Things To Do

Visitors to Fort Larned National Historic Site have the unique opportunity to tour the nation's best-preserved and best-restored fort from the Indian Wars period. There is a lot to explore and discover at Fort Larned!

For an unforgettable experience, visit Fort Larned on a special event weekend. With help from the site's dedicated volunteers, the fort buzzes with life and activity including living history, weapons demonstrations, and other special activities. Check our calendar for upcoming events.

Pair of horses pulling a buggy.

Living History

Our living historians make the fort come alive!

Park ranger leads a tour.

Ranger-Guided Tours

Ranger-guided tours are one of the best ways to learn about the fort.

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Nature Trail

Learn about the nature surrounding the fort.

Aerial view of Santa Fe Trail ruts.

Santa Fe Trail Ruts

See authentic Santa Fe Trail ruts.

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Picnic Area

Bring your lunch and spend the day!

White egret in a small pool of water surround by reeds.

Nearby Attractions

There are lots of other great places to visit in the surrounding area.

Last updated: June 4, 2019

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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