Kansas Map

Fort Larned National Historic Site

Contact Info
RR3 Box 69
Larned, KS 67550-9733

Phone:
620-285-6911
Basics
Type:
Historical Site,
Monument-Building,
National Park

Description

With nine beautifully restored buildings, Fort Larned NHS gives you a chance to experience military life on the Santa Fe Trail. Established on the vast prairie in western Kansas, troops stationed at Fort Larned protected mail coaches, freighters and other Trail traffic. As the site of an Indian Agency, Fort Larned also was instrumental in maintaining friendly relations with Plains Indians.

Hours + Fees

Hours:

Fort Larned National Historic Site is open seven days a week from 8:30AM to 4:30PM. The only scheduled closures are Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Fort Larned NHS is six miles west of the town of Larned on Kansas Highway 156. The park is located just off the highway with only a 1/4 mile drive to parking.

From Interstate 70, travel 30 miles west of Salina. Fort Larned NHS is 83 miles southwest after taking exit 225. The park is also accessible by KS-156 and various other state roads.

Customizable Directions


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