Fort on the Old Spanish Trail, Fort Uncompahgre opens to the Public, Saturday, June 4th, 9:00 – 4:00 pm

The Fort will officially open to the public on Saturday, June 4th.  The Fort’s hours of operation will be Tuesday – Saturday 9- 4 pm.  through the end of October. Admission fees…Adults $5.00  Seniors $4.00 and kids 6 – 18  $3.00  Kids under  6 FREE Family Rate  $15.00 For more information 970-874-8349     read more →

Friends of the Fort announce themes for Saturday’s at the Fort

Big Doin’s at The Fort The second and fourth Saturday of the month -June – October May 21 – Rubidoux’s Encampment June 11 – Celebrating Textiles and Crafts June 25 – Old Time Music festival – Fundraiser for the Fort July 9 – Trade Days – Historical July 23- Pioneer Living History Days August 13.. read more →

Volunteers Needed for the 2016 Season – June through October

Volunteer’s Needed… Getting ready for the 2016 season at the Fort.  Training will be provided… The mission of Fort Uncomphagre – Old Spanish Trail Interpretive Center is to promote and preserve the heritage and history for locals and visitors, using Fort Uncompahgre as a centerpiece to disseminate local, regional and national history. Volunteers are needed to.. read more →

Volunteer Docents needed for the 2016 Season

What is a Docent? Docents are volunteer teachers who provide group learning experiences in the form of museum tours, demonstrations, or instruction in special activity areas. Fort Docent Programs will provide the following services:    Special Interest or Public Tours starting June 4th and ending October 31st. Volunteer training and orientation for the 2016 season will be.. read more →

Spring Encampment – May 20, 21 & 22 “Robidoux’s Camp”

Robidoux’s Camp hosted by Bill Bailey, founder of Fort Uncompahgre a 1990 replica of the historic fort. Experience the first trading post located on the Old Spanish Trail.  The Fort was established as a fur trading post along the North Branch of the Old Spanish Trail in the late 1820’s by Antoine Robidoux, near the present site of.. read more →