Fort Scott, KS

| DAY TRIPS | MARCH 03, 2023

Fort Scott, KS - Fort Scott is a nice drive of about 75 minutes from Big Red Barn, and is full of history, culture and cobblestone streets.  Enjoy the day checking out Fort Scott by visiting some of the following places.


Fort Scott National Park, The story of Fort Scott is the story of America growing up. When the fort was established in 1842, the nation was still young and confined largely to the area east of the Mississippi River.Yet within a few years, Fort Scott's soldiers became involved in events that would lead to tremendous spurts of growth and expansion.Free admission, daily guided tours April – October at 11:00am


Gordon Parks Museum, on the campus of Fort Scott Community College-The Gordon Parks Museum honors the life and work of Gordon Parks,internationally-known photographer, filmmaker, writer, and musician; and to use his remarkable life story to teach about artistic creativity, cultural awareness, and the role of diversity in our lives. 


The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes is headquartered in Fort Scott, Kansas, where our exhibition space provides visitors with a dynamic learning experience of Unsung Heroes throughout history.


Shop, eat and explore the inthe local businesses of the cobblestoned downtown area of Fort Scott, KS.