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Green Mountain Falls

Sierra Madre

(nr Encampment WY) Sierra Madre is the mountain range just west of the small town of Encampment. I had read about a nice trail going up to a waterfall in the mountains. A hike through the forest sounded good. So, off I went. Green Mountain Falls Info indicated 1.7mi one-way from the parking area to […]

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Encampment Museum

Grand Encampment

(Encampment WY) A wonderful find was the Grand Encampment Museum, with exhibits of historic artifacts, photographs, and displays. Also, a gift shop, research library, and re-created town square. Events during the summer season included Woodchoppers Jamboree, Cowboy Poet Gathering, Quilters Meet, Mountain Man Rendezvous, and Living History Day. I was there on Living History Day […]

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Encampment Rendezvous

Mountain Man Rendezvous

(Encampment WY) A mountain man rendezvous, by the Sierra Madre Muzzleloaders, fulfilled something I had long hoped to see. During the early 1800s, trappers and natives would gather together to sell their bounty, and trade for supplies they needed. This small gathering, near where an actual one would have occurred, was recommended by an RVing […]

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