Fort Scott National Historic Site
Fort Scott National Historic Site, Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS 66701, USA
Fort Scott National Historic Site is located in downtown Fort Scott, Kansas. U.S. Highways 69 and 54 intersect here. Fort Scott is about 90 miles south of Kansas City and 60 miles northwest of Joplin, Missouri. It is 4 miles from the Kansas-Missouri border.
Signs directing visitors to Fort Scott are posted on highway 69 for visitors coming from the north and the south and on highway 54 for visitors coming from the east and the west.
The entrance to the site is one block west of the intersection of Highway 69 and Highway 54 east. (Highway 54 west splits off from Highway 69 about 1/2 mile north of town.)
Rest rooms, bookstore, picnic tables; Contact the park for a listing of handicapped accommodations, guided tours and living history programming.
April: Civil War Encampment, June:Good Ol' Days, December: Candlelight Tour
Wayside exhibits, museum exhibits, furnished rooms, rangers, special events, tours, interpretive/education programs