Monday, August 21, 2017, 1:08 pm.
Camping Reservations Now Open!!
Total Solar Eclipse Event :
2017 offers us a special opportunity to extend our hospitality and facilities to invite the public to share in an extraordinary and total solar eclipse with us on Monday, August 21. This will be an extension of our annual gas and steam engine show that starts on Friday, August 18. Please review all the events at our show grounds at http://northwestmissouristeamandgas.com/index.php/aug-18-21-2017-steam-and-gas-engine-show/
Hamilton, MO will be witness to a full 2 minutes and 14 seconds of eclipse totality. This once in a lifetime event can only be viewed from a narrow 70 mile path across our country. To mark this great occasion, our show is honored to have on display a Frick’s Eclipse steam engine owned by David Jowett.
Primitive camping accommodations are being offered to the public at the show grounds. Tents spaces are $10 per tent, per night. Camper and RV parking is $80. You are welcome to stay 1 to 4 nights for the flat fee of $80. There are no sewer, water, or electric hook ups available. Limited water wagon deliveries will be available for a fee. Arrangements with local churches, schools, and city facilities are being made for offsite shower and meal services. Chamber of Commerce shuttles will be available for transportation to offsite facilities. Typical concession and food venders will be present on the grounds as well as porta potties and outhouse facilities. There are a very limited number of camping spaces. Reservations are required !
Each member of your party will be required to purchase and wear a $5 single day admission button or a weekend button for $10. Kids 12 & under are free with adult admission. Due to associated event costs, we will not be able to offer refunds for reservation cancellations.
Standard campground rules apply. Spaces will be marked. Pets should be leashed or kenneled, waste picked up, and barking prevented. No open fires in the camping area. Generators must be shut off before refilling. No operators under age 16 of any motorized vehicle or device. Speed limit 5 mph in camp area. Be courteous, observe reasonable quiet hours. Children are to have adult supervision. No dumping of black or gray water by order and fines of the county health department.
Please review our show schedule as there are many events daily from August 18th through the 21st. There are many other local attractions for you to enjoy during your stay with us. No matter your interests or age, you will surely find an attraction within a 30 minute drive to satisfy your travel tastes. Please click on the links below for a small offering of what is available! More details to follow!
|RV/Camper Reservation $80|
|Tent Space Reservation $10 per night|
http://visitmsqc.com/ (Missouri Star Quilt)
http://www.jamesport-mo.com/ (Amish Country)
http://www.parkscout.com/district/mo-daviess-county (Theme parks, Amusement parks, Zoos)
The Northwest Missouri Steam and Gas Engine Association is not responsible for accidents, theft, cancellations, or inclement weather conditions.