Permits & Reservations

The following activities or events are those for which we require a reservation.

Guided Tours-Guided tours for groups are available by advance arrangement. We ask for at least three weeks notice when requesting a guided tour. Call 620-223-0310 to request a tour.

Spring Education Programs - In April and May, we offer two school programs Life on the Frontier (K-4) and Sweep Through History (5-8). The programs are offered on specific days and reservations are required. For more information, visit our For Teachers page.

Candlelight Tour- Each December we have an event where the entire fort is lit by candle lanterns. The site comes to life with about 100 reenactors who tell stories of the site's history at various scenes. A tour guide takes visitors to the various scenes. The event is held the first Friday and Saturday evening in December. Tickets, currently $8.00 each, go on sale November 1, 2015. Call 620-223-0310.

Special Use Permit Application-to be used to request special uses of the park such as events and large public gatherings.

Last updated: March 10, 2017

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 918
Fort Scott, KS 66701


(620) 223-0310

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