Bent County

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Bent County has to offer.

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Las Animas

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Las Animas is home to numerous

historical sites and fun activities.

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McClave

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McClave is a quaint community that boasts a top achieving school, and rich history.

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Hasty

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There's something to be said about small-town living.  Visit Hasty!

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Fort Lyon

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History and hope all at one place.

Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community- just outside of Las Animas.

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John Martin Reservoir

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A big attraction in Bent County is John Martin Reservoir.  Fishing, boating, camping & more!

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Boggsville

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Boggsville was the first permanent settlement in southeastern Colorado. Check it out - South of Las Animas.

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Santa Fe Trail

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Visit the historical sights along one of the nation's most famous trade routes.

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History

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We have a rich history rooting us here. 

Come explore with us!

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Hunting & Fishing

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Come here for big game, small game, and scenic fishing.  Visit the Las Animas

Fish Hatchery as well.

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Bird Watching

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Arguably the best in variety & quality of species that breed/migrate/winter here. 

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Las Animas Golf Course

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Play ball golf AND disc golf in Las Animas.

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The Arkansas River

The impact that water has on Bent County is immeasurable.  From farming/ranching to recreational activities and fishing- water is the life-blood of our county.

Agriculture

 Agriculture is vital to Bent County.  There is a growing shortage of young farmers getting started in agriculture, and there's a never ending demand for food... what will be done to make up the difference in that dilemma?