National and State Register

Pike’s Stockade Site

Conejos County

Located along the north bank of the Conejos River, the site marks the spot where, in 1807, Zebulon Pike raised the American flag over what was then Spanish territory.

A view of the log-built Pike's Stockade in November, 2005.

Pike's Stockade in November, 2005. 

Photo by Mark Wolfe.

The site is now owned by History Colorado and a replica of the stockade exists near the location of the original structure.

Learn more at Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center.