ORCC Off Road Camping Club

We are a web base community exploring the Ozarks Midwest Region. 
The website is updated daily with new posting, pictures, articles, videos and product information.

Is this a hard-core organization?

Definitely not!  ORCC members have a wide variety of outdoor interests.
Many join for the social aspect and to develop new outdoor skills.  There is a wide range of ability levels from beginner to expert and everything in between.

Is ORCC just a camping club?

No way! If its "outdoors" ORCC probably does it.  Camping, canoeing, hiking, backpacking & bicycling.  ORCC has scheduled events & clinics, photography clinics, orientation clinics & the ORCC Outdoor Skills Village events.  

We also believe in giving back to nature and our communities, with the ORCC Missouri Stream Team, helping to keep our Ozark streams clean. The ORCC Baskets for kids event,  helping families in need.

We're glad you want to join us!

So come on in and join us around the campfire.

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ORCC Wilderness Camping

Keep close to Nature's Heart  Break away once in awhile 
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
" Wash your spirit clean "

John Muir


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Outdoor Adventure Journal

  • Caddo Lake State Park Caddo Lake State Park - Texas"You'll feel you're back in prehistoric times among the cypress bayous of Caddo Lake State Park"Located near the Louisiana border on Texas' only natural lake, the park is rich in history and scenic beauty.Caddo Lake State Park is named for Caddo Lake, a sprawling maze of bayous and sloughs covering 26,810 acres (10,850 ha) of cypress swamp. The average depth of the lake is 8–10 ft (2.4–3.0 m), with the deep water in the bayou averaging about 20 ft (6.1 m).  Information provided by WikipedThis lake was the only natural lake in Texas until it was artificially dammed in the early 1900s when ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2017, 7:29 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Quachita National Forest - Camping Quachita National Forest - Camping Mena, Arkansas  Dispersed Camping Ouachita National Forest The Ouachita National Forest is located primarily in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas and Oklahoma.  Outstanding mountain views coupled with picturesque streams, rivers, and lakes provide a unique and highly valued setting for outdoor recreation.  The forest offers high quality nature related-sightseeing, scenic driving, hunting, fishing, and dispersed camping.  Learn about the areas rich history at wayside exhibits along a scenic drive or experience unique botanical, mineral, and prehistoric resources featured in information and educational programs.  An extensive trail system provides for all types of uses including hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and off-highway vehicles (OHV) riding.  A variety of services can be found at developed campgrounds ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 2:54 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Alley Springs Missouri Alley Springs Missouri Alley was home, farm, and school for people who lived here a century ago. Dances, baseball games, and roller skating were all part of Alley’s busier days. John Knotts purchased the 80 acre site in 1902 and diversified the enterprises to include a well-stocked store and blacksmith shop.A mill was vital to community life, where grain was ground to provide the daily bread. The present building was constructed during 1893-1894 by George Washington McCaskill as a merchant mill. It was larger than most mills in the Jacks Fork area and replaced an earlier mill on this same site that was built by 1868. Originally unpainted, it was first painted white with green trim ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 2:55 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Elephant Rock Missouri - State Park Elephant Rock State Park MO Department of Natural ResourcesIf you live in the Eastern Missouri area or if you are visiting Missouri, you will want to take the time to visit Elephant Rock State Park. The entire family will enjoy this Natural Wonder!An easy way to see the rocks is from the Braille Trail, which was especially designed for people with visual and physical disabilities. The trail winds through the main area of rocks. An extension off the trail leads back to the ruins of an old railroad engine house, a remnant of the area’s quarrying and railroad history.Pack-A-Lunch:  Enjoy a picnic lunch among the giant red boulders. Picnic sites are scattered throughout the ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 2:56 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Eleven Point 3 Day Float Trip | Greer Springs Hike Eleven Point 3 Day Float Trip Greer Springs Hike Mark Twain National Forest & Irish Wilderness AreaThe Eleven Point River is a 138-mile-long (222 km)[1] river in southern Missouri and northern Arkansas, United States. It originates near Willow Springs, Missouri. It more than doubles in flow when Greer Spring Branch runs into it, adding over 200 million US gallons (760,000 m3) of water per day to the river. The name derives from the Mississippi Valley French word pointe, which is a wooded point of land marking a river bend. Voyageurs marked distance by counting these points of land or river bends.[2] The river flows into the Spring River southwest of Pocahontas near the small ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 2:57 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Marble Creek | Crane Lake | Mark Twain National Forest Marble Creek Recreational Area Mark Twain National Forest Camp  Great Places to Go Camping! This area with its beautiful creek, camp and picnic grounds is located between Fredericktown and Arcadia, MO. Marble Creek, rushing 20 miles through the rugged St. Francis Mountains, is named for deposits of attractively colored dolomites which were mined and used in the building trade as “Taum Sauk Marble”. Within the recreation area, you can see the concrete remains of a grist mill dam and building foundation. This dam was the third to be built here and was operated until 1935. This quiet campground and recreation area is the main trailhead for the Marble Creek Section of the Ozark Trail. This 8-mile segment goes to ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 10:23 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Richland Creek Recreation Area | Ozark National Forest Richland Creek Recreation Area  Ozark National Forest  The Richland Creek Wilderness was created by the 1984 Arkansas Wilderness Act and contains 11,801 acres in the middle of the Boston Mountains. One of three wildernesses on the Buffalo Ranger District, it takes its name from the main creek running through the area with the rich, fertile soil along the lower creek portion near the Buffalo River. An unusual feature of the Ozark Mountains is that the “mountains” are actually plateaus, uplifted as a unit with few folds or faults. The ruggedness of these mountains is due to erosion of the plateaus caused by swift rivers flowing between them. Topography within 1/4 mile on either side of Richland and ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2017, 10:25 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
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Product Announcements

  • Premium Adventure Skottle Grill Kit by Tembo Tusk Premium AdventureSkottle Grill KitThe Tembo Tusk Premium Adventure Skottle Grill Kit has everything you need, Adventure Skottle Grill, MSR DragonFly burner and a sturdy carry bags. Grab your Adventure Skottle Kit, a few favorite outdoor cooking recipes, your food and head out on your next adventure. The Adventure Skottle is a smaller version of the Skottle, so now you can take the Adventure Skottle on canoe or fishing trips, a day at the park and anywhere when storage is tight. Can you imagine grilling today’s catch of the day on a river bank or making fiestas after a day of hiking in the park. The Premium Adventure Skottle is the next outdoor cooking utensil you will need ...
    Posted Oct 16, 2017, 2:49 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Tembo Tusk Camp Table Kit Tembo Tusk Camp Table KitThe Tembo Tusk Camp Table Kit is the Camp Table and the Camp Table Bag combined for purchasing both products at the same time. Purchasing this kit with both products is a great savings of $45.00. The convenience of a beautiful camp table and having a sturdy carry bag and the savings to have both, only makes this kit a must have.The Tembo Tusk Camp Table  are great for any outdoor activity. The possibilities are numerous from a workstation, fine dining area, to a food prep area for an outdoor kitchen. This table is a go anywhere table. It is easy to put up, take down and stores in a small flat space ...
    Posted Oct 10, 2017, 3:48 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Hunting Base Camp Gear - Fall of 2017 Hunting Base Camp GearWe at ORCCGear.com are excited to announce a New Category to our product line mix!       Hunting Base Camp Gear:Hunt | Blind Furniture - The right type of furniture needed for Base Camp or in your Hunting Blind.Hunting Bedding - Nobody said, we had to rough it. Get a well deserved night of sleep.Hunting Blinds - Stay concealed, Camouflaged and close to your prey.Hunting Tents - The ideal Hunting Tents for shelter needed in the backwoods.Check Out All These New Products on ORCCGear.com !2017 - ORCCGEAR.com Online Store is still in its infancy, however we continue to thrive. We have learned so much in the past four years. Building an online store is an everyday ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2017, 8:14 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • First Day of Fall - September 22nd, 2017 Wishing  All Our Customers and Members A Happy Fall Camping Season!It's Family Time Around the Campfire Cool Nights, Roasting Marshmallows, Hot Coffee|Chocolate Drinks"One of the Best Seasons for Camping" Gather up the Family, Kids and GrandchildrenMake Great Memories, Your Family will Share Years from Now!Really Do It Now!Take Advantage of the Time You Have with Your Family,~ In A Blink of an Eye ~ They will be Older and so will you, Wishing You went Camping Together!Good Times, Take Plenty of Pictures and Videos to share!ORCCGear.com"Quality Gear for the Outdoor Enthusiast"
    Posted Sep 16, 2017, 12:38 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Camco Wave Catalytic Safety Heaters Camco Wave 6 Catalytic Safety HeatersThe Camco Wave-6 Catalytic Safety Heater is an ideal primary or secondary heating source. It produces enough heat to warm 230 square feet of space. The heater operates on low pressure gas and can be wall mounted or used as a portable unit. It is equipped with a 100% safety shut-off valve to prevent accidental non-ignitions fuel discharge. The built-in automatic Piezo electric sparker will last for 20,000 starts. There is no electrical drain or battery connection. The Wave-6 is adjustable from 3200 to 6000 BTU/hr. Catalytic heating is 99.98% efficient (flame type heaters waste up to 45% of all heat produced), resulting in a more ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2017, 9:27 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Compression|Stuff|Dry Bags ALPS Mountaineering Compression Stuff SacksThe ALPS Mountaineering ALPS Mountaineering Compression Stuff Sacks is a high quality stuff sack for your sleeping bag or for storing other items in your pack. These Compression Stuff Sacks will perform to the highest standards, time and time again, on all your treks. Each CSS comes equipped with a zippered pocket on the top lid to keep small items separate and easy to get to. The straps connect the bottom and top lid so you can cinch down the top as much, or as little as you need to adjust the length depending on what you are carrying on each trip. Available in four sizes!     Available Now: LinkALPS Mountaineering Cyclone Stuff SacksThe ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2017, 2:45 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Kodiak Canvas ORCCGear.com - Kodiak Canvas Truck Tent The Kodiak Canvas Truck Tent 8 ft. bed length fits Full-Sized and Long Bed Trucks. Dimensions are determined by measuring inside the truck bed with tailgate up. The following trucks will fit this model: Ford F Series, Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra, Dodge Ram, Toyota Tundra, Nissan Titan. Made with Hydra-Shied 100% cotton duck canvas that is durable, watertight, and breathable. Our unique clamp-on rail design offers an easy and secure set up. Features five windows with no-see-um mesh, for ventilation, light, and openness. Has a cab access window. You can run a power cord from your cab to power your appliances.  With its sturdy steel frame, shock-corded fiberglass ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 8:21 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Kodiak Canvas Swag Tent  Kodiak Canvas Swag TentThe Kodiak Canvas Swag Tent was born in the Australian Outback. The Swag Tent is a highly versatile, one-person, portable, sleep system. It is an advanced evolution of the traditional bedroll. Add a blanket or sleeping bag, and you have all you need to bed down. Unroll and set it up in a matter of minutes. It is six feet eight inches long and nearly three feet wide, providing a roomy sleeping space even for big guys. Use it on the ground, in the bed of a pickup, or with a compatible 85” x 40” cot. It’s made with premium-grade, Hydra-Shield™, 100% cotton duck canvas. The tight weave and silicone finish ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2017, 2:55 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Wavian 20L Jerry Can System @ ORCCGear.com Wavian Jerry Fuel CansDon't Forget Extra Fuel, Your Going to Want to Get There and Back!Wavian 20L Jerry Cans System (with EPA/CARB Spout and Unleaded Auto Filler Adapter). These Jerry Cans are the original NATO Military Jerry Cans. Jerry Can is one of the world’s most timeless designs, offering extreme durability and longevity in a simple, proven compact construction. A true ‘classic’ in both function and form, these Jerry Cans are based on the original, iconic design and then improved with modern safety features and updated construction methods. All fuel cans have been built to the highest standards, complying with the latest regulations concerning transportation and storage of fuels. With our high-quality, well-made ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2017, 2:49 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Kamp Rite Kids Tent Cot | ORCCGear.com Kamp Rite Kids Tent CotIt's Time To Get The Kiddies Out Camping! The Kamp Rite Kids Tent Cot is modeled around the concept of the Original Tent Cot, the Kid’s Tent Cot with Rain Fly is a great addition to family camping gear. Extremely versatile, the Kid’s Tent Cot provides protection at the beach from sand and sun, and the “no-see-um” netting on each of the 4 tent openings offers protection from bothersome insects. Just like the larger versionsof Kamp-Rite’s Tent Cots, the Kid’s Tent Cot converts to a lounge chair or sleeping cot in seconds, while the 4 sturdy support legs provide greater stability and entry from all ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 10:46 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • CAMCO - Products CAMCOPropane Camp Heaters & CampfiresThe Camco Big Red Campfire allows you to take your campfire with you. No mess, no ash and no need to gather firewood--you can have a campfire wherever you go. The compact, portable campfire is great for campsites with restrictions against in-ground fires. Take it tailgating or put it on a patio. Its size is convenient for wherever you need a fire. Realistic log piece and full 9-1/2" diameter ring burner help create the natural look and ambiance of wood-burning campfires. Its sturdy lid and security latches make it safe and easy to transport. The campfire includes a 10' propane hose for use with standard LP gas cylinders. The fire ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 2:51 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • New Product - Overland Solar Panels & Chargers Overland SolarPanels & Chargers28 Watt, 60 Watt, 90 Watt, 150 Watt KitsNot All Solar is Created Equal! There are many types and brands on the market to choose from, some at much lower or higher costs. Ultimately, the value of a system is only measured by the amps into your battery. With the most efficient and shade-resistant cells on the market combined with our high-quality charge controller and wiring, our systems offer the best value - more power, smaller size, and longest life. In fact, we guarantee that our system will outperform any equivalent system on the market or your money back. Additional Information: Solar | Portable Solar Charging SystemsAvailable Now @ ORCCGear.com
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 12:41 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • ALPS Ready Lite Camp Furniture ORCCGear.com Is constantly looking for New Quality Products, to make your Outdoor Adventures Safe and Comfortable!Ready Lite Low ChairThe ALPS Mountaineering Ready Lite Low Chair is stable, lightweight, comfortable and portable. Whether you’re headed to a concert, beach, on a canoe trip or a backpacking excursion there is sure to be room to bring along this low profile chair. This low-profile chair provides hours of comfort and strength you want in a chair. The Ready Lite Low Chair features 420D rip stop fabric and a durable 7000 series aluminum frame that folds down to fit into a 7 x 15 x 4 inch carry bag. Despite weighing less than 2.5 pounds, the Ready Lite ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 11:48 AM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • NEW Alps Mountaineering BackPacks Alps Mountaineering BackpacksInternal Frame & External Frame2017 New Backpack Designs and CapacityInternal Frame Backpack Category LinkExternal Frame Backpack Category Link                                                       Find The Right Backpack for Your Type of Outdoor Experience!                                                                 Available Now at ORCCGear.com
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 12:44 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • NEW Products ALPS Mountaineering - Day PacksThe Day Pack is just right for a full day or overnight hiking, cycling or skiing adventures. These packs are a necessity for carrying the essential gear needed for your outdoor adventures.Additional Information:  Day Pack Category Link ORCCGear.com
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 12:51 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
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    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 1:02 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
  • Volt Resistance Gen III VOLT Indoor Outdoor Heated Slippers                            Volt Resistance Gen III                    Indoor Outdoor Heated SlippersThe Volt Resistance Gen III VOLT Indoor Outdoor Heated Slippers will rejuvenate numb toes and cold, tired feet with rechargeable heated slippers. Powered by lightweight but powerful Lithium-ion battery packs that provide hours of soothing warmth. Great for about the house but equally as functional outside in the cold. 3V heating technology is durable and provides instant heat helping to stimulate blood flow and chase away the cold. Each battery includes 4 power level settings and a wireless remote control so you can select your desired level of heat output.                                                   "Keep those Tootsies Warm and Toasty at the Campsite"                                                                          Additional Information: ORCCGEAR.com
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 1:04 PM by ORCC Off Road Camping Club
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