Fort Scott Good Ol’ Days Festival Festival This annual street fair got it’s start way back in 1899. At this time street fairs were sweeping the country, so it was…
Friday, February 15th – Sunday, February 17th Disappear with your special someone and celebrate Valentines Day – All Weekend Long! Cozy dinners, craft beers, fine wine, breakfast for two, or…
Downtown Walking Tour Historical Tour TREMONT HOTEL / SLEEP INN The Tremont Hotel closed its doors in 1910, and was later torn down. Now, more than 100 years later a…
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…
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!
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.
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.
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.
Stop in for a local craft beer A quiet place to have a beer, talk with friends, play a board game and enjoy a beer. Wine and bourbon are also…
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.
There is no baseball facility that compares to Dave Regan Stadium inside the LaRoche Baseball Complex. 500 stadium seats, 500 bleacher seats, and room for 2500 on the grassy berms.…
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!
This beautiful 155 acre park has seven shelter houses, two lakes for fishing and multiple playground areas. Includes an 18 hole disc golf course.
About six and a half miles of wooded trails to mountain bike or hike. Home to the Annual Marmaton Massacre & Tri-Yak-A-Thon.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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…
Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the new Riverfront Park, along the banks of the Marmaton River.
With slides, diving boards and a play area for smaller kids, the Fort Scott Aquatic is the summertime hub for Fort Scottians!
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.
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…