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    Bent's Old Fort

    National Historic Site Colorado

How to Donate

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A Trader with his Conestoga wagon.

NPS Photo

Donations are received by the park and used to purchase materials, supplies, clothing, tools and accoutrements for the living history program. Donations can be made by check made out the National Park Service and mailed to: National Park Service, Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, State Highway 194 E., La Junta, Co 81050. You will receive a letter of confirmation by mail.

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.