Locations Day-By-Day


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Date Night Camp Location (closest town shown) Cooke's Cadre
Openings
Reg. Battalion
Openings
Encampment
Openings
Thu  03-Jul Thayer, IA - Mt. Pisgah (by invitation only - training & prep) 0 0 0
Fri  04-Jul Thayer, IA - Mt. Pisgah (no hiking this day) 10 100 100
Sat  05-Jul Creston, IA (North of Creston) 10 100 50
Sun  06-Jul Creston, IA (Sunday Layover) 10 50 15
Mon  07-Jul SE of Fontanelle, IA 10 50 15
Tue  08-Jul SW of Massena, IA 10 50 25
Wed  09-Jul Lewiston, IA (Cold Springs Co Park) 10 50 50
Thu  10-Jul Macedonia, IA (Old Town County Park) 10 100 100
Fri  11-Jul Macedonia, IA (Old Town County Park) 10 100 100
Sat  12-Jul Council Bluffs, IA (Manawa State Park All MODERN campers must reserve with State Park directly) 10 15 15
Sun  13-Jul Council Bluffs, IA (Layover & events in area) 10 15 15
Mon  14-Jul Council Bluffs, IA (Layover & events in area) 0 0 0
Tue  15-Jul Council Bluffs, IA (Layover & events in area) 0 0 0
Wed  16-Jul Council Bluffs, IA (Layover & events in area) 0 0 0
Thu  17-Jul Council Bluffs, IA (Layover & events in area) 0 0 0
Fri  18-Jul Council Bluffs, IA (Period Encampment. MODERN campers must make reservations with Manawa state park directly) 10 50 50
Sat  19-Jul Glenwoood Lake, Glenwood, IA (18 mile hike--Camping: limit 8 trailers so modern campers call before making reservations, unlimited tents) 10 149 100
Sun  20-Jul Glenwood, IA (Sunday Layover) 10 100 100
Mon  21-Jul Bartlett, IA (Forney Lake Wildlife Area) 5 5 5
Tue  22-Jul Wabonsie State Park, IA 10 35 10
Wed  23-Jul Linden, MO 10 50 15
Thu  24-Jul Corning, MO 10 25 25
Fri  25-Jul Council Bluffs, IA (Western Trails Center) 0 0 0
Sat  26-Jul Council Bluffs, IA (Joint Trek and Lewis & Clark Reenactment @ Western Trails Center -- PERIOD DRESS & CAMPING ONLY) 10 24 25
Sun  27-Jul Mound City, MO (Joint Trek and Lewis & Clark Reenactment at Western Trails Center - PERIOD DRESS & CAMPING ONLY. Trek drives back to Mound City, MO late evening to camp.) 10 49 50
Mon  28-Jul Oregon, MO 10 24 25
Tue  29-Jul Amazonia, MO 10 24 25
Wed  30-Jul St. Joseph, MO (Lewis & Clark State Park) 10 24 25
Thu  31-Jul De Kalb, MO (Lewis & Clark State Park) 10 24 25
Fri  01-Aug Weston, MO (Weston State Park Campground) 10 24 25
Sat  02-Aug Leavenworth, KS ( ) 0 0 0
Sun  03-Aug Leavenworth, KS (Sunday Layover - ) 0 0 0
Mon  04-Aug Leavenworth, KS (Layover & research) 0 0 0
Tue  05-Aug Leavenworth, KS (Layover & research) 0 0 0
Wed  06-Aug Leavenworth, KS (Layover & Research) 0 0 0
Thu  07-Aug Leavenworth, MO (Layover & Research) 0 0 0
Fri  08-Aug Weston, MO (No hiking this day: 5pm Campers welcome. 7pm Weston Historical Society Speaker "Weston in 1846" & Kevin Henson talks about Battalion's March through the local area No charge for visitors to the encampment.) 10 88 100
Sat  09-Aug Leavenworth, KS (7am - Begin hiking to Ft. Leavenworth Frontier Army Museum: Events at Museum are as follows: 10am-4pm Living History encampment 6-9:30 pm Seminar re: 1846 Army life & Battalion ) 10 199 0
Sun  10-Aug Ft. Leavenworth, KS (Sunday layover) 10 14 15
Mon  11-Aug Fairmount / Lansing, KS (camping: 23305 147th St., Leavenworth, KS) 10 15 15
Tue  12-Aug Tonganoxie, KS 10 100 50
Wed  13-Aug Eudora, KS (Camping at Eudora City Park) 10 100 50
Thu  14-Aug Willow Springs, KS 10 15 15
Fri  15-Aug Overbrook, KS 10 15 15
Sat  16-Aug Burlingame, KS 10 15 15
Sun  17-Aug Burlingame, KS (Sunday Layover) 10 15 15
Mon  18-Aug Admire, KS (Elm Creek North of Admire) 10 15 15
Tue  19-Aug Council Grove, KS (Council Grove Lake Neosho area Site #5) 10 15 15
Wed  20-Aug Council Grove, KS (Council Grove Lake Neosho area Site #5) 10 30 30
Thu  21-Aug Council Grove, KS (Council Grove Lake Neosho Area Site #5) 10 0 0
Fri  22-Aug Council Grove, KS (Council Grove Lake Neosho Area Site #5) 10 0 0
Sat  23-Aug Council Grove, KS (Council Grove Lake Neosho Area Site #5) 10 0 0
Sun  24-Aug Council Grove, KS (Sunday Layover) 10 0 0
Mon  25-Aug 7 miles North of Canton, KS (McPherson Park, Buffalo Perserve) 10 15 15
Tue  26-Aug McPhearson, KS (McPherson City Park) 10 15 15
Wed  27-Aug West of Windom, KS (Property of Joe Swanson, 1525 31st Road (31st Rd is aka Plum Avenue and CR 109) 3/4 of a mile north of P Rd. (1/4 south of O Rd.) turn to west follow the signs 1/2 mile into property. FIRESIDE FOR WICHITA YOUTH 7:30 pm. Visitors welcome at fireside.) 10 15 15
Thu  28-Aug Lyons, KS 10 15 15
Fri  29-Aug Chase, KS 10 12 15
Sat  30-Aug Great Bend, KS (Barton County Historical Society Museum, 85 S. Hwy 281, SPECIAL PROGRAM 6:30 PM ~OPEN TO THE PUBLIC~NO CHARGE ) 10 25 25
Sun  31-Aug Great Bend, KS (Sunday Layover-Barton County Historical Society Museum, 85 S. Hwy 281) 10 25 25
Mon  01-Sep Pawnee Rock, KS (Property of Doyle Creed. 631 SW 112 AVE. Program at 6:30 p.m.) 10 100 100
Tue  02-Sep Larned, KS (Camp at Larned County Scout Camp) 10 25 25
Wed  03-Sep Larned, KS (Layover - tour historic sites. Camp at Larned County Scout Camp) 10 25 25
Thu  04-Sep Larned, KS (Camp at Larned County Scout Camp) 10 0 0
Fri  05-Sep Kinsley, KS (Camp at 1167 70th Ave. (1.5 miles off Hwy 50) ) 10 0 0
Sat  06-Sep Offerle, KS (Camp at 151 "S" Road) 10 0 0
Sun  07-Sep Offerle, KS (Sunday Layover-Camp at 151 "S" Road) 10 0 0
Mon  08-Sep Ford, KS 10 0 0
Tue  09-Sep Historic Ft. Dodge, KS 10 0 0
Wed  10-Sep Cimarron, KS 10 15 15
Thu  11-Sep Ingalls, KS 10 15 15
Fri  12-Sep Sublette, KS (11 Miles N of Sublette) 10 15 15
Sat  13-Sep Ulysses, KS (15 Mi East of Ulysses) 10 15 15
Sun  14-Sep Ulysses, KS (Sunday Layover) 10 15 15
Mon  15-Sep Ulysses, KS (9 Mi Southeast) 10 15 15
Tue  16-Sep Ulysses, KS (Sand Creek) 10 50 50
Wed  17-Sep Ulysses, KS (Historic Wagon Bed Spring) 10 50 50
Thu  18-Sep Larned, KS (Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous) 0 0 0
Fri  19-Sep Larned, KS (Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous) 0 0 0
Sat  20-Sep Larned, KS (Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous) 0 0 0
Sun  21-Sep Wagonbed Springs, KS (Sunday Layover) 0 0 0
Mon  22-Sep County Road "G", Colorado 10 0 0
Tue  23-Sep Boise City, OK (Castaneda N of Boise City) 10 0 0
Wed  24-Sep South of Black Mesa St. Park, OK (SE of Black Mesa St Park) 10 0 0
Thu  25-Sep Kiowa Grasslands, NM 10 0 0
Fri  26-Sep Grenville, NM (SE) 10 0 0
Sat  27-Sep Faye Gaynes, 25 miles Northeast of Springer, NM 10 15 15
Sun  28-Sep Faye Gaynes, 25 miles Northeast of Springer, NM (Sunday Layover) 10 15 15
Mon  29-Sep Bob Gillespie Ranch, 12 miles East of Springer, NM (Fireside program will be held at 6:30 p.m.- PUBLIC WELCOME) 10 25 25
Tue  30-Sep Ocate Creek Crossing, NM 10 15 15
Wed  01-Oct Wagon Mound, NM 10 15 15
Thu  02-Oct Watrous, NM 10 15 15
Fri  03-Oct Santa Fe , NM (Participants join Trek @ Noon) (Rancho de las Golondrinas Harvest Festival Event - Trek travels in the morning. PERIOD AUTHENTIC DRESS & CAMPING ONLY. Participants will join us in the evening to set up camp) 10 10 10
Sat  04-Oct Santa Fe, NM (Rancho de las Golondrinas Harvest Festival Event - PERIOD AUTHENTIC DRESS & CAMPING ONLY) 10 10 10
Sun  05-Oct Watrous, NM (Drive back to Watrous) 0 0 0
Mon  06-Oct Las Vegas, NM 9 15 15
Tue  07-Oct Tecolate, NM 10 15 15
Wed  08-Oct Santa Fe (Santa Fe LDS Stake Center) 0 0 0
Thu  09-Oct Santa Fe, NM (Santa Fe LDS Stake Center) 10 15 0
Fri  10-Oct Santa Fe, NM (Santa Fe LDS Stake Center) 10 25 0
Sat  11-Oct Santa Fe, NM (Mormon Battalion Reenactment Activity, Join the reenactors at the Santa Fe Stake Center, Outside Camp Area, for Dinner at 5:00 p.m. and a short program at 6:00, Families please bring plates, utensils, cups, chairs or blankets and a dessert to share.) 10 99 0
Sun  12-Oct Santa Fe, NM 0 0 0
Mon  13-Oct Santa Fe, NM 0 0 0
Tue  14-Oct Los Cerrillos, NM 10 15 15
Wed  15-Oct Pueblo San Felipe, NM 0 0 0
Thu  16-Oct Pueblo San Felipe, NM 0 0 0
Fri  17-Oct Alameda, NM 0 0 0
Sat  18-Oct Albuquerque, NM (8AM Hike east side Rio Grande Bosque to Old Town. Begins @ open space parking lot on Alameda Blvd. Shorter routes-Contact nmcompanyusmb@comcast.net. 3PM Albuquerque Museum: Speakers on Battalion and Santa Fe 1846 History. Seminar free to public. ) 10 185 0
Sun  19-Oct Albuquerque, NM (7 PM Fireside at the Montano LDS Chapel-corner of Montano & Guadalupe Trail. Public Welcome) 10 15 15
Mon  20-Oct Los Lunas, NM 10 15 15
Tue  21-Oct Belen, NM 10 15 15
Wed  22-Oct Bernardo, NM (Rio Puerco Bridge) 10 15 15
Thu  23-Oct Polvadera, NM 10 15 15
Fri  24-Oct Socorro, NM 10 15 15
Sat  25-Oct Socorro, NM (Research) 0 0 0
Sun  26-Oct Socorro, NM (Sunday Layover) 0 0 0
Mon  27-Oct Socorro, NM (Research) 0 0 0
Tue  28-Oct San Antonio, NM 10 15 15
Wed  29-Oct Black Mesa, NM 10 15 15
Thu  30-Oct Ft. Craig, NM 10 15 15
Fri  31-Oct Fort Craig, NM 10 0 0
Sat  01-Nov Fort Craig, NM 10 0 0
Sun  02-Nov Fort Craig, NM (Sunday Layover) 10 0 0
Mon  03-Nov North of Elephant Butte State Park, NM (Nogal Canyon) 10 0 0
Tue  04-Nov North of Elephant Butte State Park, NM (Upper Narrows Campground) 10 0 0
Wed  05-Nov Elephant Butte State Park Campground (Monticello South Campground) 10 0 0
Thu  06-Nov Caballo State Park 10 15 0
Fri  07-Nov Cabello State Park 7 0 0
Sat  08-Nov Cabello State Park 10 0 0
Sun  09-Nov Cabello State Park (Sunday Layover) 10 0 0
Mon  10-Nov Hatch, NM west of Hatch (Foster) 10 15 15
Tue  11-Nov Hatch, NM southwest of Hatch (Macho Spring/White ox Creek Camp) 9 5 15
Wed  12-Nov Deming, NM (Cooke) 10 15 0
Thu  13-Nov Deming, NM (Cooke's Spring - layover) 10 0 0
Fri  14-Nov Deming, NM (Mimbre) 10 15 0
Sat  15-Nov Deming, NM northwest ((Ocho de Vaca) Cow Springs) 10 50 50
Sun  16-Nov Ocho de Vaca - Cow Springs (Sunday Layover) 10 50 50
Mon  17-Nov Cow Springs Ranch (Walking to Soldier's Farewell) 10 0 0
Tue  18-Nov Playas, NM northeast of Playas 10 0 0
Wed  19-Nov Playas Dry Lake, NM southwest of Playas 10 0 0
Thu  20-Nov Playas, NM (Make up Day) 0 0 0
Fri  21-Nov Animas Valley, NM (Double Adobe Creek) 10 27 35
Sat  22-Nov Animas Valley, NM (Bercham Draw) 10 42 35
Sun  23-Nov Animas Valley, NM (Sunday Layover) 0 0 0
Mon  24-Nov Douglas, AZ (Twin Buttes RV Park) 0 0 0
Tue  25-Nov Douglas, AZ (Twin Buttes RV Park) 0 0 0
Wed  26-Nov Douglas, AZ 0 0 0
Thu  27-Nov Douglas, AZ 0 0 0
Fri  28-Nov Douglas, AZ 0 0 0
Sat  29-Nov Douglas, AZ 0 0 0
Sun  30-Nov Douglas, AZ (Sunday Layover) 0 0 0
Mon  01-Dec Douglas, AZ (West Paul Mine) 0 0 0
Tue  02-Dec Naco, AZ 10 35 0
Wed  03-Dec Hereford, AZ 10 0 0
Thu  04-Dec Charleston, AZ 10 0 0
Fri  05-Dec Old Fairbanks (Battle of the Bulls Location) 10 50 50
Sat  06-Dec St. David, AZ (7am: hike from Old Fairbanks Parking Lot to Gay Property @ St. David ~10 miles 7pm @ St. David School Lansing Auditorium Free Presentation "Mormon Battalion Route through Cochise County") 10 89 98
Sun  07-Dec St. David, AZ (7pm Fireside St. David Chapel) 10 0 0
Mon  08-Dec Benson, AZ 10 35 0
Tue  09-Dec Mescal Arroyo, AZ 10 0 0
Wed  10-Dec Double V Scout Ranch 10 0 0
Thu  11-Dec Tucson, AZ (Double V Scout Ranch) 10 10 10
Fri  12-Dec Double V Scout Ranch, Tucson, AZ (ENCAMPMENT only: No reservations required -- cost $2/person payable upon arrival. Participant Waiver forms @ http://www.battaliontrek.com/application_success.php. Camp open 5pm. Campfire program 7pm.West on Ajo Rd, Right on Kinney-Double V ¼ mile on righ) 10 50 100
Sat  13-Dec Tucson, AZ (Dayhike: reservations online. 7:30 am Santa Cruz Riverfront Trail. Begin N. Bonita & Congress St walking N to Columbus Park. **5-9pm El Presidio San Agustin del Tucson hosts Battalion Reenactors. Living History Demos & Battalion Presentations) 10 135 93
Sun  14-Dec Tucson, AZ (6:30 pm Fireside -- Public welcome. Tucson LDS Stake Center, 105 N. Norton, Tucson.) 9 0 0
Mon  15-Dec Marana, AZ 0 25 0
Tue  16-Dec Picacho St. Park, AZ 10 15 0
Wed  17-Dec SE of Sacaton, AZ (Signal Mountain Camp) 10 10 0
Thu  18-Dec Sacaton, AZ 10 10 10
Fri  19-Dec Sacaton, AZ 10 10 10
Sat  20-Dec Sacaton, AZ 10 30 0
Sun  21-Dec Sacaton, AZ (Sunday Layover) 0 0 0
Mon  22-Dec Maricopa, AZ 10 15 0
Tue  23-Dec NW of Maricopa, AZ 0 0 0
Wed  24-Dec Maricopa, AZ Northwest of Maricopa (Makeup Day) 0 0 0
Thu  25-Dec Christmas Camp is 20 miles west of Maricopa, AZ (6:30pm Trek joins Annual Campire Program by Mesa MB Assoc.Carpool please.Take Rte 238 in Maricopa W to Mile Marker 26; turn right at gate & signs; 2 miles to corrals, camp to left of buffalo sign) 1 9 10
Fri  26-Dec Gila Bend Painted Rock Petroglyph BLM Park (Exit Interstate 8 at Painted Rock Dam Road (Exit 102) approximately 12.5 miles west of Gila Bend. Travel north on Painted Rock Dam Road (paved) 10.7 miles to Rocky Point Road (unpaved). ) 0 31 35
Sat  27-Dec Gila Bend, AZ (Oatman Flat) 1 8 25
Sun  28-Dec Gila Bend, AZ (Sunday Layover Camp will be at Oatman Flat) 1 21 25
Mon  29-Dec Gila Bend, west ~ 30 miles (East of Sears Pointe) 10 12 15
Tue  30-Dec East of Dateland ("The Lagoon") 10 12 15
Wed  31-Dec Dateland, AZ 7 25 0
Thu  01-Jan Tacna, AZ ~15 miles east (San Cristobal Valley) 10 0 0
Fri  02-Jan Tacna, AZ 10 0 0
Sat  03-Jan Wellton, AZ (Butterfield Park) 10 0 0
Sun  04-Jan Yuma, AZ ( 6 pm Fireside LDS Church at 2895 South 8th Ave) 10 0 0
Mon  05-Jan Yuma, AZ ~15 miles east of Yuma (Adair Ranges) 10 95 100
Tue  06-Jan Yuma, AZ Adair Ranges (make up day) 10 100 100
Wed  07-Jan Yuma, AZ 10 100 75
Thu  08-Jan Yuma, AZ (make up day) 10 100 75
Fri  09-Jan Yuma, AZ/Calexico, CA (In Yuma, breakfast at the West Wetlands Park/Mormon Battalion Monument Site 8:00 a.m. Entry by way of 12th Ave. and 22nd Ave. In Calexico, overnight Hike Event with El Centro Scouts--27th Annual Battalion Commemorative Hike) 0 0 0
Sat  10-Jan Yuma, AZ (Events in Yuma no hiking) 10 75 75
Sun  11-Jan Yuma, AZ (7 pm Youth Fireside at the LDS Stake Center (4300 West 16th Street)) 10 75 75
Mon  12-Jan Cuervos, Baha, Mexico (Location of Cooke's Well) 0 0 0
Tue  13-Jan Mexicali, Baha Mexico (Republic of Mexico) 0 0 0
Wed  14-Jan Calexico, CA (Fireside at El Centro Stake Center located at Ross Ave. and 8th Street event begins at 6:30 p.m.) 0 0 0
Thu  15-Jan El Centro , CA (Country Living RV Park) 1 0 1
Fri  16-Jan Carrizo Creek 0 -1 0
Sat  17-Jan 10 miles SE of Julian, CA (Anza Borrego State Park; hike from Carrizo Creek to Vallecito County Park; encampment at Jenson's property in Mason Valley about 5 miles further on) 10 49 50
Sun  18-Jan Sunday Layover Jenson Ranch. 33633 Great Southern Overland Stage Rd, Julian, CA (Church in Julian, CA) 10 49 50
Mon  19-Jan Mason Valley (hike 5 miles Camp at Jensons 33633 Great Southern Overland Stage Rd, Julian, CA) 10 49 50
Tue  20-Jan Anza Borrego State Park (Box Canyon) 9 0 0
Wed  21-Jan Warner (Encampment at Warner's Valley; Vista Irrigation District Property (hiker and camper opportunities available)) 10 249 75
Thu  22-Jan Aguanga, CA (Rancho California Resort Space #577 SPECIAL PRESENTATION 7PM @ Office/Registration Bldg.) 0 0 0
Fri  23-Jan Temecula, CA (Camp at Historic Vail Ranch Hdqtrs, Intersection of Temecula Prkwy (Hwy 79 S) and Redhawk Prkwy) 10 100 100
Sat  24-Jan Temecula, CA; 1 to 9 pm. at Little Temecula History Center in the Red Barn west of Kohl’s on the southeast corner of Redhawk and Temecula Parkways (Free and Open to the Public. 1 to 5 pm - Visit the Reenactors encampment. 7 to 9 pm - Presentations by Kevin Henson and local historians about the Mormon Battalion. Contact Rebecca Farnbach at 951-699-5148 for more info.) 10 100 100
Sun  25-Jan Temecula, CA (Sunday Layover) 10 0 0
Mon  26-Jan Temecula, CA 10 0 0
Tue  27-Jan San Diego, CA (Trek reenactors encamped at Balboa Scout Camp. Camps 6 and 7 are reserved for Trek use and can accomodate 50 people. $3/person/night to camp with Trek payable upon arrival. Visitors are welcome in camp until 9 PM. Gates are locked at 10:00 PM.) 10 0 0
Wed  28-Jan San Diego, CA (Encampment at Balboa Scout Camp. Camping fee: $3/person/night payable upon arrival. ) 10 0 0
Thu  29-Jan San Diego, CA (Trekkers will hike to Old Town arriving at approx. 3:30 pm. Camping at Balboa Scout Camp. Fee is $3/person/day payable upon arrival. Due to the difficulty of coordinating large groups of hikers in an urban area we will not have a day hike into San Diego. Please join us at Anza Borrego State Park. ) 10 0 0
Fri  30-Jan San Diego, CA. (Fri am: Short 5 mile hike from Mission to Old Town State Park. Encampment at Balboa Scout Camp. $3/person/night payable upon arrival at camp. The California Pioneer Heritage Foundation willbe hosting a Mormon Battalion Symposium from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 4195 Camino Del Rio, San Diego, CA. ) 10 0 0
Sat  31-Jan Old Town State Park San Diego, CA. (10AM TO 4PM: Old Town San Diego State Park Battalion Heritage Day event. No charge to attend or hike in parade. *Anyone wishing to hike in the parade should arrive @ Old Town for registration at 9:00 am (Richard and Eva Peterson are in charge of this event 858-200-5034.) *Battalion Trek reenactors will have period tents set up with periodic presentations about their recent 2,000 mile trek SATURDAY EVENING: Public welcome to the Trek's camp at Balboa Scout Camp. Fee to camp is $3/person/night payable upon arrival. We hope you can all join us.) 10 149 50
Sun  01-Feb San Diego, CA. (Everyone Invited-Evening Fireside 7:00 p.m. at the San Diego Stake Center, 4195 Camino del Rio South ) 10 0 0
Tue  03-Feb San Diego, CA. (Day off) 10 0 0
Wed  04-Feb Leave for Los Angeles, CA. 0 0 0

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