2019 Woolaroc Fall Mountain Man Encampment
Experience living history the annual Woolaroc Fall Mountain Man Encampment on October 4-5, 2019 at Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve in Bartlesville, Oklahomoa. Nestled near the shore of Crystal Lake, this camp is one of the most beautiful of its kind and is the perfect setting for a weekend of historical retreat. There will be approximately 125 tents and tipis set up for this annual Western heritage event formerly known as the Fall Traders Encampment. Spend the weekend at Woolaroc in Bartlesville and join participants from all over the United States as they recreate the rugged pioneer life of the men and women who trapped and traded throughout 1820s and 1840s-era Indian Territory.
Woolaroc Fall Mountain Man Encampment
Step back in time at the Woolaroc Fall Mountain Man Encampment and observe their lifestyle, learn about their backgrounds and interests, watch their craft demonstrations and check out their wares. The public is invited to browse through the encampment while enjoying food and living history demonstrations.
Hosted by Woolaroc’s Mountain Men, the camp has become a favorite for traders and re-enactors from across the country. The camp will be historically accurate, recreating what a settlement of this type would have looked like in the 1840s. The Trader’s Encampment is open to the public and guests are encouraged to park and walk through the camp. There is no additional admission required; regular admission at the gate includes the Fall Trader’s Camp.
Admission (to Woolaroc, event is free):
Adults – $12
Over 65 – $10
Children 11 and younger are FREE
Public Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Woolaroc Fall Mountain Man Encampment Mini-Gallery
Many of the campers will set up their tents or tipis and have period crafts for the public to view and purchase. The camp also serves as a wonderful educational tool for children to visit and experience the lifestyle of earlier times. Immerse yourself in the lives of pioneer trappers and traders as skilled and costumed re-enactors present live history demonstrations, old-fashioned craft tutorials and a variety of Western goods and wares for sale. Celebrate the Western heritage of the state as you browse the grounds filled with hundreds of tents and teepees while munching on tasty snacks and authentic chuckwagon food.
Also, While on your way to the Woolaroc Fall Mountain Man Encampment, leave a week early and visit the nearby Fur Trade Era Rendezvous Fort Washita Historic Site in Durant, for storytellers in character, re-enactors in Western clothing and lifestyle demonstrations dating back to the mid-1800s.
Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve
1925 Woolaroc Ranch Road
Bartlesville, OK 74005
Woolaroc is located on Oklahoma State Highway 123 a short 12 miles southwest of Bartlesville, Oklahoma and 45 miles north of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
For More Information
Phone: 918-336-0307; Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Schools and Large Groups
For school or large group visits to Woolaroc, call 918-336-0307, ext.14. We will help you schedule your visit, help you with food choices and can discuss special events that you may want to see while your group is visiting Woolaroc.
About Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve
Hidden away in the rugged Osage Hills of Northeastern Oklahoma, Woolaroc was established in 1925 as the ranch retreat of oilman Frank Phillips. The ranch is a 3,700 acre wildlife preserve, home to many species of native and exotic wildlife, such as buffalo, elk and longhorn cattle. Woolaroc is also a museum with an outstanding collection of western art and artifacts, Native American material, one of the finest collections of Colt firearms in the world, and so much more.
With its wildlife preserve, rustic lodge, outstanding museum and rugged natural environment, Woolaroc is a place where you can get back to nature. Woolaroc embodies the natural environment, cultural heritage, history and early values that made America great. It is a diverse and unique experience to be enjoyed by the entire family.
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next annual Woolaroc Fall Mountain Man Encampment in April at Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve in Bartlesville, Oklahomoa.
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