(See Trek Schedule for locations and dates)
This event is open to all who wish to participate: descendants, history buffs, youth groups, individuals, families, scout and school groups. Volunteer opportunities abound for those who would like to be involved in other ways than hiking the trail. See Application to March and Volunteer
Visit our camp and evening campfire programs (open to all - free of charge)
March Part or All of the Mormon Battalion Trail
Period clothing is strongly suggested, but not required. See the Reenactor Information for clothing suggestions.
Join in the evening firesides & experience reenactor’s camp life or choose to stay in the modern section of the camp.
Equipment, camping/hotel arrangements, transportation, and meals will be your responsibility.
Refer to our Trek Schedule for specific locations and dates
March & Camp With Colonel Cooke’s Cadre
Limit: 10 people per day
Cadre participants should dress in period clothing. They will be issued a period authentic 1847 army pack, uniform accessories, a replica (non-firing) musket and ammo pouch for use on the day’s march.
Pitch and sleep in a replica 1847 Mexican- American War tent in the reenactor’s camp area.
Cook your meals as a tent group with equipment provided from the supply wagon.
Participants in this honorary corps will receive a special recognition momento.
You provide water canteen, blanket and/or sleepingbag depending upon how “authentic” you want to be.
There will be separate tents for males and females unless they are family members.
Join the Ranks as a VIRTUAL VIP
Watch for details of how you can participate online as a Virtual VIP.
Even those who hike the actual trail will be intrigued with the possibility of extending their living history experience through the wonders of Virtual VIP access.
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