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Autumn Colors Ride 2022



The Lone Star BMW riders
presents the

 
AUTUMN 
COLORS RIDE


Departs - October 27th. Returns - October 31st (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 POTEAU, OK.  On the way back, we will spend Sunday night in Robber's Cave State Park.

Hotel for Thursday 10/27
Holiday Inn Express
Poteau, OK
(918) 649-0123
Holiday Inn Express POTEAU, OK
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 10/28
Check out: Sunday 10/30

Pinewood Cabins
103 W. Washington St.,
Mountain View, AR  72560
870-269-5900 
Please contact them and make your own reservation.  The sooner, the better. 


We will head back Sunday and stay at the  cabins 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 may not be accepting reservations at the lodge yet due to renovations. They also have individual cabins.

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

   * R1 is 211 miles, traveling north into Missouri and includes a ride up Push Mountain, a ride on the Peel Ferry, and a BBQ lunch in Mountain Home.  This ride is 80 miles shorter than last year.

   * R2 is a 234 mile ride to the west, and includes a visit to the "Arkansas Grand Canyon" and lunch be at The Cliff House. Following lunch is a ride down the "Arkansas Dragon".

Friday, we will eat at the Pizza Inn buffet in town.  You can walk or ride there.

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

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Ride Leader
: Scott Croff
Departure time9:00 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: 
20221027 ACR 2-day ride to Mt View 447
and
20221030 ACR 2-day ride back 496


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:  20221027 ACR - Fri-Sun Option

The GPS Route File name for the Club-Sponsored Day Rides is:  
ACR 2022 Day Ride




When:
Thursday, October 27, 2022, 8:00 AM until Monday, October 31, 2022, 5:00 PM
Where:
RaceTrac on 380 and Airport road
1004 East University
McKinney, TX   750
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Scott Croff (R)
Category:
Multiple Day Ride
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee