Spaces Still Available for Authentic Five-Day Cattle Drive, June 14-18
RENO, Nev. (February 9, 2015) – For 25 years, the Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive has given would-be cowboys and cowgirls the chance to participate in an authentic, old-style cattle drive as they travel 100 miles through Nevada desert to deliver over 300 steers to the rodeo grounds in downtown Reno. A number of spaces remain for buckaroos wanting to take part in the historic 25th anniversary event, June 14-18, 2015 which kicks off the 96th Annual Reno Rodeo.
Beginning on Sunday, June 14 in Doyle, California, cattle drive participants will spend five days driving cattle as they traverse 2,300 acres on the high-desert range north of Reno while eight, 1800s style mule-drawn wagons travel alongside the herd, carrying guests’ luggage and supplies. The route, which varies slightly each year, begins in the Red Rock Valley and travels through Dry Valley, around Dogskin Mountain to the final camp in Hungry Valley before the last southward push into the city of Reno just before noon on Thursday, June 18.
Offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience, the $2,000 participation fee includes the guest’s horse, ground transportation and hearty catered meals, as well as a quintessential western experience with stunning sunrises, breathtaking scenery, campfire songs, cowboy poetry and the unforgettable bond between horse and rider.
It may seem like all fun and games, but participation in the Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive and support of the Reno Rodeo makes it possible for the Reno Rodeo Foundation to provide support to thousands of children with extraordinary needs across Northern Nevada as well as providing scholarships for rural Nevadans to attend the University of Nevada, Reno.
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Tickets for the 96th annual Reno Rodeo, June 18-27, 2015, can be purchased online at or in person at the Lawlor Events Center box office. For ticket information only, call 775-784-4444. To order tickets by phone, call 800-325-7328.