Plan Your Visit

Let us help you plan your visit.

If you're looking for an authentic frontier military experience, Fort Larned delivers. With nine original buildings restored to their historic appearance (and one reconstructed building) plus several of the largest living history events in Western Kansas you'll be able to see how the soldiers of the Indian Wars era lived on the frontier.

The Plan Your Visit section is designed to help you get the most out of your visit to Fort Larned. From what to see and do here to where you can eat and sleep in the surrounding communities, we'll make sure you know everything you need to make your visit go smoothly.

 
Visitors at the Information Desk.

Basic Information

All the basic information to get you started.

Fort Larned highway sign.

Directions and Transportation

Find out where we are and how to get here.

Army bunk beds in historically restored barracks building.

Eating & Sleeping

Find out about lodging and restaurant options in the local communities.

Young women dressed in 19th century women's clothing in the fort barracks.

Things to Do

We've got lots to see and do here! Find out what you can do on your visit.

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Calendar

Find out what's going on before you plan your trip to visit us.

From wildlife refuges to local museums, there's a lot more to see around Fort Larned.

Nearby Attractions

Check for alerts and temporary closures, especially if you're planning a visit in the winter.

Snow on the front porch of the barracks building.

Safety

Things to watch out for on your visit.

Wheelchair by the the walkway.

Accessibility

We do our best to make sure everyone has a chance to see the site.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1767 KS Hwy 156
Larned, KS 67550

Phone:

(620) 285-6911
Phones are answered by a person during the park's normal business hours. There is a general voicemail box for after hours calls, which are usually answered by the next day.

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