• Fort Parade Ground and Officers Quarters as seen from Guardhouse

    Fort Scott

    National Historic Site Kansas

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.

Restaurants-fortscott.com

Restaurants-discoverourtown.com

Did You Know?

General Winfield Scott at the time of the Mexican American War

The fort was named for General Winfield Scott, who was the commander of all American armies in the 1840s. General Scott was none too happy about it and said that it was done without his knowledge and against his wishes.