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    Bent's Old Fort

    National Historic Site Colorado

Be A Junior Ranger

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Kids as carpenters

NPS

Upon your arrival at the fort, meet with a costumed Interpreter for a Junior Ranger Booklet. Fill out the pages and receive your Bent's Old Fort Junior Ranger Badge. The Booklet has a variety of fun things to do.

Did You Know?

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Many of the west’s most important men passed through the gates of Bent’s Fort. Some of their names were Joseph Walker, John C. Fremont, Kit Carson, Bill Williams, Tom Fitzpatrick, Dick Wooten, Francis Parkman, Marcus Whitman, General Kearny, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, and George Ruxton.