Established in 1842, from a permanent Indian frontier, though Bleeding Kansas, The Civil War, and the Railroad Expansion, Fort Scott played a vital part in the formation of our nation.
Home of the “Life in a Jar” Project, the story of Irena Sendler. Engaging, unbelievable true stories, researched and composed by students, fill the hall. A must visit in The Fort.
Fort Scott is home to the largest collection of Gordon Parks photography in the world. The Museum hosts the Annual “Gordon Parks Celebration”.
See all the sites in Fort Scott is on our 50-minute narrated Trolley Tour! Places you see will include the National Historic Site, National Cemetery No. 1, beautiful homes and mansions, landmarks, and more!
When Congress approved the creation of national cemeteries in 1862, the cemetery became one of 14 national cemeteries to be designated or established as such that year.
This beautiful 155 acre park has seven shelter houses, two lakes for fishing and multiple playground areas. Includes an 18 hole disc golf course.
If you’d like to see Fort Scott’s Victorian charm first-hand, then take advantage of the Victorian Homes Driving Tour. On this self-directed tour, you will drive past 52 homes built…
Live Entertainment in Fort Scott Kick up your heels or just kick back and enjoy some live entertainment in Fort Scott. We’ve got a concert for your weekend getaway, whether…
The 19th Annual Gordan Parks Celebration Schedule of Events Thursday, October 6, 2022 PHOTO EXHIBIT – In the Lunt Lobby of the Fine Arts Center. The photo contest sponsored by…
Historic Downtown Fort Scott Walking Tour Historic Downtown Fort Scott Walking Tour has many great places to experience! TREMONT HOTEL / SLEEP INN The Tremont Hotel closed its doors in…
Fort Scott Veterans Celebration Join us for the Annual Fort Scott Veterans Day Celebration honoring our American Heroes! Fort Scott Veterans Celebration Events: Friday, November 11: American Legion Parade- Gather…
LaRoche Baseball Complex The LaRoche Baseball Complex is a state-of-the-art baseball complex in Fort Scott, Kansas. There is no baseball facility that compares to Dave Regan Stadium inside the LaRoche…
A working lavender farm, with ongoing planting, weeding, harvesting, and everything in between! Their lavender is used for bouquets, wreathes, oils, sachets, soaps, lotions, scrubs, and so much more!
Beautiful, restored theatre that is host to some of the best touring acts in the nation. Also home of Crooner’s Lounge! Private & corporate events are also welcome!
While we might promise good, clean fun, we can’t promise that the fun will literally be clean. You may get some dirt on your shoes. Because, you know, this is a farm.
About six and a half miles of wooded trails to mountain bike or hike. Home to the Annual Marmaton Massacre & Tri-Yak-A-Thon.
Named one of the best municipal course in Kansas, Woodland Hills is a parkland-style course winding through beautiful scenery, with elevation changes and some of the best views in Bourbon County.
4 Wheel Drives, Mountain Bikes, Hikers, and UTV’s are welcome to utilize and explore the 380 acre park with miles of trails, from beginner to extreme!
The tradition of the Bourbon County Fair continues as it has for more than 150 years.
2022 Pioneer Harvest Events
Pioneer Harvest Swap Meet
May 5th, 6th & 7th
Pioneer Harvest Fiesta
October 6th, 7th & 8th
Farmers’ Market Marketplace Downtown, Skubitz Plaza Saturdays 8AM – 12PM & Tuesdays 4PM – 6PM You will find homegrown and freshly picked fruits, vegetables, herbs & more in addition to…
With slides, diving boards and a play area for smaller kids, the Fort Scott Aquatic is the summertime hub for Fort Scottians!
Enjoy a leisurely stroll on the Belltown Trail at the new Riverfront Park, along the banks of the Marmaton River.
Raising Elk since 1990, using everything from the herbal essence of their antlers, to the high grade meat they produce. Higher in protein than beef, your visit will conclude with a taste of these animals!
This 1800’s rock house is now the studio and gallery space of local award-winning clay artist Bobbi Kemna. Pottery classes are a memorable experience for all ages, individuals and small groups. Please call for more information!
This dairy farm has been in operation since the late 1940’s. Cows have been milked off & on throughout those years but have been continuously milking since January of 1978.
A 1,500 acre preserve for hunting, fishing and recreation. Hunt whitetail deer, buffalo, elk, turkey, duck or geese.
Lavender Fest 5 in Fort Scott
June 18th 9am-3pm
A first class park for skateboarders. Perfect for beginners through expert!
A beautiful, 352 acre lake available for fishing, boating & recreation.
Fort Scott Historic Flood Tour Historic Tour Relive history as you enjoy a self-guided tour of Fort Scott’s historic flooding. This information can be found on historic markers throughout the…