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    Bent's Old Fort

    National Historic Site Colorado

Park Statistics

Park Acreage
799.8 Acres

Park Visitation
2004 30,964
2005 27,760
2006 26,483
2007 23,952
2008 25,001
2009 28,131
2010 29,120
2011 26,842
2012 25,815

Did You Know?

Travelers unhitch their animals in the side corral

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.