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2021 Autumn Colors Ride


The Lone Star BMW riders
presents the

 
AUTUMN 
COLORS RIDE


Departs - November 4th;Returns - November 8th (Thursday - Monday)



THE DETAILS:

The ride involves two days to get to Mountain View, and a two day return.  The ride will include the Talimena Drive, some of the best riding between the Appalachian mountains and the Rocky Mountains.  We will stop at the Queen Wilhelmina Lodge for a break and some pictures.  We will spend Thursday night in Mena, AR.  On the way back, we will spend Sunday night in Robber's Cave State Park.

Hotel for Thursday 11/4
Ozark Inn
2102 US 71 S
Mena, AR 71953
1-479-394-1100
Just call and reserve a room.  I did not pre-reserve any rooms this time.

Friday we will continue up to Mountain View on more scenic and winding roads.  The further north we get , the more colorful and beautiful the leaves will get.

We
 will be staying at the Pinewood Cabins in Mountain View, AR Friday and Saturday nights.

Check in: Friday 11/5
Check out: Sunday 11/7

Pinewood Cabins
103 W. Washington St.,
Mountain View, AR  72560
870-269-5900 
I have 10 rooms on hold for "Lone Star BMW".  Please let them know who you are with and book your own room.


We will head back Sunday and stay at the Belle Star Lodge in Robber's Cave State Park.
Robbers Cave State Park lodge ($88)

https://www.travelok.com/state-parks/6415
800-654-8240
Please contact them and make your own reservation.  The sooner, the better.  They also have individual cabins.

On Saturday, we have a choice of two day rides, followed by a Group Dinner.

   * D1 is 293 miles, traveling north into Missouri and includes a ride up Push Mountain, a ride on the Peel Ferry, and lunch in Missouri.

   * D2 is a shorter 234 mile ride to the west, and includes a visit to the "Arkansas Grand Canyon" and lunch at The Cliff House. Following lunch is a ride down the "Arkansas Dragon".

Friday, we will order pizza for anyone who wants it and eat at our cabins, either as a group or in your cabin. 

Saturday, we plan to eat at the Mi Pueblito Mexican Restaurant within walking distance of the cabins.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Ride Leader
: Scott Croff
Departure time: 9:00 a.m.  
Departing from: The RaceTrac (Intersection of US 380 and Airport Rd.)


***** PLEASE ARRIVE FOR ALL RIDES AT LEAST 15 MINUTES EARLY FOR A PRE-RIDE MEETING *****

GPS Routes can be downloaded from the Club website by clicking on "Doc Library & GPS Routes" menu, and then on the "Click to access the Document Database" box.  Then: Click on the folder icon next to "GPS Route Files" and then click on the sub-folder "Upcoming Rides
".

The GPS Route File names for the rides are: 20201105 ACR 2-day ride to Mt View 447 and 20201108 ACR 2-day ride back

The GPS Route File name for anyone wanting to go up or come back in just one day, (leaving on Friday and/or returning on Sunday), is:  20201106 ACR - Fri-Sun Option

The GPS Route File name for the Club-Sponsored Day Rides is:  
ACR 2020 Day Ride

When:
Thursday, November 4, 2021, 9:00 AM until Monday, November 8, 2021, 5:00 PM
Where:
The RaceTrac at 380 and Airport Road in McKinney
1004 East University Dr.
McKinney, TX  75069
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Scott Croff (RL)
Category:
Multi-Day Event
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee
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