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Hwy 50 Wagon Train rolls through South Lake Tahoe June 1-2

Posted on May 31, 2013
Filed Under South Tahoe Events

Talk about keeping it real. The 63rd annual Highway 50 Wagon Train rides through South Lake Tahoe Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, 2013.

Sunday they’re riding from Zephyr Cove, Nevada to Amacker Ranch in Meyers (a South Lake Tahoe hamlet), California.

Would you like to ride in a wagon?

Here’s how to qualify.

  • Any experienced rider who owns a horse or borrows one.
  • Any experienced teamster with a Team and Wagon or Buggy (must be an authentic replica – no rubber tires or plastic.)
  • Anyone wishing to ride in a wagon as a passenger and willing to dress in period attire.

June 1 and 2, 2013

Take a step back through time and relive the adventures and rigors of the early pioneers as they forged their way west with this historical reenactment of the “Great Western Migration.”  Here’s the schedule for the South Lake Tahoe wagon train events only.

Saturday, June 1

Rendezvous and Registration & Kickoff Dinner
Zephyr Cove, Nevada

Sunday, June 2

Zephyr Cove, Nevada to Amacker Ranch, Meyers, California
BBQ & Entertainment for Participants

Monday, June 3

Amacker Ranch to Strawberry, California
BBQ Supper at Strawberry Lodge

The Highway 50 Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to horse and wagon enthusiasts, and the historical reenactment of the “Great Western Migration”.

For details about this  South Lake Tahoe event, and to sign up to ride in a wagon, visit

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