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Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

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1.5 mi 2.4 km #1Big Loop Trail
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La Junta, CO
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1.5 mi 2.4 km La Junta, CO

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The Arkansas River runs next to the fort. After an evening of thundershowers, the river runs higher than normal.
Jun 29, 2019 near La Junta, CO
Sustained by the Arkansas River, this grove of cottonwood trees provides relief in the heat of the day and helped people survive on the Plains in the 1800s and 1900s.
Jun 29, 2019 near La Junta, CO
A wagon and canon sit alongside the paved walkway that leads to the visitor parking area.
Jun 29, 2019 near La Junta, CO
Looking toward the high plains and the entrance to the historic site.
Jun 29, 2019 near La Junta, CO
The trail is essentially a mowed path along the river as it heads toward the bottom lands where trees grow in abundance.
Jun 29, 2019 near La Junta, CO
Bent's Old Fort as seen from the banks of the Arkansas River.
Jun 29, 2019 near La Junta, CO
A small rabbit sits next to the trail along the marsh. The marsh is a great place to see animals and birds throughout the day.
Jun 29, 2019 near La Junta, CO
Bent's Old Fort and the marsh next to it can be seen from the start of the trail.
Jun 29, 2019 near La Junta, CO
The trail passes a couple of teepees as it makes its way to the fort.
Jun 29, 2019 near La Junta, CO
Bent's Old Fort
Feb 19, 2016 near La Junta, CO

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