Pawnee Rock State Historic Site

Sandstone outcropping with some grass in some places and a few tress and bushes on it.
Pawnee Rock marked the halfway point on the Santa Fe Trail.

NPS Photo/Celeste

Quick Facts

Pawnee Rock State Historic Site is 16 miles east of Fort Larned. This sandstone outcropping was a well-known land mark on the Santa Fe Trail. Not only did it let travelers on the trail know they were following the correct route, it was also the halfway point on the trail. 

More Information about Local Attractions

Fort Larned National Historic Site, Santa Fe National Historic Trail

Last updated: November 17, 2021