Things To Do
Tours and Documentary Film
A 1/4 mile walk down the trail will bring you to the gate of the fort. Inside you can view the 20 minute documentary film, "Traders, Tribes and Travelers". Self-guided tours and the film are available throughout the year. Living history interpreters provide guided tours and demonstrations June 1 through September 1 at 9:30 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm. From September through May guirded tours are at 10:30 am and 1:00 pm. Guided tours are not available during special events. Organized group tours can be reserved by calling (719) 383-5026.
2018 Special Events
Bent's Old Fort Hiking Trail
Western National Park's Bookstore
The bookstore and trade goods store located at the rear of the fort provides a collection of a number of hard to find items. Adult and children books about western frontier, nature, and local history are available. Trades goods of the period, games, puzzles, videos and music CDs, and children books round out the offerings. Some items are definitely unique and usually hard to find. Call 719-384-2800 for assistance.
Last updated: January 17, 2018