Where To Eat
Picnicking is allowed on the site and a designated picnic area is located near the RV and Bus Parking area. Picnic tables are also located on Skubitz Plaza adjacent to the site.
Dining establishments in the town of Fort Scott include full service restaurants and an abundance of fast food places. Cuisine includes pizza, Mexican, and Chinese restaurants.
A complete listing of restaurants can be found by following this link.
Did You Know?
From 1869-73, soldiers were stationed near Fort Scott to protect a railroad being built through this area. Soldiers fought squatters who had formed an armed resistance to the railroad. This was one of few times in U.S. history that the army took up arms against civilians.