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SoCal AMCA Joshua Tree Run

  • El Rancho Dolores 73352 Twentynine Palms Highway Twentynine Palms, CA, 92277 United States (map)

The annual SoCal AMCA Joshua Tree Run is set for Friday April 8 through Sunday, April 10, 2016. 

**Reserve Now*** Get Your Room at the Rancho Dolores: (760) 367-3528**

We are back at El Rancho Dolores Motel, yes that classic 1940s establishment we all have grown to love. Rooms have recently been remodeled. We have a block of rooms for the club. When reserving, mention Antique Motorcycle Club for one king-bed room at $59 and a two full-bed room for $69. $5 for an additional person. 

Thanks to all the rain we’re been getting, all signs point to a great wildflower showing this year!

IMPORTANT: Reserve your room now by calling (760) 367-3528. Or, Ride Captain Craig Dillmann can do it for you. Let him know. 818-347-6583.

Contact: Tim Graber: 949-254-6551 or Craig Dillmann: 818-347-6583.

El Rancho Dolores Motel: (760) 367-3528,


The troops will be leaving mid-morning for 29 palms. Join Craig Dillmann, our ride captain, and Kelli, his lovely lady, at a stop at Morongo Casino (49500 Seminole Dr, Cabazon, CA 92230) for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Morongo has one of the best buffets in the states! After checking in at El Rancho Dolores (73352 Twentynine Palms Highway, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277), the gang will head out to the fabulous Palms (83131 Amboy Rd.) for afternoon libations! Later in the evening, we'll meet for dinner at The Rib Co. (72183 Twentynine Palms Hwy), where we always have a delicious feast.

We enter Joshua Tree National Park, which has an entrance fee of $10 for each motorcycle (permit good for 7 days). Bring cash. We'll go through the park, picking up Box Canyon Road at the 10 Freeway, then on to Mecca for gas and a snack. We'll go back the same way to Chiraco Summit Cafe (62450 Chiriaco Rd, Chiriaco Summit) for lunch. We'll return to 29 Palms, riding back through the park. Dinner on Saturday night will be at the 29 Palms Inn (73950 Inn Ave), a little oasis in the desert!

We go back into Joshua Tree National Park for the usual ride up to Keys View, where on a clear day you can see Mexico. On the way home, we're suggesting the group stops at Route 62 Diner (55405 29 Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley) for lunch. We would be arriving there about 12:30 or so.

Later Event: April 10
Vintage Bike OC Meet