To register to attend the 2016

Encampment, become

a member of the

Death Valley '49ers.

Visit our Membership

Page to JOIN NOW.


Encampment Program

2015 Example

Down the Trail


General Meeting


Saturday, September 17th, 2:00pm

Heritage Inn

Ridgecrest, CA

~ ~Over Herd~ ~



"Death Valley - A Winter's Journey"

by Jackie Keller

Available Now!

The Water Hole


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We look forward to seeing everyone this November!

Death Valley '49ers Encampment
November 9th-13th, 2016


Welcome to the home of the annual Death Valley '49ers Encampment. Membership to the Death Valley '49ers gives you access to all of our Encampment activities and many other benefits! Individual memberships are just $25 and family memberships, including children under 18, are just $40!  Join or Renew Now to reserve your spot for the 2016 Encampment!

Encampment events begin Wednesday and run until Sunday.  These five days are filled with events including old-time and western-style music, an Invitational Western Art Show, craft shows, golf tournament, wheelbarrow race, a pioneer costume contest, 4X4 tours, wagon train and horse parades, community breakfasts and our Worlds Lowest 1849 Poker Tournament.


From Our President