!!! Public is Welcome !!!
!!! Free !!!
Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous

Starts on the Second Sunday of June

A re-enactment of the Mountain Man Era, Pre-1840, on the Santa Fe Trail

Hosted by: NRA Whittington Center
6,800 Ft. Elevation With Tall Pines,
High Grassy Meadows & a Cool Stream

NRA & NMLRA Membership not required
Map of the Santa Fe Trail
See the 2021 Flyer

Open Iron Sights
Patched Round Ball

Period dress highly encourged, but not required

Daily Rifle & Pistol Matches
      Novelty & Paper
Smooth Bore Matches
Clay Birds
Primitive Archery Matches
Trail Walk
      Rifle, Smooth Bore & PrimitiveArchery
      Knife & Hawk, Pistol
Quail Walk: Shotgun or Smooth Bore
Knife & Hawk Walk
Mountain Man & Mountain Mama Run
Team Events:
      Survival Walk
      Knife & Hawk Walk
      Mountain Man Run
Aggregates for the week for various events
Junior Events
  • Period Dress Contest
  • Authentic Cooking Contest
  • Primitive Camp Contest
  • Jug Contest
  • Dessert Cooking Contest
  • Ma & Pa Egg Cooking Contest

Traders Row:
  • Much Good Plunder
  • Fancy Gee Gaws
  • Abundant Fu Fa Ra

Prizes include: Rifles, Pistols, Camp Furniture, Cast Iron, Plunder, and Trader's Bucks!!!
  • Pre-1840 Primitive Camp
  • Separate Rowdy Camp
  • Tin tipi camp close by
    Generators allowed 8am-6pm
  • Separate modern tent area
Water & Firewood Provided
Leashed dogs are welcome
(Owners must immediately pick up droppings)
Map to the rendezvous.
Click on map for printable version.
On "Google Earth" enter
36 51.63' N, 104 33.08' W
in the search box and it will take you right to the middle of Trader's Row.

Sponsored by
Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous Association, Inc. Southeast Colorado Council of Buckskinners

See our photo albums from past years.

Photos Medallions from past years.
Fire Starting Contest Dog Soldiers
People Camps
Shootin' Kids
2004 Camp
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