2019 Ride Dates May 16-Jun 2, 2018 - Watch our website and Facebook page for updates on upcoming Club events.
The time to start planning for the 2019 Cross State Ride will be here before we know it.
Washington State Parks has renamed the John Wayne Trail/Iron Horse State Park. Please note the new name of the trail that follows the defunct Milwaukee Railroad line across the State of Washington is now named
Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail
If you are interested in volunteering for Club Leadership, 2018 Christmas Party planning, Trail work, 2019 Cross State Ride planning, Cross STate Ride Camp Host, Cross State Ride Extra activities coordinator, Parking Committee, etc. and are not currently a member, please email our 2018 Club President Judy Combs at email@example.com
The 37th JWPWR Annual Cross State Ride is over!!! THANK YOU to all the 2018 Ride Participants for another GREAT Cross State Ride.
Everyone who has joined the Cross State Ride, in the past, present, or future, for a few days or White Scarf Award recipients, as a teamster or wagon passenger, horse(or mule)back rider, bicyclist, to walker, whether the 1st Cross State Ride to the 37th, YOU are the reason we have been able to continue to preserve our opportunity for public access to this very unique, absolutely phenomenal trail spanning across the State of Washington!
THANK YOU to each and every person who has contributed to showing how important it is to keep access to the entirety of this State Park Trail intact for generations to come
Safe Rides and Happy Trails to all 2018 participants!
2018 Dates are listed at the top of the page. The last day of the Ride is Saturday June 2nd from Rosalia to Tekoa. Sunday is the day everyone travels home or has the option to stay on their own to ride the last few miles from Tekoa to the Idaho border on Sunday June 3rd.
**NOTE LOCATION CHANGE FOR MAY 5TH MEETING**
The LAST Meeting for the 2018 Ride will be May 5th before the Cross State Ride begins. Due to the date of the Meeting the location for the May 5, 2018 meeting only will be held at
There will be no online payments accepted. Membership and Ride payment will need to be sent by check or money order to the address below. DO NOT SEND CASH.
Club Membership, Ride Registration, and Tunnel release waiver are all combined on one document now. Please click to download, print, and include with your payment mailed to the new JWPWR Club address listed on the form and below.
Membership renews on January 1st through December 31st of a calendar year. Paid Membership is required to join Club events for insurance and liability purposes. Membership form is included below with X-State Ride registration form, however, Membership can be submitted without further requirement. Includes liability release form for all Club Members.
***Updated February 5, 2018 - No password required. Will open in separate window, please check pop-up blockers if unable to open. ***
2018 Combined Membership, X-State Ride Registration, Liability/Tunnel Release Waiver form .pdf (2 pages**)
**Note that the combined form is set to print landscape and has the page 2 release form showing sideways if viewed online-this is correct for printing formatted correctly. This also provides the option to print both pages on 1 sheet of paper.
- Annual Membership: $30 per household, Children under 12 free with adult Membership
- Email Newsletter w/ paid Membership, Add $10 for paper copy of Newsletter to be mailed to physical address
- RIDE FEES: Walkers, Cyclists, Teamsters, Horse, and Wagon Riders
- 3 days or less - $100
- Full Trip/4+ days - $200
- Teamster Helper:
- one or two horse team - 1 helper REQUIRED(Full Trip) $25
- Over two horse team - up to 1 helper per horse over two(Full Trip) $75
- NON-Trail users(Just along in camp) $50
- Late registration if paid(postmarked)after May 5, 2018 add $35 per registration form, NOT per item.
Please NOTE: The JWPWR Club Correspondence address has been changed for 2018. Please update your contact information to assure your payments reach the correct location.
John Wayne Pioneers Wagons and Riders Club (JWPWR)
23515 NE Novelty Hill Rd, Suite B221-304
Redmond, WA 98053
2018 JWPWR Cross State Ride schedule, registration, and release forms attached to the next Newsletter for download to mail in. Or attend the next Club Meeting, OR use the Contact Us Page.
For all of our First Timers joining the Ride or thinking about joining in the future, Joan Burlinghame(THANK YOU, Joan!!!), as a First Timer wrote out a bunch of questions and answers that we get about how it all works after the first year she participated. We've had some input from other members on our collective experiences and what we would have liked to know before we joined the Cross State Ride that very first time. This is a wonderful experience, but it is a BIG undertaking if you are joining us for the entire 18 days or even for just a few. We have had numerous Members provide feedback that it includes some excellent information for our newest participants. Enjoy!
CONGRATULATIONS to the 42 White Scarf Award recipients who completed the entire 2017 Cross State Ride!!!
Your dedication in rising to the challenges of completing the entire Cross State Ride absolutely prove you are all TOUGH ENOUGH!!!
We are working on getting the store for the 2018 Ride ready and open by January at the latest so everyone has plenty of time to order Apparel and souvenirs for the 2018 Ride. Check in here and on our Facebook page for the most current information.
You MUST be a current Member to receive our Monthly Newsletters which provide current club topics and information. Please review your Newsletter. You can also access it via our Newsletters Page. The Password is provided to Members upon payment of Membership dues. Membership extends from January 1st through the year. Everyone who plans to join any part of the JWPWR Cross State Ride is REQUIRED to be a current Member to participate. Membership forms(click to open .pdf) can be printed off and mailed with payment to the address on the form OR paid through our Club Payments Page. The links and information is also listed below.
The annual ride is special, both because it is long enough to feel like a wagon train and because it covers many different landscapes. You will ride through wheat fields, cattle ranches, basalt rockeries and forests. You will cross bridges and go through tunnels. You will have time to fall into the rhythm of the trail, meet others and enjoy the landscape ”up close and personal.” You will meet many people who come back for this ride year after year, a testament to this unique experience.