2018 Ranger Springs Skinners Spring Rendezous
Join us at the 31st Annual Ranger Springs Skinners Spring Rendezous on April 6-8, 2018 northeast of Decatur, Texas. We will be raffling off a 50 cal. Percussion, beginning with this Spring Rendezvous, and holding the drawing for it at our Fall Rendezvous in November. Enjoy competition events: Rifle, pistol, primitive archery, fire starting, knife and tomahawk throwing. Other events will include: Cooking contest and novelty shoot.
The Ranger Springs Skinners Spring Rendezous closed to the general public – you must be in period dress to attend.
The Ranger Springs Skinners Spring Rendezvous is a pre-1840s event; period clothing is required at all times. If you will contact us, we will do our best to help you! Sunday mornings are open to the public, but we generally start packing up early. So while you can talk to us and see some things on Sunday, don’t expect to come into a historically accurate camp on Sunday. Most of us have long drives to get back to ‘the real world’, so plan to visit before 10:00. We meet near Decatur, Texas.
Please be respectful of your fellow rendezvous-goers. Make every effort to keep all modern items out of sight at all times. This includes plastic bags, non-period food containers and bags. Remember to leave your camp site cleaner than you found it. Following these few guidelines will improve your Ranger Springs Skinners Spring Rendezous experience as well as those who camp around you. No vehicles allowed in camp on Saturday or Sunday until after the closing ceremony on Sunday morning.
$10.00 per camp
$5.00 per extra adult or walk-in
Bring your own firewood and water.
Ranger Springs Skinners Camp (approx. 13 miles NE of Decatur)
NOTE: the following address, link & GPS are to a spot on CO RD 2649 after the last turn indicated in driving directions.
289-499 Co Rd 2649, Decatur, TX 76234 (use for Google driving map)
Google Map Link
GPS Coordinates: 33.393487, -97.510520
Directions to Ranger Springs Skinners Spring Rendezous
From Denton 380/35E to CO RD 2649 RSS Camp
Go West on 380 approximately 23.8 miles. Take FM RD 730. Exit to right sharp off ramp. At ‘T’, turn left over RR tracks. Follow FM 730 approximately 12.1 miles. Turn right on CO RD 2648 in 0.2 miles turn left on Co RD 2646. Follow signs at gate.
From Sanger Hwy 455/35E to CO RD 2649 RSS Camp
Go West on Hwy 455 (Chapman RD) approximately 14.5 miles. Turn left on FM 51 S approximately 3.7 miles. Turn right on FM 1204 for 5.5 miles. Continue to CO RD 2646 for 1.1 miles. Turn left on CO RD 2349 and go 3 miles to gate.
US 287 Decatur
TakE ramp to Denton. Turn left (West) on Hwy 380 E. Turn Right on FM RD 730 and follow directions above for Denton 380/35E.
For more informaton: Booshway Mark Reynolds 972-974-4978.
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Ranger Springs Skinners Spring Rendezous near Decatur, Texas beginning the first Friday in April.
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