• Aerial View of Fort Larned

    Fort Larned

    National Historic Site Kansas

Bicycling Information

Fort Larned National Historic Site is located along Kansas Highway 156, a two-lane highway with a narrow shoulder.

There are no bike paths within Fort Larned National Historic Site.

Bike racks are located near the visitor center. Please help protect the historic buildings at Fort Larned by using the bike racks. Do not lean bikes against the buildings.

If you plan to bike to the Santa Fe Trail ruts area of the park, plan for about 5.5 miles one way of gravel roads. Inquire at the visitor center for road conditions or to obtain a map to the site.

Did You Know?

Striker attending to ladies in the Captain's quarters.

An officer at Fort Larned was allowed to hire a paid servant. Most of the time an unmarried lady would fill this position. Otherwise, an enlisted soldier might be hired. More...