Fort Bent

Interior of Bent's Fort after the reconstruction.

There is a $2.00 ($3.00 Starting January 2002) per person living history tour fee for anyone 6 years of age and older. Federal passports are honored. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June through August and 9:00 4:00 p.m. September through May. No reservations are necessary for guided tours in the summer. Summer tours start at 9:30, 11:00 a.m., and 1:00, 2:30, 4:00 p.m.Winter tours (September through May) without reservations start at 9:30 a.m.and 2:30 with reserved group tours at 10:30 a.m.and 1:00 p.m.. The winter group tours can be reserved by calling (719) 383-5010.

Direction to Bent's Fort

An early artist's depiction of Bent's Fort on the Arkansas River.