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Boggsville

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Route 101, Las Animas, CO 81054
+1 719-456-2748
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Nice

This is a nice area where you can take a self tour and learn a lot about the early settlers of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robyn D
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Las Animas, Colorado
Worth the time!

If you are interested in Trail history, this is a must see! Restored buildings right along the... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
DB67154
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Whitewater, Kansas
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Route 101, Las Animas, CO 81054
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Route 101, Las Animas, CO 81054
+1 719-456-2748
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice area where you can take a self tour and learn a lot about the early settlers of the south and how they lived. I highly recommend coming out when there are special events happening.

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in Trail history, this is a must see! Restored buildings right along the path of the Santa Fe Trail. Excellently done.

Thank DB67154
Reviewed June 11, 2017

I have visited Boggsville several times in the past 10 years, and after visiting this weekend, am happy to see how much the exhibits have been improved upon. There is more signage that explains the fascinating story of this small community, that is one of...More

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We went to the 150th anniversary of Boggsville complete with blacksmithing, authentic entertainment, and wagon rides. Delicious lunch was served consisting of varied chilis and stews. Special dedication for long time archaeologist Richard Carrillo who passed away in 2014. This site speaks to the true...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2016

Open between Memorial Day and Labor Day , other times of year can see area but do not always have a tour available off season. Kit Carson and his wife's last home. The Boggs family raised their remaining children.

Thank Kay H
Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

After seeing more than our fair share of old towns / historic places, this was disappointing. There were two buildings which seemed in good condition and were obviously used in peak season as a shop / small museum but we're obviously locked. No biggie, I...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed October 2, 2015

Nice little historic stop to see how life in the 1800's was. Two house have been restored, the Boggs and Prowers houses.

Thank mikester
Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here before going to Bent's Old Fort NHS (which is really great). The place looked abandoned, except for a small trailer towards the front of the property that showed signs of habitation. Everything was overgrown and the trails/paths were unkempt....More

Thank David D
Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

This attraction provides a historical walk back in time. It's a self paced walking tour with great educational signs. A quick stop for a lot of learning !

Thank Tara M
Reviewed June 7, 2015

This rustic place has potential and that is about the best that can be said. I did not particularly find it worth the stop especially after visiting Old Bent's Fort. But it could be an excellent place with time and money to make it so.

Thank Magdalene P
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