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    Bent's Old Fort

    National Historic Site Colorado


These publications are freely distributed by the National Park Service. All require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.

Bent's Fort Ledger Volunteer Newsletter [1524k PDF file]
The official fall - winter 2010 volunteer newsletter of Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site written for the park's volunteers, but for anyone interested in the park's activities, projects and developments.


Western National Parks Association Products and Price List
A listing of books, maps, videos, CDs, and trade goods such as blankets, beads, pots, candle lanterns, games, and candy.


Historical Resources
Reconstruction of the Fort [297k PDF file]
Fort Livestock [395k PDF file]


Natural Resource
Bird List [3.6k PDF file]
Historic Plants [4.2k PDF file]
Tamarisk Removal [3.2k PDF file]


Foreign Language Brochures of Bent's Old Fort History
Spanish - [167k PDF file]
French - [180k PDF file]
German - [165k PDF file]

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.