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Encampment Program

2016 Example

Down the Trail



November 5th-12th, 2017


General Meeting


September 9th, 2017, 2:00pm

Heritage Inn

Ridgecrest, CA

~ ~Over Herd~ ~


2016 Keepsake

"The Passionate Creation of

the National Park Service"

by Steve Hale


"Death Valley - A Winter's Journey"

by Jackie Keller

Available Now!

The Water Hole


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The Death Valley '49ers Annual Encampment

We look forward to seeing everyone this November!

November 5th-12th, 2017

Encampment events begin Sunday, November 5th and run through Sunday, November 12th, 2017.  This week-long Western heritage festival features old-time and western-style music, our Invitational Western Art Show, craft show, fiddlin' and pickin' contests, golf and horseshoe tournaments, a pioneer costume contest, 4X4 tours, wagon train and horse parades, community breakfasts, and our annual Worlds Lowest 1849 Poker Tournament.

Click the links below or read through our Example Encampment Program to learn more about our Encampment events: