West Forty RV Park

September 18 - Great River Energy Mesabi Trail Tour Series 2021 (Virginia)

Enjoy this unique riding experience on the Mesabi Trail, one of Minnesota's premiere paved bicycle trails. Tour #3 of the three tour series will travel between Olcott Park in Virginia to Hibbing and back during the fall colors. Entry includes a t-shirt, rest stops with food & entertainment, picnic lunch & music at the finish. COVID precautions will be taken. Visit website for more information.


October 1 - 3 - Rock Rash (Gilbert)

West Forty RV Park is proud to serve as the event headquarters for the Rock Heads annual Rock Rash! We love these guys and look forward to this great group every year. Book early and secure your spot!


Mid-October - West Forty RV Park water shut off

We remain open for campers through October 31 and are regularly the last campground in the area to close, but when the weather hits temperatures below 32 degrees consistently or we have a hard/killing frost, we need to turn off water to all campsites. Seasonal campers staying on sites B-1 through B-9 have access to a water hose from the main office building to fill fresh water tanks. All other campers are welcome to fill up their tanks at check-in. Sewer and electric service is unaffected. 


October 21 - 24 - M.E.A. (Minnesota Education Association) weekend

For Minnesotans with kids, this is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year and can be a great time to get out and do some fall riding in Gilbert's OVH park. We will be open with electric and sewer service on all of our drive through sites and have a water filling station at our office to fill fresh water tanks at the time of check-in. 


October 29-31 - West Forty RV Park 2021 final weekend of the season

Weather in Minnesota is very unpredictable, but we plan to be open right up until October 31 (with limited water service) for those who want to get in some late season riding. At the end of this weekend, we change over to our winter RV/camper storage season and close the gates until next year! 



There is always something to do during the camping season in Gilbert or in the other nearby Quad Cities of Eveleth, Mountain Iron or Virginia. As we hear of new popular events, we add them to our online calendar below. If you have an event that you would like posted, please use our Contact Us form to send us more information and include it in our list.

Area Events for 2021

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