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Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, CO

National Park Service

Overview

Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site features a reconstructed 1840s adobe fur trading post on the mountain branch of the Santa Fe Trail where traders, trappers, travelers, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes came together in peaceful terms for trade. Today, living historians recreate the sights, sounds, and smells of the past with guided tours, demonstrations and special events.

Recreational Activities:

  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • PICNICKING
  • VISITOR CENTER

Address:

Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site
35110 Highway 194 E.
La Junta,CO,81050
Phone: (719) 383 5010
Email: beol_interpretation@nps.gov

Directions:

http://www.nps.gov/anac/planyourvisit/directions.htm

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