New Moon Weekends
A number of club members regularly meet at various locations during new moon weekends. Come join us! For information on the location or any date changes to the schedule, please contact Jack Fritz at 813-508-5680
Withlacoochee River Park (Google Map)Directions from Tampa:
From Tampa take I-75 North to State Rd. 52.
Take 52 East all the way through Dade City until it dead ends at the
railroad station on the 301 Bypass. (Note: State Rd. 52
will make 2 right hand turns at traffic lights along the way, one
after St. Leo and one when entering Dade City). Be sure to go all the
way to the dead end at the old railroad station. Do not turn on
301, go all the way to the dead end. Turn left on 301
Bypass and go about ¾ mile until you see a Pizza Hut in
the distance. Just before you get to the Pizza Hut, turn right on
River Road, across the railroad tracks. You will see a sign saying
"County Park 4.7 Miles". It's a very winding, paved road, take your
You can also go North on 301 from Tampa and take the bypass when you get to Dade City. This park closes at dusk so you will have to arrive before that time. No registration is required as the first camper on site registers for the group and is responsible for the collection of the camping fees. Fees vary by season. There are restrooms in the park, but are a distance away (Approx. 300 yards).