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Monday, June 13, 2016

HOWDY FOLKS

 Updated 6/24/16 7:30 p.m. California time
Welcome Home
45th Annual Rainbow Family Gathering of the Tribes

Last week of June (give or take) to July 7

We, who are brothers & sisters, children of God, families of life on earth, friends of nature & of all people, children of humankind calling ourselves Rainbow Family Tribe, humbly invite:
  •     All races, peoples, tribes, communes, men, women, children, individuals -- out of love.
  •     All nations & national leaders -- out of respect
  •     All religions & religious leaders -- out of faith
  •     All politicians -- out of charity
 to join with us in gathering together for the purpose of expressing our sincere desire that there shall be peace on earth, harmony among all people. & to hold open worship, prayer, chanting or whatever is the want or desire of the people, for three days, but upon the fourth day of July at noon to ask that there be a meditative, contemplative silence wherein we, the invited people of the world may consider & give honor & respect to anyone or anything that has aided in the positive evolution of humankind & nature upon this, our most beloved & beautiful world -- asking blessing upon we people of this world & hope that we people can effectively proceed to evolve, expand, & live in harmony & peace.

Feel free to arrive a few weeks early to create the gathering and/or stay a few weeks late to clean it all up.


RAP 107 ~ Gathering Consciousness

Please protect this Beautiful Land.

Walk softly. Harm no living thing. Harmonize - Blend in. Use only down, dead wood. Cut no living trees. Preserve the Meadows...camp in the Woods. We are caretakers of this land.
Everyone sharing makes a strong Human Tribe!

Please Protect the Water Sources by staying out of DELICATE spring areas. Avoid camping, peeing, washing above spring areas. Keep ALL soap (including biodegrable, Dr. Bronners, etc) out of streams, springs or the creek! Use a bucket to take your bath 60 feet away from the water source.
 
To be certain of drinking water: boil it for 20 minutes!  Use the slit trenches or covered latrines - cover your paper & waste with ashes or lime, wash hands. Break the fly/illness connection: shit-fly-food-you! Dig no shitters near water areas or kitchens.

Protect our Health! Use your own cup, bowl & spoon! Wash them after eating and rinse in disinfectant-water.
 
Visit C.A.L.M./M.A.S.H. if you feel ill - especially if you have a contagious disease - or are injured.

Camp Together - Establish neighborhoods. Community Fires only! ~ Each with 5 gallon water bucket and shovel for Fire Protection. If you are the last to leave a fire PUT IT OUT!

Watch your gear: Be Responsible ~ "Tempt Not Lest Ye Be Lifted From."

Pets are discouraged but if you must bring them keep them fed, on a leash and out of the kitchens, springs & fights. Clean up their poop. Clean up their poop. Love them.

PACK IT IN - PACK IT OUT !!!

Cleanup begins when you arrive. Bring in only what is necessary. There is no janitor here...you are the cleanup crew. Separate Garbage for recycling. Don't litter - Find collection point. Compost in pits only.

You are the Gathering! Participate in Shanti Sena, the peace keepers council, and all activities, councils, work crews, workshops. Volunteer wherever needed: kitchens, welcome home, firewatch, parking lot, shitter digging, supply, front gate, etc. R-E-S-P-E-C-T your Sisters & Brothers energies. Keep the Balance: Earth, Sky, Trees, Water & People!

Alcohol is Discouraged, Guns are Inappropriate, Violence is contrary to the Spirit. Please take no photographs or videos of people without permission. Discourage Drug Abuse.

Buying and selling endangers our legal right to be here. The Magic Hat is our Bank, donate early to fund our Needs. The Magic Hat goes around at mealtime circles and with the Magic Hat Band.

Our power together is many times our power separated.

Enjoy the Rainbow with an open heart and you Will see the Vision.

Join us for the July 4th Silent Contemplation & Prayer for Peace, respect those maintaining silence from dawn. Hold the silence until the arrival of the Children's Parade and all the children are in the center of our circle.

Click here for the some suggestions on what to bring. Remember the more you bring in the more you need to hike out and take home.

WE LOVE YOU!!!!

CONSENSUS:
Spring counsel for the 45th annual rainbow family of living light gathering of the tribes reached consensus by passing the feather in silence that we encourage individuals to gather at the Berry Field site.

***** DIRECTIONS *****


From all points South take Highway 7 from Manchester Vermont towards Danby, Vermont (north of Manchester, VT). Go 10 miles and turn right on Forest Road 10 (aka Brooklyn Rd) in Danby. Check the odometer and call this @0.0.  Hairpin turns and climbing. Big Branch Picnic Area @2.5. Appalachian trail @3.0. The site is 6 miles on your left. FS31 @ 6.2.

From Interstate 91 in Vermont
Take I-91 North to Exit 6 in Vermont. Take US-5 West towards Chester, Vermont (US-5 becomes or intersects 103 West - you want to end up on 103 West heading towards Chester).  Continue through Chester, Vermont where the road becomes VT-11 (was 103 West).  Drive approximately 14 miles. You will see a Clarks Grocer Store on the left down a small hill. Shortly after that turn right onto Landgrove Road. Drive 2.8 miles.  Landgrove Road will do a 90 degree turn to the left. Drive 1.8 miles past the turn you will see the Landgrove Inn on your right. Go approximately 1/4 miles past the Inn. Take a left turn onto Little Michigan Road. Drive approximately 1/4 mile and take a right hand turn on to Forest Road 10. Go 7 miles to site.

Alternate route from I-91 in Vermont
From points East (like Boston, Cape Cod, Berkshires, Maine, etc) via Interstate 91 in Vermont.
Make your way to Londonderry, Vermont using any map or GPS. Shop @ Clark's IGA which has BLOCK ICE (closes 9 PM)!  Take hwy 11 west a half mile.  Turn right on Landgrove and go 2.8 miles. At the fork follow Landgrove to the left for another 1.2 miles. Watch for Little Michigan Rd where you will go left for just .4 miles. Take a right on Forest Road 10 (brown forest servce sign).  Go 7 miles to the site.

NEW:   If you decide to take 30 North out of Brattleboro to get to Londonderry, VT, note that 30 North joins up with 100 North, just after the town of Townshend, and the road carries both names for a while. To get to Londonderry, you will need to take the 100 North when the two roads split apart, at the village of Rawsonville. Look for a Honeypie Restaurant and "Ski and Sport Shop" on your left- where you turn right onto 100 North.  100 North will take you to the Clark's IGA mentioned above.


From all points North
Take Highway 7 from Rutland, Vermont. Go 20 miles and take a left turn on Forest Road 10. The site is 6 miles on your left.

GPS: N 43.36087 W 72.90240
The 2 main trails start between FS 31 and FS 30 on FS 10 near Danby, VT. Walk north. FS 31 is gated and one of the main trails.



Parking is mostly on the road please pay attention to any for any forest service signs related to parking.   Keep in mind that we will be using a shuttle system for parking at some point and unless you're pulling in soon, you will be parking at a distance and hopping a shuttle or walking to the trailhead.

TIP!  In the early days, the USFS may change the parking rules multiple times and the parking that was legal when you put your car there may become illegal two days later. Stay plugged in to the parking rules on a daily basis for at least the next week or two if you want to avoid your car being ticketed to towed.

NEW INFO!    It seems that the Law Enforcement Officers (LEO's) are pretty regularly parked on the side of Forest Service Road 10, watching and pulling people over. They are set up "just past the last houses" and also between mile marker 3 and mile marker 3.5    Please make sure your car is legal and going within the allowed speed limit.


Please note there are Wilderness Areas near here and we want to stay out of the Wilderness Areas unless you're taking a hike.

Site Map with Trails, camps and kitchens.
For a link to a high resolution copy, click HERE.



Topo Map of Site Showing Major Locations


Click here for a Google Map from Danby, VT.
Click here for a topo map of the area with the coordinates circled in red.

Using Public Transit

Best place to get to if your busing, training, or flying is Albany, NY. We will be near Danby which is just off route seven about 75 miles north east of Albany, NY.

There is a bus which leaves the Albany, NY airport 7 days a week at 2:30 pm which travels up rte seven. The closest town where there is a stop is Manchester VT -- about 15 miles away from Danby. The price is $12.00 each way.  For more info, contact https://www.vttranslines.com/.

The nearest commercial airport is actually in Rutland, VT but it is really expensive to fly into that airport and the plane is a little puddle jumper

There is also a Yankee bus service which goes three times daily between Bennington, VT and downtown Albany. Bennington is about 40 miles south of Danby. The fare is $4. One would still have to get transportation from the airport to downtown Albany, NY.  There is city bus service to and from the airport.

A bus runs from Manchester to Rutland and from Rutland to Manchester and stops in Danby in both directions. Cost is $2. Driver will make unscheduled stops upon request, so you should be able ask the driver to stop at Forest Road 10 (aka Brooklyn Rd).  Click here for bus schedule. 

Please check back before you hit the road or leave internet access as updates will be provided as I get them.  Generally the more information becomes available a few days after the initial directions are posted. I will put a note at the top of this post with the date/time updated.

Click here for a handy printable version of this information in PDF format.


Rumor has it that there is good shopping in Brattleboro Vermont of I-91 at the southern end of Vermont.

Tips for avoiding New York State toll roads: 
How to get across New York state to the gathering without paying any tolls. Irom I 70 in Hagerstown, Maryland take I-81 north to Binghampton, NYI 88 northeast from Binghampton to Albany from Albany take NY rte 7 east which turns in Vermont Route 9 at the border. take a left when you get to Vermont Route 7 and head north to Danby, Vermont.

Misc. Info

 Elevation is 600 meters or about 2000 feet.

Please keep compost pits covered.
 For folks coming from the EAST, do your final shopping in Brattleboro, VT on I-91 just over the state line from Mass. It's a great town with a HUGE food co-op (feels like Whole Foods inside) and box stores. They like us … give them your business! If you can make it to Londonderry before 9 PM though, skip the ice in Brattleboro and buy the block ice at Clark's IGA in Londonderry. Clark's closes at 9 PM.

If you have questions about parking and shuttles, click here

Please copy and distribute freely. Ignore all rumors of cancellation.

63 comments:

  1. Appalachian train, not appletrain. Also, don't plan on getting too close to the site with your vehicle, perhaps that will be possible until the solstice, after that the nearest parking will likely be MILES away from the site. Plan ahead - you may need need to walk distances or ride on a shuttle with your gear - pack wisely.

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    1. Are you implying that the shuttle bus parking area will be 5 miles away ? As stated in a few post ??

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    2. Yes, I would like more details as to where parking is in relation to the shuttle? Parking along the street? That is something I have never heard of before and doesn't sound all that safe, frankly.

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    3. Yes. If folks volunteer to run a shuttle, there will be shuttles from roadside parking to the site. This parking will be on a Forest Service (probably dirt) road and you will need to make sure all 4 wheels are off the road or you will probably get a ticket and/or towed. I'm not on site now so I can't give you specifics. You'll have to go on faith that it will all be working. I've heard rumor that bus village will be 5 miles away - but that's not confirmed at this time.

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  2. also i-86 is a toll tree route across NY state

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  3. I am looking for transportation to the gathering from Burlington or the NEK. I can be reached at erinscamp@gmail.com 206-853-9265

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    1. Where in the kingdom?

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  4. There is a bus that runs from Manchester to Rutland and from Rutland to Manchester and stops in Danby in both directions. Cost is $2. Driver will make unscheduled stops upon request, so you should be able ask the driver to stop at Forest Road 10 (aka Brooklyn Rd).

    Bus schedule: www.thebus.com/routes/rt7commuter.htm

    Perhaps you'd want to add this to the "Using Public Transit" section above.

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    1. Note: The northbound route has a scheduled stop at Brooklyn Rd., so no special stop should be necessary if going that direction.

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  5. neither I86 or I88 in New York are toll roads which is how you can get from the Pennsylvania border to Vermont with out paying a toll. I90 and I87 are toll roads. It might be quicker going on I90, I87 and I287 once I88 ends in Schnechtony as you go across the Schnechtony/Albany area. However you can get to ny rte 7 by nontoll roads as well.

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  6. Wow
    Lots easier on the Westcoast

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  7. Do us Vermonter's all a huge favor.....stay home. We are fucking sick of cleaning up the messes once you fucking pigs are done with our state. Every time, EVERY TIME you leave a huge fking mess and we end up cleaning up after your asses.

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    1. You want to do something to change it. Pack your gear and get in the woods and tell people how to respect them. I pick up trash from day one to the day i leave. I inform people how to use crappers. Staying home is wear we are doing. We are coming home to the woods. You can't stop out but you can get involved. You are welcome as an advocate for the woods. Sure people disrespect.. But there's people like me.. Taught by my boyscout leader grandfather how to respect the woods. Who honor their ancestors. You sound bitter. Number you should get involved instead of couch complaining. Loving you.

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    2. You want to do something to change it. Pack your gear and get in the woods and tell people how to respect them. I pick up trash from day one to the day i leave. I inform people how to use crappers. Staying home is wear we are doing. We are coming home to the woods. You can't stop out but you can get involved. You are welcome as an advocate for the woods. Sure people disrespect.. But there's people like me.. Taught by my boyscout leader grandfather how to respect the woods. Who honor their ancestors. You sound bitter. Number you should get involved instead of couch complaining. Loving you.

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    3. Clean up your own damn mess, before demanding that someone else clean up there mess ;)

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    4. Actually the Rainbow Family has an EXCELLENT record when it comes to clean up. The Forest Service themselves will tell you that. Here is the clean up summary from 25 years ago, when the National Gathering was last in Vermont:

      The operating plan and a Forest Service-prepared rehabilitation plan outlined agency expectations of the Rainbow Family in terms of clean up and site rehabilitation. The rehab plan (Appendix I) also identified areas needing immediate attention to help the Family prioritize their work. In addition, the plans established August 12, 1991 as the latest acceptable date for the work to be completed. Although the Family never condensed to the plans, there was an informal understanding that this goal would be met.

      Beginning July 8, a core group of about 300 Family members began the clean up operations. They dealt with the piles of garbage; dismantled camp and kitchen structures and disposed of all construction materials; cleaned out and filled in fire pits; and filled in and covered over latrines and compost pits. They rebuilt rock walls; installed required water bars; and aerated, seeded and mulched compacted and/or eroding soils.

      Crew members worked diligently. One Rainbow Family member assumed a leadership role and helped others stay focused and motivated.

      The Forest Service worked closely with the clean up crew, visiting the site daily. They inspected the work on an incremental basis. As specific areas of the gathering site were cleaned up and rehabbed, Forest Service officials approved the work and relieved the Family of any further responsibility for that particular area. Slowly, sections of the site were "checked off". On August 5, district personnel conducted a final inspection of the gathering site. They found that the Rainbow Family had accomplished all clean up and site rehabilitation work that was expected of them. The final phase of the 1991 Rainbow Gathering was declared complete.

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  8. here here! please stay home you wooks..

    on the bright-side, if they must come, at least it'll be easy score some gnarly chuff. just don't go commando, i think they pass these girls around *pukes*

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    1. We have respectful love connections and families in the woods. You sound like a sexist creep. And if you come to the gathering to score tail i hope you get exactly what you deserve. A rotted member. Ahole

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    2. We have respectful love connections and families in the woods. You sound like a sexist creep. And if you come to the gathering to score tail i hope you get exactly what you deserve. A rotted member. Ahole

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    3. All the negative things you say. Won't keep us away. It shows you have no clue about us! Come join us. Meet us. Talk to us. You will find we are not the things you believe.

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  9. SS...I appreciate your thoughtful and kind advice to the few stressed out and creepy commenters. I'm looking forward to making my way to the gathering for my first..did get to that nice but rainy gathering called Woodstock in 69:) I've heard so much about gatherings from folks in the road and in places everywhere for years. Just a short trek from Maine where I am now, and near my sis in Manchester. Keep your great attitude! Peace & Love!

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    1. Hey where abouts are you in Maine? I'm looking to go for my first time as well. I live in Auburn.
      matt.

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    2. Hi Matt...I'm in Eliot. Cool..not sure when I'm going or leaving (got work, dog and garden/yard to care for:), but I plan to be their for the Peace-ful morning on 7/4!

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    3. Hi Matt...I'm in Eliot. Cool..not sure when I'm going or leaving (got work, dog and garden/yard to care for:), but I plan to be their for the Peace-ful morning on 7/4!

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  10. I hope y'all have a fun time and that people stay respectful..to eachother and to the property involved. VT is a really lovely place mostly because we keep it that way by being mindful. Don't turn it into a wasteland.. such as has happened after certain festivities..

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  11. Ticks up here in VT are known carriers of lyme disease. Please be mindful and do a tick check every day. A tick needs to be attached for at least 36 hours to transmit the bacteria but they are tiny and easy to miss. A check a day can avoid a lifetime of suffering.

    The last time we had a national up here was Granville and I was 15. This time I'll be bringing my son to give him a glimpse into their fathers life before they came along.

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    1. Thanks for this info. Was wondering about ticks. I was at the national 25 years ago too and I'll also be there with my kids :) enjoy!

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  12. Apologies for the couple of trolls who claim to be Vermonters. Vermont welcomes the Rainbow people. This Vermonter welcomes the Rainbow people. I would love to get down there for a day trip but disabilities may make navigating impossible for me.

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    1. Please speak for yourself! While YOU may welcome this ragtag group MANY Vermonters don't ! It's a joke this group "cares" so much for the earth and our environment, while everywhere they go they tear up the land, strew trash all over, clog the roads with their gas- driven cars (shouldn't they be walking so as not to pollute the air?) most local communities, anywhere in the states, hate when they come, and celebrate when they leave! Only the fringe people want them here, ask 99% of the local citizens. We'll just see how "softly" they use our, oh sorry, THEIR woods. Question - Will YOU be there after they leave cleaning up the mess?

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    3. Regardless as to whether Rainbow walks gently on the earth or not, it isn't exactly the point. Rainbow is a place where many find acceptance in a world that doesn't provide it. That within itself is of value. You may value walking lightly upon. nature above a sense of communion and belonging, but not everyone else does.

      And besides, even if you live in Vermont, you don't own Vermont. The earth, all of it, belongs to all of it's residents and as a collective (in this case Rainbow) people will choose to commune upon it as they deem fit.

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  13. Rainbow has a great clean up effort and long standing reports for after the gathering is done, while during the gathering the trash piles may seem overwhelming they are all sorted and recycled and removed properly. We're not just poor hippies doing a festival in the woods, we are a many people praying for world peace in the woods, we care very much for the land. There's a difference between Gatherings and festivals, all peaceful people are welcome, come join us on the 4th of July and experience the prayer, there are handi camp area for our elders who are not able to hike all the way in or need generator support and there is all types of camps and kitchens , from Jesus kitchen to kiddie village to granola funk theater to info, and so many others , all unique and doing Their "movie" , and my fav. Is getting together for main circle for dinner, which is served communal style , and food from all the different kitchen brought down to main circle to feed all. There's so much to see and so many people to meet, you'd be surprised by the help you can get by just asking a person you never knew - a mama was hiking down the trail with her kids and lots of gear, and a nice brother stopped and took her pack and helped hike her inn... is one if many examples , we are hear for each other! ! !
    Clean up starts when you get there-
    Cigarette buts go in your butt pocket not the ground
    There are no ground scores , take it to info center
    Cover your shit with ash and Lyme in the shitter

    We love you! Welcome home!!!

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  14. If stealing a dog from the local Humane Society is any example of how your group operates, we can certainly live without you coming to OUR home! Yes, the woods are our home too, not just a gathering place for your "gathering." It should NOT be up to the local community up here to clean up your mess or police "your" grounds. All this costs taxpayers money. Money that could be used to REALLY help and nurture the environment, not clean up and police a bunch of nomads who profess so much love for the earth yet trash it at the same time. You can't have it both ways....you either value and care for the environment and natural resources or you treat it like your own personal playground and cram as many people as you can into a small area, depleting every natural resource the earth has to offer. And to further insult Mother Earth you ALLOW your brethren to scar, destroy, and trash the very environment you profess to value so much. Back to the dog theft, who the hell steals a dog from an agency that only wants to improve the animal's life? If these criminals from Maine wanted a dog, and was able to care for the dog in an APPROPRIATE manner, why not go through the proper adoption process and obtain the dog LEGALLY? It's actions like this that totally turn the local communities against your "peaceful" group and gathering. If you don't bother to vet your attendees how can you possibly assure any community you "invade" that you are no threat and will bring no harm and/or crime to an area? You can't ! Which is EXACTLY why every community DREADS hearing that your group will take over our lands, roadways, and towns. Wow, it's amazing how negative comments get deleted. Guess no one wants to really "hear" how the local community members REALLY feel. So much for open communication.

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    1. Although I understand your concerns, in as far as dog theft, as for any community of thousands of people, you can't judge an entire society based on the actions of a few people.

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    2. Not just the dog theft but the fact that the LEO's aren't allowing the locals up there now because it's too dangerous. We are not allowed to go on our own mountain, there are apparently road blocks now, because these hippies have attacked numerous locals in the last week who are just passing through to go home or to cruise the mountain road. Have some respect for OUR home.

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    3. Not just the dog theft but the fact that the LEO's aren't allowing the locals up there now because it's too dangerous. We are not allowed to go on our own mountain, there are apparently road blocks now, because these hippies have attacked numerous locals in the last week who are just passing through to go home or to cruise the mountain road. Have some respect for OUR home.

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    4. At most Gatherings, rumors fly that "locals aren't allowed" to go on site because of road blocks. The road blocks are simply the Law Enforcement Officers (unconstitutionally) stopping you on a public road and asking you what your business is. You can let them know you are enjoying the forest, or let them know that you are going to check out the Gathering. They might warn you away from us "dangerous people" but PLEASE KNOW that they have no right to stop you, and they will not actually stop you from going anywhere. They may give you their advice. But that is it.

      Once you get into the Gathering you will see a village of happy, pleasant people playing guitar and cooking up good veggie food for free, for each other. You can see what it looks like in this short documentary.

      https://vimeo.com/5562245

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    5. I had a friend try to go through there the other day and the LEO's pulled him over saying he couldn't go through. I'm not going to lie, we've been having fun driving up through there and seeing what was going on! Mind you, I probably wouldn't stop, but we still have short conversations with people as we pass. I was bummed to hear we couldn't go up there. Duly noted though. If we're still allowed to go up there, I'm sure I'll be driving through again!

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    6. Don't just drive through! Come in and have a meal, hear some drums, meet us! You're welcome here!

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  15. How does this shuttle situation work if you are driving in and parking along the road? Does a shuttle come up and down the road at certain intervals all throughout the day, every day? Do they pick people up from the cars? Please explain, thanks!

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    1. Shuttles are not guaranteed. People volunteer to drive shuttle - there will be times when shuttles will be far and few between and other times when they are frequent. This is all grass roots efforts.

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    2. Please know too, that if you are travelling with a friend, you can usually drop your friend and all your gear at the trail head and then one person can wait with the stuff while the other person parks and walks back.

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  16. If one has a handicapped placard will they be allowed to park closer in? I am disabled but have always wanted to check out a rainbow gathering and I live in Mass, this might be my chance. I need to be able to get to and from my vehicle during my stay and cannot walk long distances. Will this be possible?

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    1. There is always an area called HANDICAMP that is as close in as possible, and is for the use of people with mobility issues only. As there is little to no meadow parking at this Gathering, and most to all of the parking is on the sides of the roads, I am not sure how they are handling it this year. But Handicamp is always a priority. At the very least, if you have a friend, when road parking is required, people often drop off their gear at the trail head, one person stays with the gear and the other person parks.

      Folks are always kind enough to help carry stuff in with folks who are in need. Just call out. People help others carry stuff in all the time. It's very common.

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  17. Hi, Im bringing my dog with me and was wondering if she can come on the shuttle with me or if i will have to hike in.

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    1. Shuttles are usually pick up trucks with people in the back, or a van that loads up as many can pile in. So yes, dogs are allowed. But understand that shuttles are random and not always running, and that they only take you to the trail head. After that you hike in. Rumor has it that it is a halfmile to a mile and half "hike in". No vehicles past the trail head.

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  18. hey ima 53m real hippy with car lookn 2 travel with sum cool chick im in tampa fl if u need a ride hit me up @ sorley403@gmail.com

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  19. See http://northeastrainbowgathering.blogspot.com/2016/06/on-parking-and-shuttles.html for info on shuttles.

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  20. Trinity from Burlington via California Welcomes the Family community to Vermont, and advises that Ones with animals leave them to their peaceful homes, or use a doggy daycare here- Same with kids under 7. The local teens can tell you who in town is a responsible sitter, or you are welcome to contact me trinityvt@yahoo.com Happy Solstice all!

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  21. Is anyone going early next week, that I can get a ride with? If your passing through; Marshfield, Plainfield, Montpelier or even Barre, I can meet up with you, as I don't drive, I'll be happy to pay for gas. I'd like to go early to help out with setup!

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    1. Haha, oh yes, I almost forgot, email me @ collective5@juno.com if you can help me with a ride!

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  22. Greetings,

    In your way through Central Vermont on June 25th, Eat More Kale Festival is happening at Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks. You can leave and re-enter, family friendly, great music, workshops, kids activities. $20. Www.emkfest.org

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  23. Yoooo Coming from Occidental CA... planning a late but Joyful leave early next week...Kudos to this site and helping folks get HOME... great mapping... WEB SITE ADMIN NOTE: The beautiful topo map on top would be great to open in new tab automatically... BLESS! Sooo much can contact at newclayitph@gmail.com Bless you ALL family! Let your HEART guide you home... with Wisdom following!

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  24. Yoooo Coming from Occidental CA... planning a late but Joyful leave early next week...Kudos to this site and helping folks get HOME... great mapping... WEB SITE ADMIN NOTE: The beautiful topo map on top would be great to open in new tab automatically... BLESS! Sooo much can contact at newclayitph@gmail.com Bless you ALL family! Let your HEART guide you home... with Wisdom following!

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  25. If you are coming in on 100N through the village of Rawsonville the Shell Gas Station has just been opened as a restaurant - Honeypie. There is also a great coffee shop and craft beer shop across the street, as well as Fran's Kitchen who serves breakfast and killer Asian food.

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  26. Pat, Thank you!!
    Is it a combo gas station/ restaurant? Or is the gas station gone? I was using the images on google street view as a guide.

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  27. First timer coming from Texas!!!!

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    1. Yes! Welcome home to the northeast! Hope it's magical.

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    2. Yes! Welcome home to the northeast! Hope it's magical.

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  28. Wondering if there's more info on the actual parking situation now from on the ground? Also, if there are not shuttles running wondering how close you can get in to drop gear and how long of a hike it is in from there. Thanks xo, mama of 2

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  29. Wondering if there's more info on the actual parking situation now from on the ground? Also, if there are not shuttles running wondering how close you can get in to drop gear and how long of a hike it is in from there. Thanks xo, mama of 2

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