7 th Annual “Days of 49” Wagon Train
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“Days of 49” Wagon Train

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Date: Apr 27 - May 01, 2022
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After a 2 year Covid absence we are reviving the 7th Annual Kit Carson Mountain Men “Days of 49” Wagon Train. Mark your calendars as you will not want to miss all the fun…… April 27 – May 1st, 2022.

More Information: 49erWagonTrain@gmail.com

The 2022 Wagon Train Route

The train will run for 5 days providing the public plenty of opportunity to view the wagons rolling on our beautiful country roads. Below is a brief look at the daily route and activities planned:

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* * * * * * * * * * Wednesday, April 27 * * * * * * * * * *

The Wagon Train journey begins with visiting the town of Plymouth. Catch us on one of the backstreets or as we enjoy a wave to the children at the Plymouth Elementary School before stopping on Main Street. As we depart Plymouth we make a quick drive thru the 49er Village RV Resort.

Approximate Schedule:
  • 10AM - departs for Plymouth
  • 11AM - Main Street in Plymouth, 30 min stop
  • Loops to 49 RV and Resort
  • Return to private encampment

* * * * * * * * * * Thursday, April 28 * * * * * * * * * * *

Departing Plymouth we head to Drytown via private ranch properties. The Wagon Train will stop on Spanish Street in Drytown for a visit and photos, and then head to a nearby ranch for a private encampment.


Approximate Schedule:
  • 9AM - departs private encampment
  • 11AM - Stops in Drytown, on Spanish St., 30 min stop
  • To private Ranch

* * * * * * * * * * Friday, April 29 * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Old Highway 49 will become the Wagon Train route. Amador City is the first stop for a visit with the Wagon Train. Continuing the drive on back roads, the Wagon Train will also stop for a late lunch in Sutter Creek. Our final climb up Sutter Hill ends at the Italian Picnic Grounds. Late afternoon/early evening there will be music, entertainment and a BBQ dinner available.


Approximate Schedule:
  • 9AM - departs for Amador City
  • 11AM - Stops in Amador City, 30 min stop
  • Late Lunch - Stops on Main Street in Sutter Creek, 1 hour stop
  • 3PM - Arrives at Italian Picnic Grounds, Hwy 49, Sutter Hill
    • Visit the Wagon Train Encampment
    • Music by Travelin' Tunes of Jack MaGee
    • BBQ Diner available

* * * * * * * * * * Saturday, April 30 * * * * * * * * * * * *

The Wagon Train begins the morning travelling through beautiful ranch land off Ridge Road. The trip continues with stops at the Kit Carson Mountain Men Hut in Jackson and a visit with residents at Oak Manor Retirement Complex, next to the Amador Senior Center. Tonight’s encampment is at the historic Laughton Ranch, (90 Clinton Road, Jackson, across from Raley’s).

The public is invited to a free, full day of activities at this delightful working ranch. Several living history programs, vendors, entertainment, music and dancing are planned in to the night. A BBQ will be available throughout the day.


Approximate Schedule:
  • 9AM - departs the Italian Picnic Grounds
  • 11:30AM - Stops at Mountain Men Hut (Kennedy Tailing Wheels), 30 min stop
  • Noonish - Procession on Main Street in Jackson (Street open to traffic)
  • 1PM - Stops at Senior Center in Jackson, 30 min stop
  • 2PM - Arrives at Laughton Ranch
  • Noon to 8PM - "Days of 49" Celebration at Laughton Ranch (90 Clinton Rd, across from Raley's)
    • Family fun activities, magic act, living history programs, vendors, entertainment and classic country music by Those Windburn Brothers
    • BBQ Lunch and Diner available

* * * * * * * * * * Sunday, May 1 * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Parade Day! Head to Main Street, Jackson, for the Wagon Train’s “grand finale” with an entertaining parade of performers, riders and local historic groups. The parade concludes with the Kit Carson Mountain Men Wagon Train. The train will stop for about 30 minutes on Main Street to provide parade goers the opportunity to check out the wagons, horses & mules and take photos with the Kit Carson Mountain Men.


Approximate Schedule:
  • 11:00AM - Wagon Train Parade on Main Street Jackson -
  • Wagon Train will stop on Main Street Jackson for 30mins
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