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70th Anniversary of the Wagon Train

June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Highway 50 Wagon Train will once again traverse the Sierra this week, just as the pioneers of the 1800s once did. People seeking riches headed west after gold was discovered near Placerville in 1849, but their routes were varied as very few had traveled that direction before them.

Saturday, June 1 – 6 pm Rendezvous – Dinner, Registration & Information Sharing at Round Hill

Sunday, June 2 – Round Hill to Amacker Ranch in Meyers

Monday, June 3, – Amacker Ranch to Tamarack Pines Cutoff – Overnight near the top of Echo Summit

Tuesday, June 4 – Tamarack Pines Cutoff to Kyburz – Down from the Summit, past Horsetail Falls and Lover’s Leap

Wednesday, June 5 – From Kyburz to Fresh Pond – A full day in the American River Canyon

Thursday, June 6 – Layover Day with Dinner at Fresh Pond – Association Appreciation Gathering and the Joe Campbell Award

Friday, June 7 – Fresh Pond to Pollock Pines – Pollock Pines Community Center Celebration


June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am
June 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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South Lake Tahoe, CA
south lake tahoe, CA 96150 United States