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    Bent's Old Fort

    National Historic Site Colorado


There are always new things happening at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site. You can stay in touch by looking at our Park Newsletter online or occasionally checking for any news releases.

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Did You Know?

Trapper teaches trapping to the visitors

One of the most educated and well traveled men at Bent’s Fort was a humble hunter named Jean Baptiste Charbonneau. This highly regarded Bent employee started out life as the infant son of Sacajawea and accompanied his mother on the famous Lewis and Clark expedition.