• Aerial View of Fort Larned

    Fort Larned

    National Historic Site Kansas


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Did you know Fort Larned has over 100 active volunteers?

Volunteers help in many ways from living history and visitor services to behind-the-scenes projects. "Enlist" today and make a difference! Anyone can be a volunteer!

To find out how you can help, Contact Us and ask about volunteering. We will work with you to match your interests, talents, time, and abilities with the park's needs.

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who volunteer at Fort Larned NHS can work toward a special Scout Ranger patch. Learn more about the Scout Ranger Program.

Additional volunteer opportunities for which the park is seeking more visibility may be advertised through volunteer.gov. When advertised through this tool, these opportunities will appear below.


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

George A. Custer

George Armstrong Custer and the newly-organized 7th U.S. Cavalry encamped at Fort Larned before and during their campaigns against the Cheyenne in 1867 and 1868. Custer's first experience dealing with Plains Indians occurred at Fort Larned. More...