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    Bent's Old Fort

    National Historic Site Colorado


Nature and Science

Tiger Salamander

(Don Troyer)

To date, no extensive study has been done to inventory amphibian species and populations. Three species of amphibians have been documented at the park.

Did You Know?

pocket billiards

One of the most interesting items described as being at Bent’s Fort was “a regularly established billiard room”. Mentioned by many original visitors, the billiard table is as surprising to modern visitors as it was 160 years ago. The impressive table measures 6ft. by 12ft.