Updated: Jan 4
There are few American made experiences that are more symbolic of the United States since its founding in 1776.
The wagon and cattle drive experience not only played a pivotal role in the founding of towns and villages in the east, but also the great western frontier, west of the Mississippi River.
The Great American Wagon & Cattle Drive - 2023
"Live frontier history while fulfilling your true western dream"
September 1 - 10, 2023
Fast forward to September of 2023, the United States will have accomplished similar outcomes post Covid-19.
We as Americans will be in need of doing something, anything, that can not be only enjoyed as an experience, but also as a way to participate in something symbolic.
The symbolism that represents the core foundation of American toughness and resiliency to the adversity of life post Covid-19 will be ready to stand tall and proud. What better way to show than to participate in The Great American Wagon & Cattle Drive - 2023, taking place in the heart of the great western frontier, Montana.
This epic drive will be organized as a 501-C3 not-for-profit endeavor that will be much like the 1989 Montana Centennial Cattle Drive will be largely organized by volunteers. that will coordinating the critical operational activities.
Drovers, Wranglers, Wagon Train Participants, Horseback Riders
220 covered wagons
3,000 head of cattle
90 horse wranglers
Drive Professionals: will be involved in every aspect of planning and implementing such a large and very public event.
Great importance is the involvement of elected state, local officials and community leaders of cities and towns located in southwest Montana along cattle drive pathway.
State Ranchers (Land and Cattle) specifically in southwest Montana located along cattle drive pathway
State and Local Law Enforcement in southwest Montana located along cattle drive pathway
Overnight Special Event Logistics for human/cattle/equine
Overnight Location Event Specialist
Large Animal Veterinarians
Human Medical professionals
Cattle Drive Trail Community Outreach Coordinators located in southwest Montana along cattle drive pathway
Kickoff and Final Night Event Coordination
Public Relations professionals
Media Relations professionals
Event logistics Coordination professionals
Other professionals will be added as need arises
"The Great American Wagon & Cattle Drive - 2023" will take place in heart of the American West in beautiful Southwest Montana. Vendors originating in Missoula, Montana, Butte, Montana, and Helena, Montana will play a large role in this very special event.
Some of the key players in the success of the Great Montana Centennial Cattle Drive back in 1989 was the partnership with local medias. KTVQ out of Billings, Montana was pivotal in the 1989 cattle drive.