: Lake Sakakawea area just south of Minot great place to explore before or after convention. Includes 2 state parks for camping, Lewis & Clark Interpretive Ctr, Impressive Garrison Dam tours, Knife River Indian Villages, Fort Clark, and more.  Chapter Coordinators:  Gene & Rosie Dorsey, 505-974-1845, gene.dorsey@msn.com.

22-27 – Capulin, NM (east of Raton) – Capulin RV Park, 575-553-5896, capulinrvpark.net, partial hookups, in quiet village just south of Capulin Volcano National Monument. In addition to national monument (drive to top and hike rim), area offers Dry Cimarron Scenic Byway, Folsom Falls, “Folsom Man” prehistoric site in Wild Horse Arroyo, Clayton Lake State Park, Sugarite Canyon State Park.  Rallymasters:  Becky & Bob Coulter, 505-553-5896, coulter06@comcast.net.

SEPTEMBER

24-30 – Grand Junction, CO – Palisade Base Camp RV Resort, 970-462-9712, palisadebasecamp.com.  Adventure choices:  Grand Mesa, Palisade Fruit & Wine Country, Colorado National Monument, Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range.  Plenty to do in town, too.  Rallymasters: Tom & Patricia Krouse, 970-433-0531, tompatkrouse@bresnan.net.

OCTOBER

17-20 – Tucson, AZ – RMMA Ramble – Pima County Fairgrounds.  Full hookups, events center. Planned activities will include seminars, vendors, entertainment. Theme:  “Ramble in the Old Pueblo.” Need chapter coordinator!

NOVEMBER

Oct 28 – Nov 2 – Elephant Butte, NM – Elephant Butte Lake State Park, 877-664-7787, emnrd.state.nm.us.  Desert Cove Campground with group shelter, partial hookups. We’ll celebrate Halloween with Pumpkin Carving Contest, Costume Contest, go Trick or Treating in campground, and more.  Also enjoy touring hot springs in Truth or Consequences’ historic spa district.  Plus several back country drives to restored ghost towns and forgotten small villages, and scenic canyons for hiking. Need Rallymasters!

 

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