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Ft. Bridger's "Camping Like it's 1859"

Where: Ft. Bridger Historic Site, 37000 I-80 Business Loop, Ft. Bridger, WY 82933
Event Details:

Learn about the charms and challenges of surviving during the mid-1800s at Fort Bridger’s “Camping Like it’s 1859” program. Camp at Fort Bridger up to three consecutive nights from July 26 through August 11 for a historical camping trip at Fort Bridger. The trip includes one tent of your choice, cots, cookware, games, historical recipes and ideas for historical games. The cost is $59 per night. This program is inspired by a book written by Randolph Macy and published in 1859 called “The Prairie Traveler.” It was a guidebook for travelers across the West at the time filled with advice on camping, cooking, hunting, survival, etc. For information or to register, call 307-782-3842 or contact lisa.carter@wyo.gov to make a reservation. Hurry before the camp fills up!

Dates: Friday, July 26, 2019 - Sunday, August 11, 2019