Plan and enrich your visit to Fort Scott National Historic Site with the official, free National Park Service app. Digitally explore this 1840's frontier fort—by map or by topic of interest. Discover the natural and cultural stories in context with their locations. Find the information you need about visitor centers, events, and services throughout the park.
Explore Fort Scott's Sites
Discover park stories by exploring collections right on the home screen. Quickly delve into a topic or site that interests you, from the major resources of the park to going on an enriched self-guided walking tour. Alternatively, you can explore Fort Scott via the interactive map, or even search for a site you've heard about.
See where you are located within the park and find what is nearby. It's a great way to find where things are in the park, or what is near you when you're in the park. If you've downloaded the app content ahead of your visit, the map will continue to work for you without an internet connection!
Plan your visit and reminder yourself of places, topics, tours, and events that interest you. The app will even notify you when you get near a saved location.
Ready to share your experience? Tap here to create your very own collage of images you've taken of your Fort Scott experience, then share that collage with friends and family.
Calendar and Alerts
Get up-to-date information from the National Park Service about what is happening in Fort Scott, including ranger programs (requires internet connection to receive the initial data and for any updates).
Audio-described sites and alternative text for images. This app includes up-to-date accessibility information for facilities in the park.
The app is free and available on the App Store and on Google Play.
Cellular service within the park is readily available. However, in order to make use of the app where service is limited, follow these simple steps:
We are constantly improving the NPS Fort Scott app so that it is the best digital experience and the perfect way to enhance your visit to the park.
Please contact us with any comments you might have about the app, from issues you might be experiencing or new content you'd love to see in the app. We want to hear from you.
Last updated: August 7, 2021