Sat, Apr 15|
Cottonwood and the Historic Verde Canyon Railroad
Our first overnight ride! Join us for a fun time in Cottonwood and a ride on the Historic Verde Canyon Railroad. This event is for MEMBERS ONLY. If interested in becoming a member, please contact us in the form below.
Time & Location
Apr 15, 2023, 7:45 AM – Apr 16, 2023, 4:00 PM
, Cottonwood, AZ, USA
About the Event
Please join your fellow BMMC members on the first overnight trip of 2023. We will be riding up to Cottonwood for the night and taking a ride on the scenic Verde Canyon Railroad.
Fountain Hills McDowell Chevron Route 87
Arrive and gassed up: 7:45am
Firt Group Departure:: 8:15am
We have 25 rooms blocked at the following hotel for the night of April 15 th at a group rate of $239.00. It
is high season in that area so there are not many rooms available so please book as soon as possible.
The hotel is also offering this rate for anyone who may want to ride up on Friday and spend an extra
night in the Cottonwood area. The rate includes a hot & cold breakfast buffet.
Springhill Suites by Marriott
565 South 6 th Street
Click on this link to make your reservation. Book your group rate for BMMC. Make sure you select
whether you will be staying for 1 night or 2. You can also call the hotel directly to make your reservation
using the “BMMC” group rate code.
The Verde Canyon Railroad is a 4-hour trip from Clarksdale to Perkinsville and back following the banks
of the Verde River. The train leaves from the depot in Clarksdale (4.3 miles from hotel) at 1:00.
Everyone needs to book their own tickets for the train by calling them directly at 800-582-7245. The
price for the ticket is $119.00 + taxes. There are discounts available for AAA, military, etc.
IMPORTANT: Since we were unable to hold seats, in order to be seated together in the same car, you
must provide the following reservation number when purchasing your tickets.
Reservation number 221263
That evening there will be club sponsored happy hour back at the hotel. We have also secured a
conference room with an adjacent patio for the evening for a club sponsored Happy Hour and
Sunday’s ride home will be on your own.
Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy this fun and relaxing day and evening with BMMC friends
that will undoubtedly include some memorable experiences.
Please note: For those who may not want to take the train ride, you are certainly welcome to
join us for the ride up to Cottonwood and Happy Hour with your friends and fellow riders.