TIMBER! Learn the Ways of the Lumberjack at the L.A. County Fair

September 1, 2011

The storied history of the lumberjack is one of danger and skill. The men in logging camps began competing on their days off against each other for bragging rights and personal glory. They also became exciting storytellers and were renowned for consuming hefty portions of food around the campfire. At their peak in 1906 there were 500,000 lumberjacks, who took special pride in their work.
You’ll get a taste of what it was like to be part of the lore of the lumberjack at the Fair’s  Wilderness Ridge, featuring a lumberjack show and camp.  You will be in awe of the feats of strength and demonstrations of skill performed by modern day lumberjacks  Chainsaw carving, wood chopping, log rolling and other old-timey competitions bring the era of Paul Bunyan to life.
There’s plenty of logging work to be done and the lumberjacks invite guests to join in on the fun. Go back in time and learn about the logging industry that took place across the United States in the early 1900s everyday at the Fair. Check out our website for show times and more information.

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