Things To Do

A paved walkway leads to an adobe fortress with tipi poles in front of it
Take a Hike into History

After you arrive in the park, a short walk is required to reach the reconstructed fort.

The Park Store has a variety of western frontier book, videos, maps, 1840 trade goods for sale.
Western National Parks Association Store

Complete your visit by checking out the Western National Parks Association Store at the rear of the fort.

Tall adobe walls define a triangular corral space.
Self-guided Tour

Explore the fort at your own pace with the self-guided tour booklet.

a gravel travel through a tree-covered flood plain.
Hike along the Arkansas River

A two-mile trail system provides for solitude and exploration along the Arkansas River floodplain.

Last updated: May 8, 2024

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35110 State Highway 194
La Junta, CO 81050


719 383-5010

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