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Fort Uncompahgre

205 Gunnison River Dr, Delta, CO 81416-1847
+1 970-874-8349
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Blast from the WAY past

I visited for the first time during a Business After Hours event. I barely knew this place was... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
TheDiscerningTexan
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Delta, Colorado
very interseting

very nice place to visit and learn about delta. the staff was very friendly and helpful. plan to... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
b h
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Osteen, Florida
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205 Gunnison River Dr, Delta, CO 81416-1847
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+1 970-874-8349
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"old spanish trail"
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I visited for the first time during a Business After Hours event. I barely knew this place was there, and after the visit, I recommend everyone go at least once. Run by volunteers dressed in period clothing and very knowledgeable about the fort, it's a...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

very nice place to visit and learn about delta. the staff was very friendly and helpful. plan to spend some time lots to see

Thank b h
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

learned alot and this place was cool, enjoyed looking at all the old items and the building see how they lived back then, worker was great and very helpful

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This place is a recreation of a trappers' camp that was originally a few miles north. The attention to detail in this replication is impressive. The place is considerable in size and it shows the division of labor and different functions in a trappers' camp....More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have taken my granddaughter here for historical re-enactments of life when this was a thriving fit. I especially appreciate it after having read about it being a stop on the Old Spanish Trail. Both my granddaughter and I were enthralled and felt as though...More

Thank Johanna N
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a replica of an early 1800's fort on the Old Spanish Trail. We keep learning about the early Spanish explorers who came through this region looking for a good trade route from Santa Fe New Mexico to California. During their explorations - they...More

2  Thank Rita B
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Even though I live in Cedaredge, I love coming down to the Fort, It is time period correct and just a awesome place to stop, It is a working Fort where they have live demonstrations.

Thank Dean M
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Ft. Uncompaghre is disappointing if you enter and walk around without a guide. The mound of dirt and piles of dead stuff have no relevance, but if you stop on a Friday when Hartley is about, the fort takes a 180 and breathes history. Another...More

Thank rob2269
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is easy to get to, but unfortunately not open when we came through town. We are putting it in a trip for next year. Make Reservations for the tour ahead of time. Open- June through October School Tours – April – May – September...More

1  Thank CJDSign
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a cool historical spot to check out but is not open all the time so you have to check when its open! Fun to learn history whether you are traveling through our a local! In the Confluence Park area so lots to do!

Thank matlujan
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Judy K
24 October 2017|
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Response from Trainman334 | Reviewed this property |
I would say mostly yes. It is all on one level. I say "mostly" for two reasons. One is that it is not a very smooth surface to roll a wheel chair over. It is a recreation of earlier conditions and so the whole thing is... More
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