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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.

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Cottonwood and the Historic Verde Canyon Railroad
Cottonwood and the Historic Verde Canyon Railroad

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.


Meet up:

Fountain Hills McDowell Chevron Route 87  

Arrive and gassed up: 7:45am

Briefing: 8:00

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

Cottonwood, AZ

PH: 928-395-3697

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.

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