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.
Activities near Keenesburg
View the town’s official website.