Events and activities subject to change
The public should be prepared for reduced hours and services provided by Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site employees due to the sequestration that became effective March 1, 2013. Please check back often for further details or changes.
The"Bent's Fort Ledger" a quarterly newsletter, provides an effective way to communicate park news and developments. The newsletter keeps volunteers and the public current on volunteer work, activities, park developments, managment and special events. Tips on performing interpretion, living history, and research are included to assist in developing your skills, abilities and knowledge.
Did You Know?
Eight to ten oxen were used to pull the trade wagons from Missouri to Bent's Fort. Oxen were cheaper, less tempermental and tasted better than mules or horses.