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Old 01-27-2024, 07:30 AM   #1
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Natchitoches Gathering 2024

We will be gathering December 9-11, 2024 in Natchitoches Louisiana at Grand Ecore RV Park.

Last years inaugural event was very nice with various trailers attending from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and one from Canada.

Attendees picked so many pecans someone said it could be called "PecanKnot"

I've attached a few photos from last years event, several people had never visited the 33 block historic district of Natchitoches which was founded in 1714 and has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Future updates will be provided.

Many thanks to Jon Vermilye for taking over the Rally Map.

https://grandecorervpark.com/

https://www.natchitoches.com/
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Old 01-27-2024, 08:46 AM   #2
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It looks like the pecan picking alone would make the trip worthwhile!
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Old 01-27-2024, 11:19 AM   #3
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You are welcome! Don't forget to let me know the dates & location for the 2025 gathering (and any others that anyone knows about). I've already started putting the 2025 map together.
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Old 02-02-2024, 07:14 PM   #4
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Dave and Alice,
We had a great time at the inaugural gathering and look forward to December 2024! The event was a great kickoff to the holiday season.
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Old 05-14-2024, 10:36 PM   #5
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Hope to see everyone and more this year. We have our site already for the 9-11 Dec 2024. Should be a fun time as last year.


If you haven't booked yet...........what are you waiting for. The Christmas lights are second to none. This town has been putting on this display as far back as I can remember. You will not be disappointed, worth the trip.


See ya there...


Cheers to ya..... and Happy Trails........ Jack
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Old 05-20-2024, 04:55 PM   #6
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I checked reservations and they require a 3 night minimum for reservations. Are y’all reserving 3 nights? If so, which nights?
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Old 05-20-2024, 05:03 PM   #7
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The nights we have are the 9th, 10th and 11th. This is pretty much the full extent of the gathering.


Hope you make it.


Cheers to ya........ and Happy Trails........ Jack
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Old 05-20-2024, 05:34 PM   #8
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Yes they have a 3 night minimum during the Festival of Lights season, they are also very firm with a recently enacted no cancellation policy due to the all too common frustration of having to turn away campers looking for a site while people with reservations don't show up, similar to what you see in Corps of Engineers campgrounds that are fully booked and have several empty sites each night due to the no shows.

Other than that, how many campgrounds have you been to with a secure gate 24/7, 12 individual private bathrooms with showers and a washeteria with free machines.

https://grandecorervpark.com/
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Old 05-20-2024, 07:09 PM   #9
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Okay. If said 9-11 so in interpreted arrive on 9th and leave on 11th.

Are there particular campsites that people are staying or gathering around?

Thanks.
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Old 05-20-2024, 07:33 PM   #10
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The park is not a large park but the sites are laid out with plenty of room between them.
Typically anywhere from sites #2 through #50, as of today 20 sites are still available in the park with about 12 in the rear loop.

The bath house is labeled "4" on the attached map.

If you call in a reservation let Debbie in the office know you are with the fiberglass group.
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