Nearby Attractions

Fort Larned is located along the Santa Fe National Historic Trail, and there are many opportunities to learn more about the trail and its history all along the way.

Four miles east of Fort Larned is the Santa Fe Trail Center, a museum and library.

Sixteen miles east of Fort Larned is Pawnee Rock State Park, home of the well-known Santa Fe Trail landmark.

Black-necked stilt
Black-necked Stilt

Nathan King

Wildlife Viewing
While many birds and other wildlife may be seen at Fort Larned, the nearby Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Refuge and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge offer phenomenal opportunities for birding and other recreation.

Scenic Drives
Kansas Scenic Byways include the Wetlands and Wildlife Scenic Byway near Fort Larned. The byway traverses scenic rural Kansas landscape and connects Quivira and Cheyenne Bottoms.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1767 KS Hwy 156
Larned, KS 67550


(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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