Get Ready to Picnic in the Park

Children in a 1800s mail wagon.
Children playing in the mail wagon.

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News Release Date: July 13, 2016


Get Ready to Picnic in the Park!

Fort Larned National Historic Site – This year the National Park Service turns 100 and Fort Larned invites you to celebrate with them.Join them on August 27, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm for a "Picnic in the Park".They'll have music from the Fort Larned Post Band, military history displays, fun activities for the kids, cultural foods, and much more.Mark your calendars, get your picnic baskets ready, and stay tuned for more details.

In celebration of the National Park Service Centennial, Fort Larned National Historic Site invites you to discover the meaning of national parks, how your park inspires you - both in personal connections and memorable experiences.Fort Larned National Historic Site is located six miles west of Larned on Kansas Highway 156.Open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., information on visiting is on the internet at, or by calling 620-285-6911.There is no admission fee.

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Last updated: July 18, 2016

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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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