Learn About the Park

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Find out about the latest news and events at Fort Larned.

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Photos & Multimedia

Browse photos of events, volunteers and more. Watch videos of events at the fort and explore the buildings with the virtual tour.

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History & Culture

Learn about the people and events that made Fort Larned an important part of Santa Fe Trail and Indian Wars history.

River with trees on both banks.


The prairie landscape was just as much a part of the fort's history as the people and events.

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Discover unique and engaging education programs.

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Kids & Youth

Download our Junior Ranger booklet, check out the online Web Ranger program, or learn about the Scout Ranger Program.

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Learn about the laws and policies that apply to Fort Larned, the staff that manages the park, and get details about park projects and budget

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Our park cooperating association, Western National Parks Association, promotes preservation of Fort Larned through an educational bookstore.

Last updated: May 1, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1767 KS Hwy 156
Larned, KS 67550


(620) 285-6911
This phone is answered during regular business hours. After hours calls will be answered the next day. Please select a mailbox or leave a message on the main extension when the fort is closed.

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