[Welcome to Keenesburg, CO! Photo: Jeffrey Beall] Situated 40 miles northeast of Denver at 4,944 feet, Keenesburg is a rural plains town, so recreation is quieter. A small farming community, in 2010 the population was 1127.
The town was named for Les Keene, a settler of the area. Keenesburg is a Statutory Town in Weld County. It’s most known for its large animal sanctuary, which rescues big game from all over the world.
Wild Animal Sanctuary – 720 acre refuge for hundreds of lions, tigers, bears, wolves and large carnivores. An 1.5 mile elevated walkway overlooks the animals.
Things To Do near Keenesburg, CO
View the town’s official website.