Fees & Passes

Fort Scott National Historic Site does not charge a fee to enter the park. The public can visit free of charge.

In addition, the National Historic Site does not sell the America the Beautiful Interagency passes. These include the Access Pass, the Senior Pass and the Annual Pass.These passes are available at Harry S Truman National Historic Site (Independence MO), Wilsons Creek National Battlefield (Republic MO), Pea Ridge National Military Park (Garfield AR) and the following Kansas sites: Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, Stafford KS (Senior and Access only); Great Plains Nature Center, Wichita KS (Senior and Access only); and Cimmaron National Grassland, Elkhart, KS (Senior, Access, and Annual).Interagency Annual Passes can also be purchased online from the United States Geological Survey website at https://store.usgs.gov/pass/index.html. Instructions for obtaining the Senior and Access passes by mail can also be obtained from this website.


Every Kid in a Park Pass: A free pass for fourth graders. Fourth graders can earn the pass by completing a fun, educational activity at everykidinapark.gov
and printing a paper voucher. Exchange the paper voucher for a plastic card at public lands that issue other passes. Learn more about the
Every Kid in a Park

Note that because Fort Scott NHS does not charge fees, the plastic passes will not be available at this site. This is posted in this section for informational purposes.

Last updated: September 2, 2015

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 918
Fort Scott, KS 66701


(620) 223-0310

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