Arrival - Sunday afternoon August 19th, 2018
Departure - Wednesday August 22nd, 2018
Cougar Rock Campground, just up the road from the Longmire Ranger Station and Lodge. (view map)
Longmire & Cougar Rock Campground are accessible from the southwest entrance of the park, via State Route 706 out of the little town of Elbe.
We have reserved two Group sites, F4 & F5. We will headquarter for worship, meals & activities at
Group Site F-4.
RV’S and INDIVIDUAL (non-group) CAMPSITES
Group sites are open to tent campers only. Tenters and RVers (no hook-ups) may reserve their own sites elsewhere in the campground, and you must make your own reservations! Loop E is closest to the Group Sites, Loop D is also close. Individual sites may be reserved through Recreation.gov on or after Monday, Feb. 20 . Website for RV and Individual site reservations.
As this is a family event, we ask that no alcohol be consumed at the Group sites, F4 & F5.
Third & Sixth Hours, short talk, 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast follows Hours
Hike departure 10-10:30 a.m.
Lunch (whenever you like)
Vespers 6:00 p.m.
Dinner Follows Vespers
Campfire 8:15 p.m. (Sunset)
Equipment needed: rucksack for lunch, water bottle, sturdy shoes, socks & hat.
Visit Paradise: Visitor center with activities for kids, wildflower walks; beautiful retro re-build of the original 1916 lodge, places to relax, snack bar with ice cream, etc.
Visit Longmire: Trail of the Shadows (flat, .7 mile); camp store with ice cream, etc.