• Aerial View of Fort Larned

    Fort Larned

    National Historic Site Kansas

Your Dollars At Work

Disassembled commissary wall.

Restoration work on the Old Commissary, 2005.


Fort Larned National Historic Site is committed to preserving the fort's structures and historic character as completely and as accurately as possible. To do so, the park performs ongoing historic structures restoration to preserve the structures to the greatest possible extent. Some of this work has turned up interesting discoveries such as the McLaughlin Stone.

Your federal tax dollars allow the park to hire paid staff to maintain the fort and to provide visitor services including living history and tours.

Fort Larned also relies on volunteers and donations to provide the highest level of service possible. Thank you for your support!

Did You Know?

Military supply wagon at Fort Larned

Fort Larned is located directly on the Dry Route of the Santa Fe Trail, which follows the Pawnee Fork. The Wet Route, which more closely follows the Arkansas River, is just a few miles to the south. More...