2018 Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous
The Annua Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous will be held on June 10-16, 2018 at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, New Mexico. NOTE: THIS YEAR’S EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO FIRE CONDITIONS.Experience re-creation of the pre-1840s mountain man fur trade era on the Santa Fe Trail. Primitive dress is required in camp after 6:00 pm. Leashed dogs allowed. (clean-up required).
Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous
Free Admission – Public is Welcome
Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous Events
Shooting Events: Prizes include: Rifles, Pistols, Camp Furniture, Cast Iron, Plunder, and Trader’s Bucks!!!
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.
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
Camping & Shooting Fees
Primitive (Pre-1840s) and Tin Tipi Camp sites available. Outhouses and Water available. Open fires will not be allowed if there is a fire ban. (Propane fires only)
Adults: $45.00; ($30 goeest to NRA Whitting Center)
Juniors: (12-15 yrs) $10.00;
Maximum cost of $90 for immediate family. (Parents or Grandparents with children 15 years and younger.)
Daily Walk-in: Competitors Fee $10.00
Trader: No additional fees
Medallions: $10.00 each (includes 2 raffle tickets)
Pre-1840 Primitive Camp / Separate Rowdy Camp
Tin tipi camp close by
Generators alllowed 8am-6pm
Separate modern tent area
Water & Firewood Provided
Leashed dogs are welcome (Owners must immediately pick up droppings)
Google Map Link for GPS/Driving Instructions
Long/Lat: 36°51’58.4″N 104°31’54.8″W
Directions: Take exit 450 off of I-25, on the southside of Raton, and take Highway 555, 5.5 miles to gate on the left side of the road.
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the Annual Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous in Raton, New Mexico.
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