Fourth of July at the Fort on the Old SpanishTrail

The Fort will be OPEN Tuesday the Fourth of July 9 – 4 pm. FREE Admission all day long.   read more →

Fort is now scheduling School Tours

   SCHOOL TOURS The Fort is taking reservations for school tours for the months of April, May, September and October.  Monday- Friday  Please call 970-874-8349 or go online to www. or  call 970-640-7076 Cost per student is $3.00 no charge for teachers or chaperones. read more →

“Life on the Old Spanish Trail”, First Person Interpretation – Saturday, Oct. 8th, 9-3 pm

William Bailey and friends will be hosting a First Person Interpretation at the Fort .  The theme will be, “Life on the old Spanish Trail.  Open to the Public 9-3 pm.   19th century reenactors living the day in the life at Robidoux’s Post on the Gunnison River in Delta. PUBLIC WELCOME – FREE Admission… read more →

Calling all artist…First Annual – Paint The Fort Plein Aire Painting Competition- Saturday, October 22, 2016

Paint the Fort Plein Air Painting Competition and Exhibition, sponsored by Fort Uncompahgre on the Old Spanish Trail and Gallery de la Luz, will be held on Saturday, October 22nd. 2016. Participating painters will have one day (12 hour period) to render and submit a piece of art, using Fort Uncompahgre or Confluence Park as.. 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 →