Fort Bridger Rendezvous 2016

Gates open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 2 to September 5, 2016

Gate fees $4.00 per person 12 and up / Children 11 and under are Free
Dressed in period clothing (pre 1840′s fur trade) from head to toe, admission is Free.

The Fort Bridger Rendezvous is a mountain man rendezvous in celebration of the Fur Trade Rendezvous Era that occurred in the Rocky Mountains between 1825-1840. It is one of the largest mountain man gatherings in the nation.

Held annually the first weekend of September at Fort Bridger Wyoming, this Mountain Man Rendezvous is an experience your family will be sure to remember for years. Come and experience historic Fort Bridger at its best!

Admission for the general public is $4.00 for everyone 12 years and up. Come authentically dressed from head to toe in pre-1840 fur trade era mountain man garb only, and get in free! State regulations prohibit alcohol consumption. Dogs are welcome, however, please review the dog policy before bringing your dog(s) as violators will be fined. Remember you are on a State historic site which is under the direction of Wyoming State Parks Division.

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Authentic Dress:

Individuals who wish to be authentically dressed should adhere to the following guidelines:
NOTE: Authentic Dress is required for campers in the Primitive Camp and traders.

  • All visible clothing must pre-date 1840. These items include:
  1. Hats & Bonnets
  2. Shirts & Blouses
  3. Jackets & Coats
  4. Pants
  5. Dresses
  6. Shoes
  7. Blankets
  8. Jewelry
  9. Weapons (all kinds)
  • Women must be wearing period dresses, or a blouse and skirt.
  • Prescription glasses are acceptable. Sun glasses are not allowed.

If you have a questionable item, please contact the FBRA.

Click Here to meet the 2015 Bourgeios “Booshway” & Segundo!

Meet the 2015 Fort Bridger Rendezvous Board

2015 Board Members

(Front row left to right)- Jeff Malan (Chairman), Eugene Fowles (Segundo), Shalayne Hunziker (Booshway), Mike Chatelain  (Second row left to right)- Susan Bridge, Heather Shell, Nancy Turner (Secretary), Monty Bullock, Mica Stark  (Third row left to right)- Mike Larsen. Bob Christensen (Forth row left to right)- Ben Kemp, Dave Morby, Warren Will