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La Junta is a town in the Eastern Plains of Colorado. It is notable to travelers as the nearest town to Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, preserving an historically important locale along the Santa Fe Trail.

Bent's Old Fort

Get inEdit

The daily Amtrak [1] service Southwest Chief between Chicago and Los Angeles makes a stop-over here.

By carEdit

La Junta is just over an hour from the larger city of Pueblo.

Get aroundEdit





  • Felisa's Mexican Food and Lounge 27948 Frontage Rd.,

(719) 384-4814‎. Lots of authentic choices and good Mexican ambiance.


  • BJ's Sports Bar 10 E. 2nd St., (719) 384-4291



Get outEdit

Routes through La Junta
PuebloRocky Ford  W   E  Las AnimasDodge City


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