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A fort trapper demonstrates trapping. 

NPS photo

Parking and Wheel Chair Use
Accessibility parking is available at the visitor parking lot. There is a quarter mile walk to the fort from the parking lot to the fort. Shuttle service is provided from the parking lot to the fort by using a phone from a yellow box located at the shelter area. The trail is hard-surfaced and wheel chair accessible if you want to travel to the fort on your own. The instructions on use of the phone are in the box. A cart will arrive at the shelter in a few minutes. After your visit at the fort, contact a period clothed ranger for a ride back. Wheel chairs are available for your use at the fort.

Fort Accessibility
Most of the first floor of the fort is wheelchair accessible. A hand-held player with a tour of the second floor is available.Just ask at the fee area.

Documentary Film
A 20 minute documentary film with caption and visual description is available for viewing next to the fort fee collection room.

Service Animals
Service animals are allowed anywhere in the park.

Last updated: January 11, 2016

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35110 State Highway 194 E.
La Junta, CO 81050


(719) 383-5010

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