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  • 2016-09-17
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  • 2016-09-18
  • Mongo, IN


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Date(s):  Sept. 17 & 18, 2016
John & Marilyn Ziegler
Co-Leader:   Sherri Graham & John Anderson
Location:  Mongo, IN
Skill Level:  Advanced Beginner
Category:  Base camping
Details: We will be camping at Crooked Creek Campground which is located 3 miles East of Mongo, Indiana on 300 N then about 3/4 mile South on the West side of 1100 E. Details are below (from the Indiana DNR Campground website). Campground contact is Don @ 260-336-0757 (check out the map with link for details). This is an 'eat out' trip....But you can cook in camp if you want to.

Breakfast Saturday @ Chubby's, 9482 W State Road 120, Orland, IN 46776  (260)829-6710     (8:30 am CDT)

Dinner Saturday tentatively @ the bar in Mongo

Breakfast Sunday will most likely be at Howe Restaurant, 5385 Indiana 9, Howe, IN 46746     (260) 562-3132                

Map linked with locations...,-85.322742&spn=0.083651,0.153637

Saturday-- Meet @ 8:30 am (CDT - Illinois time) @ Chubby's in Orland for breakfast (it's about 15 minutes from the campground).  We will be paddling the Pigeon River and should be @ the put in (RT 327) around 9:30 am (if you want to meet there instead). Carshift ~10:00 am.

Sunday -- River tbd...we will leave from the campground and go for breakfast on the way to the river...We are looking at doing either a stretch of the Fawn River or a Southern Michigan River and probably eating at Howe Restaurant in Howe, IN

We will be seeing you @ breakfast Saturday!

John & Marilyn

Details from the Indiana DNR Campground website:

Crooked Creek Outpost Campground

Crooked Creek Outpost Campground
W. side of C.R. 1100 E- S of 300N 
55 Dependent sites
0 Independent sites

Water: Well
Sewage Disposal: Onsite
Pool: No
Beach: No

Donald Owsley
1145 N. 1175 E.
LaGrange IN 46761
Phone: 260/336-0757

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