Outdoor & culture activities in Fort Scott Kansas

The hustle and bustle of life can take its toll. Slow down. Take a step back. Put it all in perspective and reconnect with the outdoors. Whether you’re reeling in a monster catch at Fort Scott Lake, watching baseball. Fort Scott can supply you with the opportunity to take that deep breath!

Festivals & Events

2018 Veterans Day Celebration

Honoring our Veterans since 1842….. The 1st Annual Veterans Day Celebration takes place November 9th, 10th, & 11th at various venues throughout Fort Scott. Any Veteran is invited to attend…

231 E. Wall Street Fort Scott KS 66701
Attractions

Dolly the Trolley

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!

231 E. Wall Fort Scott KS 66701
Arts

Gordon Parks Museum

Fort Scott is home to the largest collection of Gordon Parks photography in the world. The Museum hosts the Annual “Gordon Parks Celebration”, this year honoring academy award winner, Louis Gossett, Jr.

2018 S. Horton St Fort Scott KS 66701
Agri-Tourism

The Lavender Patch

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!

2376 Locust Road Fort Scott KS 66701
Adventure

Gunn Park

This beautiful 155 acre park has seven shelter houses, two lakes for fishing and multiple playground areas. Includes an 18 hole disc golf course.

1010 Park Ave Fort Scott KS 66701
Agri-Tourism

Black Dogs Farm

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.

351 230th St Garland KS 66741
Historical Attractions

Tour of the 1876 Lyon Twin Mansions

Welcome to the Twin Mansions: landmark Victorian residences circa 1876. Here is their story as we know it: As the Civil War ended Fort Scott began marketing to bankers and…

Fort Scott KS 66701
Festivals & Events

Pioneer Harvest Fiesta

Something for every member of the family! Handmade Arts & Crafts in the 4-H building. Quilt Show in the Meyers Building. This year’s Gas Engine Exhibit features Baker Made Monitor Engines.

2102 S. Huntington Blvd Fort Scott KS 66701
Agri-Tourism

Farmers’ Market

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…

Fort Scott KS 66701
Adventure

The Bunker

The Bunker is a firearms training facility and shooting sports retailer in historic downtown Fort Scott, KS. Offering Basic Firearms Training, Concealed Carry, Personal Protection, Basic and Advanced Pistol and Sporting Rifle, and Law Enforcement Training.

108 Scott, Ave Fort Scott KS 66701
Agri-Tourism

Anderson Elk Ranch

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!

1282 245th Street Fort Scott KS 66701
Arts

The Pot Pantry

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!

1366 215TH STREET Fort Scott KS 66701
Agri-Tourism

Foster Dairy

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.

1037 KS-39, Fort Scott KS 66701